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A family business

since 1672

Our customers

share our values

Choosing who

you trust with your

banking is a very personal matter

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We are the United Kingdom's oldest, family owned private bank. We combine a modern approach to banking and technology with our traditional values. We aim to build long-term relationships with all our customers and to offer an exceptional and personalised service.
Offering multiple services and expertise under ‘one roof’ enables us to combine the delivery of these services, wherever possible, to make it convenient, consistent and efficient for our customers.

Latest Videos

Investment Strategy
Our Approach to Lending
A Guide to The Master Charitable Trust
Annamaria Koerling - Managing your Wealth
Our Approach to Behavioural Finance by James Hoare
Introduction to the bank

News & Events

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    This week’s headlines have reported a sharp fall in Chinese and global equities. On balance we feel these movements have been somewhat overdone.

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    Amongst all the Greek headlines, it would have been possible to miss news of the underlying improvement in Europe.

  • Log BookLog book for Yacht Surprise, 187813th Aug 2015

    In August 1878, bank partner Charles Arthur Richard Hoare (1847-1908) invited friends and family for a cruise along England’s south coast on board his new yacht, the Surprise...

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