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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

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
Portfolios Under Management at the Bank
Changes in the Energy Sector

News & Events

  • Low Angle Abstract Stock Market (www.thinkstock.co.uk)Central Banks May Arrive a Little Late23rd Jan 2015

    Investors have been debating the ‘when and where’ of the first interest rate rise since the financial crisis of 2008/09 and the start of the ‘zero interest rate’ policy.  Forecasts continue to be revised out as economic performance has disappointed.

  • Thinkstock shrinking poundDisinflation and UK Gilt Yields 15th Jan 2015

    The slide in inflation over the last year is beginning to spark fear among investors that the UK may fall into deflation. Consumer Price Inflation (CPI) has fallen below 1%; a fall driven by an increased use of online shopping, a supermarket price war and the freefall of...

  • Colossus of Ramses II and Cone Nebula (www.thinkstock.co.uk)Letter by Harry Hoare, written at Mena House, Cairo, 189314th Jan 2015

    As winter tightens its grip, the allure of a sundrenched holiday proves irresistible for many.  Some head to the Mediterranean...

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