Chatkaew Groatong, Credit Suisse Private Bank Head of Private Funds
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Credit Suisse Strengthens Investment Team, Chatkaew Groatong as Head of Private Funds & Russell Huang as Managed Solutions Specialist

16th August 2021 | Singapore

Credit Suisse, the Swiss banking group with more than $1.75 trillion managed assets (CHF 1.59 trillion), is strengthening the private banking investment team in Asia with the hiring of Chatkaew Groatong as Head of Private Funds and Russell Huang as Managed Solutions Specialist.  Chatkaew Groatong as Credit Suisse Head of Private Funds, has more than 20 years of financial industry experience including as Fund Manager and Head of Alternative Investment, joins from SCB Julius Baer Securities Thailand where she was the Head of Investment Management advising UHNW clients.  Russell Huang as Managed Solutions Specialist focusing on Specialist Funds, Alternative Investments & Discretionary Portfolios Advisory, has more than 13 years of investment & advisory experience including at Citibank and Julius Baer, and joining from Bank of Singapore where he was a senior member of the Managed Investments Sales & Advisory team.  Chatkaew Groatong and Russell Huang will report to Head of Managed Solutions Investment Consulting South Asia Jacqueline Zhuang.

“ Credit Suisse Hires Chatkaew Groatong as Head of Funds & Russell Huang as Managed Solutions Specialist “

 



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Chatkaew Groatong, Credit Suisse Private Bank Head of Private Funds

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Chatkaew Groatong, Credit Suisse Private Bank Head of Private Funds
  • 20 years’ experience in the asset management and wealth management industry
  • Joins from SCB Julius Baer Securities Thailand where she was Head of Investment Management
  • Head of Alternative Investment, Krungsri Asset Management 
  • Fund Manager, Tisco Asset Management
  • Fund Manager, PrimaVest Asset Management

 

 

Russell Huang, Credit Suisse Private Bank Managed Solutions Specialist

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Russell Huang, Credit Suisse Private Bank Managed Solutions Specialist
  • 13 years of investment management and advisory experience
  • Joins from Bank of Singapore (Senior Member of Managed Investments Sales & Advisory Team)
  • Investment Advisor, Citibank 
  • Investment Advisor, Julius Baer

 

 

 

Credit Suisse Key Leadership Appointments in Asia

Credit Suisse Lock Keng Cheong Wide
Credit Suisse Market Group Head, Private Banking Greater China Singapore, Lock Keng Cheong

Credit Suisse Private Bank has been making numerous key leadership appointments recently, growing from within including appointing Lock Keng Cheong (Lock KC) as the new Market Group Head Greater China in Singapore, Dominique Boer as the new Market Group Head Singapore and Alois Müller, Credit Suisse’s Head of Global Private Equity, has taken on the additional newly created role as Head of Private & Alternative Markets Asia-Pacific.

In Southeast Asia, Shirley Law was appointed as Private Bank Market Leader for Singapore, Joyce Low as Market Leader for Malaysia and accomplished banker Malcolm Tay was hired as Deputy Group Head & Market Leader for Indonesia.  Investment Consulting Team Leader for Thailand & Vietnam Tammy Tan was appointed the new Team Leader for Thailand, and Vietnam Market.

In North Asia, Greater China Team Leader John Huang was appointed as the new Greater China Market Leader and Stella Lau joins as Greater China Market Leader.  In Australia, Nicole Dunn as is hired as Private Banking Team Leader for Australia.

(HNW ~ high net worth, UHNW ~ ultra high net worth)

 

 

Credit Suisse, $1.75 Trillion AUM

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Credit Suisse Hong Kong

In 2021 Q1, Credit Suisse reported total AUM of $1.75 trillion (CHF 1.59 trillion). Credit Suisse has 3 main business groups: Swiss Universal Bank, International Wealth Management (Private Banking) and Asia Pacific. The 3 business groups are supported by Credit Suisse Investment Bank.  (AUM ~ Assets under Management)

For Asia Pacific, Credit Suisse reported CHF 241.9 billion AUM with 630 Relationship Managers in 2021 Q1.

Credit Suisse Assets under Management (AUM):

  • Swiss Universal Bank – Private Clients: CHF 213.1 billion
  • Swiss Universal Bank – Corporate & Institutions: CHF 487 billion
  • International Wealth Management – Private Bank: CHF 386.2 billion
  • International Wealth Management – Asset Management: CHF 458 billion
  • Asia Pacific: CHF 241.9 billion
  • Total: CHF 1.59 trillion / $1.75 trillion

(Net CHF 1.59 trillion AUM after reducing CHF 190.2 billion from assets managed by Credit Suisse Asset Management within International Wealth Management)

 

Credit Suisse Growing Fast in Asia

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Shanghai Pudong City | Leading Financial Centre in Asia

Credit Suisse continues to grow in Asia, and focusing on accelerating growth in North Asia including China.  In Q1 2021, Credit Suisse hired 30 Private Bankers in Asia-Pacific.

Credit Suisse APAC reporting highlights for 1Q 2021:

  • CS APAC delivered record net revenue and adjusted pre-tax income (PTI
  • APAC regional revenue +39% YoY and 20% of Group revenue
  • Client Business Volume at $419 billion
  • APAC division pre-tax income more than doubled YOY
  • Net New Assets $5.4 billion in 2021 Q1

 

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