Founded in 1833 by Alfred Latham and John A. Arbuthnot, Arbuthnot Banking Group Plc is a UK-based private merchant bank that offers banking and financial services. The group’s primary subsidiary includes Arbuthnot Latham & Co. Limited, which offers comprehensive wealth planning, private and commercial banking and discretionary investment management services. Its banking services include a complete range of loans, bank accounts, foreign trade and overdrafts. The wealth planning segment offers advice and consultancy, wealth structuring, estate preservation, tax mitigation and retirement planning and its discretionary investment management services includes an unrestricted range of asset classes which enables a unique tailored approach and scientific risk assessment allows for the optimal return for the risk taken. The group’s shares are traded on the London Stock Exchange as LON: ARBB.
The group operates through two core division that includes Private banking and Commercial Banking. The Private Banking segment offers high quality private banking and wealth management services. Its three main elements include Private banking, which offers services such as deposit accounts, overdrafts, loans, current accounts and foreign exchange through a dedicated private banker; Financial planning, which is build on long-term relationship and bespoke financial strategies, these services are independent and fee based; Investment Management offers asset management services to achieve the investment objectives of the client.
The commercial banking division offers bespoke commercial banking services through its sub-divisions; Banking, Property finance and other finance. The banking segment offers current account, overdrafts, deposits, charge cards and guarantees. Property division offers customized leading to enable funding of developments and property investments and Other Finance division offers individual secured lending to fulfill the needs of each commercial clients.
The group’s other subsidiaries include Renaissance Asset Finance, Arbuthnot Specialist Finance, Arbuthnot Commercial and Arbuthnot Direct. The Renaissance Asset Finance offers asset finance funding for high value and classic cars but also business assets. Arbuthnot Specialist Finance provides short-term lending services to entrepreneurial and professional property investors. Arbuthnot Commercial offers finance secured on invoices, assets or stock of the borrower and Arbuthnot Direct offers deposit products to retail market through newly created internet platform.
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