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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

  • red pound sterling signs raining (www.istockphoto.com)Disposable Incomes Rising27th Apr 2015

    March saw UK Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation remain at 0.0% for the second month running. Lower clothing and footwear costs were the main contributors to this all time low. Core inflation, excluding the impact of falling food and energy prices, also declined from 1.2...

  • Flag of Greece in Coins (istockphoto.com)Greek Cash Running Low21st Apr 2015

    Markets have had a very good start to the month with European, UK and Japanese equities up between 3% and 4%. Several factors have helped.  The Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) surveys have risen indicating an improved growth outlook. Weaker US jobs numbers have led inves...

  • A calculation of the great eclipse of the sunA Calculation of the Great Eclipse of the Sun15th Apr 2015

    On 20th March this year, large swathes of the British Isles were plunged into near darkness by a solar eclipse.  Scientists deployed mini satellites to track its exact path, while millions of amateur stargazers resorted to specially adapted glasses, pin-hole projectors or...

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