Strategy

Edmond De Rothschild Launches Merchant Bank In London

Stephen Little, Reporter, London, 19 November 2013

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Edmond de Rothschild Group, the Swiss private banking group, has launched a London-based merchant banking business as part of its strategy to strengthen its high-end private client services in the city.

Edmond de Rothschild Group, the
Swiss private banking group, has
launched a London-based merchant banking business as part of its strategy to strengthen
its high-end private client services in the city.

Headed by Richard Briance, the
move is part of the private banking group's plans to turn London into its fourth major business centre,
the firm said in a statement.

As
part of the expansion, the group has recruited an international team of senior bankers
and advisors with wide-ranging expertise in corporate and strategic advisory,
transaction structuring, wealth planning, direct investment and portfolio
management, led by Henrik Schliemann.

The
launch includes a broad array of services, including strategic and financial
advisory, structuring, investment advice and wealth management.

The
firm runs an asset management business in London, which focuses on funds of hedged
funds and fixed-income business.

 

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