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Expat Investor : October 2008
INVESTMENT BANKING An investment management showcase from offshore banks Continued from page 7 between currencies and where appropriate, provide fiduciary services, for example offshore trusts and so on. Needless to say, the same offshore banks must provide a competitive and broad range of deposit products to satisfy ever growing demands for ‘real’ returns from their accounts, this is where Kaupthing Isle of Man can help. STUART DOUGLAS, Assistant Manager Rothschild CI From our offshore base in Guernsey, Rothschild’s Channel Islands operation provides a * 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 comprehensive range of banking services for private clients and professional intermediaries. To open an account, you need to make a minimum initial deposit of £100,000 (or currency equivalent). “Bespoke competitively priced credit facilities are available which cater for your needs as a private individual as well any trust or corporate structures.” Our wide range of services is focused on the preservation of wealth, the management of risk and a detailed understanding of each client’s needs. Your dedicated account officer will discuss our private client services, which includes call, fixed, structured, dual currency and fiduciary deposit accounts. Also available are Visa debit and charge cards, sterling chequebooks, foreign exchange, 24-hour access to internet banking through ArrowOnline, international payments, standing orders and direct debits. Once you become a client you also have access to our execution only securities dealing and custody service with valuations of your portfolio available through ArrowOnline. Bespoke competitively priced credit facilities are available which cater for your needs as a private individual as well any trust or corporate structures. Loans, guarantees, standby letters of credit and a wide range of equity, fixed interest and mutual funds are accepted as security along with cash, commercial and residential property. Investment and trust services are provided through sister companies, starting from £500,000, involving strategic asset allocation advice to arrive at an optimal investment portfolio. We also embrace the opportunities that modern day communications present. Increasingly, the benefit of new communications technology allows us to provide a wider range of choice in how you wish to communicate with us. This same technology also allows us to bring you the benefits of new products and services, alongside the traditional range that still forms the basis of our business. Wherever you are in the world, we ensure that you can take full advantage of an international private banking service that respects tradition and embraces the changing possibilities of the modern world. We recognise the importance of providing an ever-widening range of products, designed to ensure that you have the maximum opportunity to protect and grow your personal wealth.We also realise that your circumstances and needs change throughout your life and the services we offer have to adapt. The award-winning account that adapts to your needs. Focus * Best International Wrap Provider Focus from Fairbairn Private Bank is a fully integrated banking and investment service that can constantly change to meet your evolving requirements. With a multi-currency bank account, gold status Visa card, fixed term deposits, foreign exchange, share dealing services, investments, lending, structured products and pensions, this is truly a service for everyday life, throughout your life. So if you’re looking for the most adaptable, award-winning account from the Best International Wrap Provider, take a closer look at Fairbairn Private Bank. To find out more about our award-winning wealth management services, call us on+44 (0) 1624 645000 or visit www.fairbairnpb.com distinctly different Fairbairn Private Bank is a registered trade name of Fairbairn Private Bank (IOM) Limited and Fairbairn Private Bank 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. Fairbairn Private Bank Limited is regulated by the Jersey Financial Services Commission to carry on deposit-taking and investment business. Registered office: Fairbairn House 31 The Esplanade St Helier Jersey. Latest audited accounts are available on request. Authorised and regulated in the UK by the Financial Services Authority in respect of regulated mortgage contracts only. UK Financial Services Authority registration numbers: Fairbairn Private Bank (IOM) Limited 313189 Fairbairn Private Bank Limited 313187 8 EXPAT INVESTOR ? October 2008 expatinvestor.com (EXINV) Fast Facts 88004 “We conduct annual reviews to ensure that your individual financial plan takes into account any changes in your needs or circumstance.” Our Executive Plus account has been designed to fulfill the international banking requirements of people with global lifestyles. This account offers online access, access to an RBC VISA Gold debit card and is available in the major world currencies. An Executive Plus account could help you make better use of your assets if you live or work overseas, travel frequently, have CHRIS BLAMPIED Head of Banking, British Isles, RBC Wealth Management At RBC Wealth Management we have access to global expertise across the RBC Wealth Management network of offices. By understanding as much as possible about your financial goals and aspirations, we are able to build a strong relationship that provides you with choice-based personal financial advice that goes hand-in-hand with your needs.