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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

  • egg timerOur Economic Views6th Jul 2015

    This year has seen European and Japanese stock markets rise sharply and the US and UK markets lag behind.  Bond markets rallied strongly in January but have since pulled back as deflation fears have receded.

  • greece x eu (www.istockphoto.com)Greece1st Jul 2015

    The news on Greece is constantly changing and it is easy to get lost in the detail.  Having returned to neutral on European equities in April after taking profits from the rally, we are looking for an opportunity to increase our exposure to European equities again.

  • Small Pile of Pound Coins (www.istockphoto.com)UK Inflation and Wage Growth22nd Jun 2015

    After a brief fall into deflation in April, it was announced last week that the UK has returned to inflation of 0.1%.  This is largely as a result of the easing negative impacts of supermarket price wars and travel costs.  The rate of inflation remains very low but is exp...

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