Olivier Lecler has been appointed CEO of Societe Generale Private Banking Suisse (SGPBS). He succeeds Yves Thieffry who was holding the role since 2012 and becomes chairman of the administration board of SGPBS. Lecler was hitherto deputy CEO of Societe Generale Private Banking Suisse. He will chair the executive committee of the company and will be a […]
Societe Generale Private Banking Switzerland has added three members to its executive committee : Olivier Lecler, Julien Duniague and Nicole Favre. Lecler has been named deputy CEO of the firm at the start of September. Formerly, he was deputy CEO of Societe Generale Bank & Trust Luxembourg. Duniague has been appointed head of Commercial and […]
Societe Generale Private Banking Suisse (SGPB Suisse) has recently appointed André Mankowsky as head of its Russia and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) desk in Zurich. He reports to Julien Duniague, head of Commercial and Marketing at SGPB Suisse and is responsible for continuing to strengthen the private bank’s existing relationships with Russian and CIS clients based both […]
Société Générale Private Banking has appointed Yves Thieffry as chief executive of its private banking business in Switzerland.
Kim March, strategist at Societe Generale Private Banking, provides an update on the Economic Research team’s latest view on equity, bonds, currency, emerging markets, oil and gold – as well as some forecasts for 2012.
Threadneedle expands Luxembourg Sicav range Threadneedle Investments has launched the Threadneedle (Lux) US Contrarian Core Equities Fund in its Luxembourg Sicav range. The fund is managed by Guy Pope, managing director and senior portfolio manager at Columbia Management, an asset management subsidiary of Ameriprise Financial. The fund has been registered with the CSSF in Luxembourg […]
In a recent investment strategy report issued by Société Générale Private Banking the group has recommended upholding a defensive investment approach due to economic slowdown, particularly in the eurozone.
Allocators say they will allocate to hedge funds again, but only to those that meet strict criteria.
Europe’s private banks rushed at every exit available to withdraw from hedge funds in the crunch, redeeming directly from portfolios, selling funds of hedge funds, draining bank platforms and offloading stakes privately.
Even global financial brands need to be based somewhere, to have a ‘home’ identity, says Société Générale’s James Ellis.
Last year, European fund buyers were fairly homogenous in their appetite – they wanted funds active in emerging
markets. This year, however, their tastes spread across the range of asset classes.
Société Générale Private Banking (SGPB) Hambros has added Baring Asset Management’s UK and Guernsey private client business.