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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

Wealth Management: An Introduction
Wealth Planning
Our Approach to Behavioural Finance by James Hoare
What you can expect from your Portfolio Manager
Understanding attitudes to risk
Our Approach to Lending

News & Events

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    Today the government launched 'Take Five', a new campaign to raise awareness.  The campaign urges you to stop and consider whether the situation is genuine - to stop and think if what you're being told really makes sense.  We are supporters of the campaign and wanted to h...

  • Businessman in suit with cityscape montage (www.istockphoto.com)An Emerging Opportunity?9th Sep 2016

    After several tough years, the outlook for Emerging Market (EM) equities is finally improving.  Chinese economic growth and US monetary policy have both played an important role in this uplift.

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