EFG Asset Management has hired a Singapore head amid uncertainty over its parent bank's takeover of Swiss rival BSI. AsianInvestor spoke to Moz Afzal, the fund firm's global CIO.
Private banks were already scrambling to review client lists after the Panama Papers leak – and now comes BSI Bank's shutdown in Singapore. A raft of new regulations has been tipped.
The city-state’s regulator has also referred the names of six former and current employees of the Swiss bank to the public prosecutor to evaluate whether they have committed criminal offences.
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Esther Heer's exit from the private bank comes following its recently agreed acquisition by Brazilian investment bank BTG Pactual.