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November 1, 2011

A member of the Coutts family, which was once behind bank giant Coutts and Co, where the Queen keeps some of her money, is set to sleep rough for a week. 

A member of the Coutts family, which was once behind banking giant Coutts and Co, where the Queen keeps some of her money, is set to sleep rough for a week.

Drummond Money-Coutts, son of former investment banker Crispin Money-Coutts, who was the last of the Coutts to work in the family business, is hoping to raise awareness of homelessness when he takes to the streets of London in a fortnight’s time.

October 18, 2011

Management buyouts can help ensure a family business stays in the hands of people who care about the company and have worked hard for its success, according to a private bank.

Management buyouts can help ensure a family business stays in the hands of people who care about the company and have worked hard for its success, according to a private bank.

Family businesses may be reluctant to opt for a management buyout, but if succession plans fail, then it could be a good solution, said Mark Evans, head of Coutts Institute.

October 17, 2011

Coutts and JP Morgan have decided to end their sponsorship of family business awards in the UK, after a long commitment to honouring family-run enterprises. 

Coutts and JP Morgan have decided to end their sponsorship of family business awards in the UK, after a long commitment to honouring family-run enterprises.

Kate Murphy, head of UK family business at JP Morgan, told CampdenFB that the bank had ended its seven-year sponsorship of the JP Morgan IFB Family Business Honours because “there were a number of family business awards and we therefore felt we weren’t promoting family businesses as effectively as we could”.

April 13, 2011

RBS Coutts, the private banking arm of the Royal Bank of Scotland, has appointed family business specialist Roger Low as head of its newly established advisory group.

RBS Coutts, the private banking arm of the Royal Bank of Scotland, has appointed family business specialist Roger Low as head of its newly established advisory group.

Low will head the Coutts Institute in Asia, which was recently formed by RBS to advice clients on various issues dealing with family businesses, next-generation planning and philanthropy.

Low joins Coutts with over 20 years of experience in the field of family businesses. He taught family business and entrepreneurial management at the Singapore Management University.

September 1, 2010

Signia Wealth, the multi-family office launched in March 2010 by ex-Coutts senior manager Nathalie Dauriac-Stoebe, has appointed Mark Elliott as managing director.

Signia Wealth, the multi-family office launched in March 2010 by ex-Coutts senior manager Nathalie Dauriac-Stoebe, has appointed Mark Elliott as managing director.

Elliott (pictured) joined Signia from Barclays Wealth, where he set up the financial institutions group and professional practices business in 2007. He has close to 20 years experience in private client management, banking, credit, financial planning and wealth structuring.

June 30, 2010

When Shepherd Neame picked up the annual Coutts Prize for Family Business earlier this month, it was the culmination of over 300 years of history, writes Marc Smith. But the current CEO is keen to vent his frustration about how his business is being treated

When Shepherd Neame picked up the annual Coutts Prize for Family Business earlier this month, it was the culmination of over 300 years of history that has tied one family to one industry and one town, writes Marc Smith.

June 9, 2010

UK family businesses were celebrated last night at the annual Coutts Prize for Family Business, with fifth-generation brewers Shepherd Neame winning the award for the £25 million plus category at the national finals.

UK family businesses were celebrated last night at the annual Coutts Prize for Family Business, with fifth-generation brewers Shepherd Neame winning the award for the £25 million plus category at the national finals.
 

May 20, 2010

It is not only the world’s leading business and financial families that require the use of a family office; one of America’s most successful entertainment stars has this week announced that she is creating her own single family office, writes Katie Baker.

It is not only the world's leading business and financial families that require the use of a family office; one of America's most successful entertainment stars has this week announced that she is creating her own single family office, writes Katie Baker.

April 30, 2010

Katie Barker spoke exclusively to the CEOs of two award-winning family-owned firms to discover the secrets of their success

Katie Barker spoke exclusively to the CEOs of two award-winning family-owned firms to discover the secrets of their success.

UK family businesses Shepherd Neame Ltd and Day Lewis Plc were awarded the regional Coutts Prize for Family Business in February in recognition of their success during what was a difficult past 12 months.

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