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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

Our Approach to Behavioural Finance by James Hoare
An Interview with Sir Thomas Hughes-Hallett
A Guide to The Master Charitable Trust
Annamaria Koerling - Managing your Wealth
Simon Barker discusses the bank's focus on Charities
Introduction to the bank

News & Events

  • Bank of England (www.thinkstock.co.uk)Bank of England Inflation Report22nd May 2015

    Last week the Bank of England (BoE) released its latest Inflation Report, slightly lowering its forecasts for economic growth this year and next.  Despite this, Governor Mark Carney did point out that the current level of interest rates is helping the economy reach a stat...

  • Stock Market Graph (www.istockphoto.com)Reducing Corporate Bond Exposure15th May 2015

    Corporate bonds tend to outperform government bonds when the outlook for the economy improves.  Sterling corporate bonds have had a roughly 95% return since the end of March 2009, outperforming government bonds by over 50%.  This strong outperformance was the result of an...

  • Red Umbrella Shielding Golden Coins (www.istockphoto.com)Election Leads to Unexpected Stability11th May 2015

    Despite expectations, significant swings across the UK have secured the Conservative Party a small majority.  This outcome has given the country unanticipated stability; the Tories can now dictate policy as they see fit without the need to satisfy a coalition partner.  Ho...

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