Wealth Management


“Canada’s still a better bet than the US.”


“Canada’s still a better bet than the US.”

September 2011

(Part 1 of 3) Conversation with Gordon Nixon, CEO, RBC – how the bank is staying healthy while others are faltering – their different approach to wealth management – expansion in Asia.


“Canada’s still a better bet than the US.”


“Canada’s still a better bet than the US.”

September 2011

(Part 2 of 3) Conversation with Gordon Nixon, CEO, RBC – RBC’s desire to dominate in Canada – growth strategies through organic and merger opportunities – the thankless task of compliance with Basel III.


“Canada’s still a better bet than the US.”


“Canada’s still a better bet than the US.”

September 2011

(Part 3 of 3) Conversation with Gordon Nixon, CEO, RBC – branding and positioning vis-a-vis competitors – developing a culture around risk-reward – the impact of the US economy on Canada.


“The mechanics of taking a franchise to the next level”


“The mechanics of taking a franchise to the next level”

April 2010

(Part 3 of 3) Conversation with David Conner, CEO of OCBC, on the mechanics of taking a franchise to the next level – ING Asia acquisition – private banking brands – integration and management change – OCBC as acquisition target


“The mechanics of taking a franchise to the next level”


“The mechanics of taking a franchise to the next level”

April 2010

(Part 2 of 3) Conversation with David Conner, CEO of OCBC, on the mechanics of taking a franchise to the next level – focusing on differentiation – improving business processes – the Great Eastern acquisition – building product sets


“The mechanics of taking a franchise to the next level”


“The mechanics of taking a franchise to the next level”

April 2010

Conversation with David Conner, CEO of OCBC, on the mechanics of taking a franchise to the next level – rebuilding OCBC in 2003 – first priorities of a new CEO – the balanced business scorecard – divesting non-core businesses to focus on core


“Bank of East Asia’s David Li on the strength of a franchise that survived the crisis.”


“Bank of East Asia’s David Li on the strength of a franchise that survived the crisis.”

November 2009

(Part 1 of 2) Conversation with David Li, Chairman and CEO of Bank of East Asia, on the strength of a franchise that survived the crisis – Dealing with a bank run – relationship with depositors – improving systems after case of internal fraud – the hiring process


“Bank of East Asia’s David Li on the strength of a franchise that survived the crisis.”


“Bank of East Asia’s David Li on the strength of a franchise that survived the crisis.”

November 2009

(Part 2 of 2) Conversation with David Li, Chairman and CEO of Bank of East Asia, on the strength of a franchise that survived the crisis – Managing a China strategy – seeking an IPO in China – building business in Taiwan and a Greater China strategy – wealth management in China – Hong competition and overseas ambitions