Asian advisor/Manager of the Year: Winner: Standard Chartered Private Bank

Date: 11 Jul 2012


Top photo: Grant Barbour, Partner, Trust and Private Capital, Bedell Group with Bjorn Stauch, Head of Private Banking, UK & Jersey, Standard Chartered Private Bank and host.

Bottom photo: Karen Jones, Editor, Citywealth with Rt Hon David Mellor QC

Standard Chartered Private Bank are in the right place at the right time with strong momentum in Asia.
They have had nine consecutive years of record income and profits with their Asian business continuing to outperform: the Private Bank saw 4,500 new accounts added in 2011/12 and AUM grew by 2% globally but 9% in Asia.

Shayne Nelson, CEO of the Private Bank and Global High Value Client commented “We have sustained our growth momentum even in uncertain economic times. Our strong revenue growth has been driven by our presence in the world’s fastest growing economies and successful internal collaboration with Wholesale and SME banking.‚Äù

Citywealth’s next major event is the Citywealth International Financial Centre Awards in January 2013. The awards are now open for submissions. The event is now in its second year and will be held at the Landmark Hotel on 24th January 2013. Closing deadline for submissions is 31st August 2012.

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Citywealth has twenty events a year, an app, two print publications and a fully archived website. Event clubs include Citywealth Women in Wealth Supper Club, Citywealth YP, Citywealth Tomorrow Club, Citywealth Shanghai Delhi Club. Awards are: Citywealth IFC awards, Citywealth Magic Circle AWards. Citywealth frequently does important interviews with wealthy clients and philanthropists.

Karen Jones is often referred to as the Liz Hurley of the finance world. She is a regular speaker and commentator on wealth and finance issues. Speaking recently on the future of Switzerland at The Financial Services Forum and commenting in the Daily Mail on wealthy arabs and their summer spending habits. Her most daring adventure was going on the bobsleigh at Calgary – the Olympic run which is 1,500 metres and takes ten seconds.

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