Headquartered in Geneva, Pictet ranks among Switzerland’s leading private banks and is one of the premier independent asset managers in Europe, with USD 522 billion in assets under management and custody as at 31 December 2017. Pictet is a partnership of six owner managers responsible for the entire business of the Group. Our principles of succession and transmission of ownership have remained unchanged since foundation in 1805.
As an investment-led service company, we offer only wealth management, asset management and related asset services. We do not engage in investment banking, nor do we extend commercial loans. We are able to set our own business strategy without pressure from external shareholders or creditors. Our financial independence goes hand-in-hand with independence of mind, exacting risk management and freedom from the temptations of short term fashion.
With more than 4200 employees, the Pictet Group has 27 offices throughout the world and invests in more than 90 countries on behalf of its clients.
In Asia, Bank Pictet & Cie (Asia) Ltd has been present in Singapore since 1995 while Pictet’s Hong Kong office was incorporated in 1986 and subsequently received the Hong Kong full banking license under the name Pictet & Cie (Europe) S.A. Hong Kong Branch in 2012.
Currently we have around 140 to 150 staff in each location covering Pictet’s three core business lines: Asset Services, Wealth Management and Asset Management.
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Pictet continues its long traditions of wealth management in Asia Pictet Group’s CEO for wealth management in Asia, Claude Haberer, believes the firm’s target clientele in the region continues to value the traditional approach of the Swiss private bank. The results bear out this view, with Pictet having grown its stock of bankers to almost fifty from only a quarte...