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Coutts beefs up to target growing rich in region

Coutts, a British private bank which during its 321 years of history has served Charles Dickens and Frederic Chopin, plans to boost its workforce in Asia to capture the growing number of millionaires.

Monday, 10 June, 2013, 5:09am 1 comment

Coutts staff get packing for charity

What goes best with a business suit and a briefcase at this time of year? A toy for a child that may never have received a Christmas present before.

30 Dec 2012 - 7:22am

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Jeffrey Bernier, managing director - Asia-Pacific, Delta Air Lines

19 May 2012 - 12:00am

Family forum key to success

Successful entrepreneurs and high-net-worth investors generally take tough meetings and strategic decisions in their stride.

Often, though, there is a marked reluctance to do just that when the issues at hand relate to succession planning - passing on wealth, investments and, possibly, control of the business to members of the next generation.

7 May 2012 - 12:00am

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Chew Soon Gek, head of strategy and economic research Asia-Pacific for private banking, Credit Suisse

21 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

On the Move

Frank Trampert Managing director, Asia-Pacific Wyndham Hotel

21 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

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James Dubow, managing director and co-head of Asia, Alvarez & Marsal

24 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Coutts finds giving comes naturally

Philanthropy is in the genes at Coutts, so joining hands with Operation Santa Claus to help the local community was a natural step for the private banking company.

But its ties to the annual fund-raising campaign have expanded, as the company's employees have formed bonds with Operation Santa charities that go beyond the bank's involvement.

28 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Competition hots up for high-calibre staff

Private banks in Hong Kong will have problems this year, but they look like being the kind every organisation wants. Forecasts of a robust economy point to higher levels of personal investment, meaning that one of the biggest challenges will be to recruit enough high-calibre staff to maintain expansion and support new services.

22 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Investment bank seeks new talent

As part of an ambitious plan to double the size of its Asia business within the next three years, RBS Coutts intends to take on an additional 200 employees over the same period.

4 Sep 2010 - 12:00am