Hero Panel

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

Wealth Planning
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Understanding attitudes to risk
Our Approach to Lending
Our Approach to Behavioural Finance by James Hoare

News & Events

  • istock.comYanking on cable28th Jan 2016

    As the US dollar approaches its highest level since 2002 relative to a trade-weighted basket of other global currencies, we must question how much further it is likely to rise and the potential impact of a change in direction.

  • istock.comMeeting expectations26th Jan 2016

    Last week we saw China publish an economic growth rate of 6.9% for 2015.  This was in line with financial market expectations and marginally below the Chinese state’s official target.

  • Alexander Hoare, PartnerAlexander Hoare's Winter Letter21st Jan 2016

    Managing Partner Alexander Hoare publishes his Winter Letter to customers in which he discusses notable topics from the past few months and looking ahead.

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