All articles by Chiara Masini

Chiara Masini

Ongoing crisis in Italy forcing client service changes

The dire economic environment is forcing Italian private banks to provide more transparency and different styles of service to cater to risk-averse clients calling out for simplicity. Chiara Masini speaks to five Italian banks to get an update on how they are adjusting their service models.

No changes to Italian tax laws for HNWIs: Grilli

The Italian Minister of Economics and Finance confirmed that there will be no changes to the existing tax laws affecting high net worth investors in Italy during an official visit to London.

Julius Baer bulks up Italian presence with Kairos tie-up

Swiss bank Julius Baer has signed a co-operation agreement with independent investment management firm Kairos to create an onshore wealth management business in Italy.

Lloyds TSB: Investors back Obama over Romney

US and global investors have greater confidence in President Obama’s ability on economic matters than Mitt Romney, new research suggests.

Deutsche Bank Q3: PWM pre-tax down 63%

Deutsche Bank’s private wealth management (PWM) unit reported a drastic pre-tax drop despite positive gains in net new money and assets under management (AUM).

BNP WM passes €1bn SRI milestone

BNP Paribas Wealth Management has passed the €1bn ($1.3bn) mark for the amount of client funds placed by the bank in socially responsible investments (SRI) six years after starting investments in the sector.

London ranked top city for business and finance

London has been ranked as the best city in the world for business and finance in 2012, winning the top spot alongside New York.