The Swiss bank has relationships with more than 300 single family offices

Edgar de Picciotto, Gilbert de Botton and Edmond Safra were three of the most influential bankers of their generation

Banks make money out of the listed family controlled businesses, not the non-listed family controlled sector.

After a flirtation with Rothschild and Rupert, Bill Winters has re-crossed the floor to big finance, as CEO of Standard Chartered. That’s a shame. 

A hedge fund that is unhappy with Bank of East Asia, the last family bank in Hong Kong, has a point but banking is so dysfunctional that family ownership is the least of its problems. 

The promotion of Ariane de Rothschild hints that the intensely male culture that has always dominated the banking family might be starting to thaw.