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Expat Investor : May June 2009
PRIVATE BANKING although the marketplace is continually changing, the prudent and secure custodianship of our clients’ funds consistently remains our top priority. “The fact that interest rates are currently at an all time low, coupled with the recent turmoil in financial markets, has significantly altered the landscape for savers and investors who were previously able to enjoy regular income and/or growth from such monies.” With Rothschild you can take full advantage of an international banking service that respects tradition and embraces the changing possibilities of the modern world. 2009 Winner Best International Wealth Manager 2008 Winner Best International Private Bank Group Best International Wrap Provider 2007 Winner Best International Private Bank Best International Investment Platform Provider 2006 Winner Best Offshore Bank Best Commitment to Service 2005 Winner Best Offshore Bank Best Offshore Bank Product (FOCUS) Best Internet Service 2004 Winner Best Offshore Bank 2003 Winner Best Offshore Bank Best Offshore Bank Product (FOCUS) 2002 Winner Best Offshore Bank Best Offshore Bank Product (FOCUS) 2001 Winner Best Offshore Banking Product Range Take comfort in the knowledge there is a private bank that can guide you safely through stormy waters. For details, please call +44 (0) 1624 645000 or visit www.fairbairnpb.com complexity. The emerging market economies are increasingly influencing and attracting expatriates, and Standard Bank, one of the world’s foremost emerging market banking groups, is well placed to assist.With our wide range of internal resources, Standard Bank can serve expatriate clients, who sometimes find that other banks lack the intimate knowledge of those locations and are therefore unable to fully understand and satisfy their requirements. Standard Bank offers a host of international wealth management services which are suited to the needs of expatriate investors and, despite the current economic state, our dedicated team of relationship managers continue to provide expatriates with the traditionally high level of service they require. With offices in both Jersey and the Isle of Man, Standard Bank offers all clients a personalised approach to relationship management. change for clients wishing to speak to someone who has a naturally friendly voice and also possesses the knowledge and authority to deal “For those clients who are high net worth individuals, Standard Bank can draw on in-house expertise both in trust and company structuring, and in dedicated asset management skills, to provide a broad range of international wealth management solutions of tailored financial complexity. ” In a world where call centres have become the norm, this personalised service is a welcome with the matter in hand. Surprisingly, the entry levels for this service are exceptionally low, with only £3,000 or US$5,000 required to open an Optimum Account, a transactional account ideally suited to the multi-currency everyday banking needs of the busy expatriate. Standard Bank offers a range of banking and investment services tailored to the requirements of its clientele. In addition to a comprehensive range of traditional savings products such as our high interest Expatriate Savings Account, clients can access an exciting range of capital guaranteed structured products, with as little as £10,000 or US$20,000 – recent examples being our Global Portfolio Picker account, which automatically rewards investors with the best performing of three investment strategies – Conservative, Balanced or Aggressive – at the end of the deposit period. A private bank that will stand the test of time. STANDARD BANK OFFSHORE John Coyle, Managing Director, writes: With the volatility now present in world markets, high net worth expatriate investors increasingly want their offshore banks to strike a balance. They are seeking not only potentially exciting investments, but also continuing reassurance that their capital will not be put at risk, should world markets not perform positively over the period of investment. For those clients who are high net worth individuals, Standard Bank can draw on in-house expertise both in trust and company structuring, and in dedicated asset management skills, to provide a broad range of international wealth management solutions of tailored financial distinctly different Fairbairn Private Bank is a registered trade name of Fairbairn Private Bank (IOM) Limited. Fairbairn Private Bank (IOM) Limited is licensed by the Isle of Man Financial Supervision Commission to take deposits and provide investment services. Registered office: St Mary’s Court 20 Hill Street Douglas Isle of Man. The London office is authorised and regulated in the UK by the Financial Services Authority. UK Financial Services Authority registration number: Fairbairn Private Bank (IOM) Limited 313189 (EXINV) May/June 2009 ● EXPAT INVESTOR 5
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