Signature Bank, headquartered in New York, said today it will be bolstering its private banking arm with three new hires.

Darren Kay, Brian Mazzotta and David Artis have been appointed to run three individual teams.

Kay and Mozzatta join the firm from Capital One Bank whilst Artis was poached from HSBC.

CEO of Signature, Joseph J. DePaolo, said: "These team appointments validate what we have been stating about the strength of our pipeline for attracting new talent. The latest additions are a direct and diverse representation of the current market transformation"

Signature Bank has US$21.0 billion in assets under management.