Credit Suisse

Regulation

Researchers warn against structured products

Research houses Morningstar and Lonsec have warned investors and advisers to avoid investing in complicated, opaque capital-protected products, following the Australian Securities and Investments Commission’s crack-down earlier this week on the mis-selling of products by investment banks Credit Suisse and UBS, and fund manager Instreet Investment. Morningstar co-head of fund research, Tim Murphy, said since […]
Professional Standards

Timing is everything

Ray McGregor, Credit Suisse’s new managing director and head of private banking Australia, is no stranger to the industry, having spent several years developing sophisticated solutions for ultra-high-net-worth (UHNW) clients. Nonetheless, he faces a significant challenge in growing the business at a time of economic instability and bearish investor sentiment. Although the history of the […]
On Practice

Swiss Elegance

As Australia’s wealth expands, Credit Suisse plans to be at the forefront of the growing prosperity by opening an on shore private bank. The global bank’s new operation is viewed as a key augmentation to Credit Suisse’s current investment bank and asset management arms, according to Shane Galligan, the bank’s head of investment products and […]