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Wealth in Switzerland: HNW Investors 2017: Detailed Analysis & Forecasts

Press Release   •   Aug 10, 2017 09:11 EDT

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report "Wealth in Switzerland: HNW Investors 2017" to its database.

GlobalDatas Wealth in Switzerland: HNW Investors 2017, report analyzes the investing preferences and portfolio allocation of Swiss HNW investors. The report is based on our proprietary Global Wealth Managers Survey.

Inheritors form the largest segment among Swiss HNW individuals, who have generated their wealth mainly through property and real estate, in addition to professional services. Expats in Switzerland account for 8.4% of the HNW population, who along with the rest of the countrys HNW population are keen to invest a proportion of their wealth locally. Looking ahead, greater demand for wealth management services such as inheritance and financial planning is expected.

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- Profiles the average Swiss HNW investor in terms of their demographics and analyzes the expat opportunity in Switzerland.
- Analyzes which wealth management mandates are preferred among Swiss HNW investors and how the demand will develop looking forward.
- Examines the allocation of Swiss HNW investors portfolios into different asset classes and how the allocation is expected to develop in the future.
- Analyzes the product and service demand among Swiss HNW investors.

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Table of Contents
1.1. HNW clients prefer a heavily managed portfolio with notable exposure to equities and bonds 2
1.2. Key findings 2
1.3. Critical success factors 2

2.1. Inheritance accounts for the largest proportion of Swiss HNW wealth 7
2.1.1. The majority of Swiss HNW individuals are males over the age of 50 7
2.1.2. One third of Swiss HNW clients inherited their wealth 8
2.1.3. Swiss HNW wealth is sourced from property and professional services 9
2.1.4. With the exception of director roles, Swiss HNW investors are more likely to fill leadership roles than the European average 10
2.2. Expats in Switzerland form 8.4% of the population 11
2.2.1. The proportion of expats in Switzerland is more prominent than across Europe 11
2.2.2. HNW expats can obtain residency and citizenship through a range of options 12
2.2.3. Western Europe is the leading feeder region for HNW expats in Switzerland 13
2.2.4. Cost considerations motivate expats to move investments to Switzerland 14

3.1. Swiss HNW investors have a propensity for their wealth to be professionally managed 17
3.1.1. Discretionary mandates are favored among Swiss HNW investors 17
3.1.2. Swiss HNW investors seek professional management for expertise and saving time 18
3.1.3. Swiss HNW investors use more wealth management firms than the regional average 19
3.2. Swiss HNW individuals prefer professional wealth management 20
3.2.1. Greater demand for traditional mandates is widely forecast 21
3.2.2. HNW investors favor advisory mandates for the guidance/control balance 22
3.2.3. HNW individuals prefer to have exclusive control 24

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