Passive investing is to blame for overvalued assets in some markets, and risk management systems may exacerbate the problem, says the Swiss private bank's Singapore CIO.
Jimmy Ng of Bordier and Luigi Vignola of Julius Baer are relocating to New York and Zurich, respectively, to take up new roles at their private banks.
Bryan Goh, the Swiss private bank's Singapore chief investment officer, talks AsianInvestor through the firm's use of investment products.
Why pay private banking salaries if you're running a brokerage, asks Bryan Goh, chief investment officer at Swiss private bank Bordier & Cie.
Growth in the number of new external asset managers and multi-family offices in Asia seems to be slowing due to the rising cost of compliance and talent, say private bankers.
Opportunities in private financing are rising, say executives from Bordier, Cambridge Associates and Silverhorn Investment Advisors. So how would they access the asset class?
More wealth industry consolidation looks inevitable in Asia, as firms face higher costs, margin compression and rising competition from independents. They must adapt, but how?
There's still value for investors in seeking the 'mini Warren Buffetts', but they have to contend with many hedge funds not worthy of the name, argued panellists at an AsianInvestor forum.