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Pictet

“Since 1805 Pictet has remained single-minded in its mission to advise private clients, families and institutions in the art of managing their wealth.” More than 200 years after it was founded, Pictet ranks as one of Switzerland’s leading private banks and is among the most respected asset management specialists in Continental Europe. Even though we now have a worldwide presence and a global perspective, we retain the characteristics that have helped our clients to prosper over two centuries. Do not hesitate to contact Pictet for an investment proposal. Please contact Zurich Office, the Geneva Office or one of 26 other offices world-wide.

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Pictet — Multi-Generational Wealth : Azimut-Benetti

With 2,000 global employees and turnover of nearly 1 billion Euros, the Azimut-Benetti Group is the world’s largest manufacturer of motor yachts. Giovanna Vitelli is the daughter of company founder Paolo Vitelli, as well as the group’s vice president, responsible for many of its core operations. In this film, she talks us through how she benefited from starting her career outside of the family business, but also explains how family ownership has been a boon for the group across the decades, particularly in times of uncertainty. We also take a look behind the scenes at the company’s production facility in Avigliana, northwest Italy, to discover how this industry combines innovation and craftsmanship in a truly unique way.
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Pictet – Multi-Generational Wealth: Yamagata Dantsu

Yamagata Dantsu is one of the world’s oldest and finest makers of custom handmade carpets. Since its birth in 1935, its workshop in Yamanobe, in Yamagata Prefecture, has created carpets for some of Japan’s architectural jewels, including the Imperial Palace and Tokyo’s Kabukiza Theatre. In recent years, the company, owned by the Watanabe family, has extended its international reputation through collaborations with some of the world’s top designers, including the architect Kengo Kuma and the industrial designer Ken Okuyama. As you’ll see in this video, according to a long-standing tradition, the workshop is almost entirely staffed by women, ranging in age from 18 to 75, as it is believed that the company’s success is in no small part due to the expert handiwork and care of generations of

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Pictet — Family business: Carl Hansen & Søn

Carl Hansen & Søn, one of the world’s most storied furniture manufacturers, is today run by Knud Erik Hansen, the grandson of the company’s eponymous founder. During his time at the helm, the family business, which is headquartered in southern Denmark, has grown from relative obscurity into a globally renowned brand and now employs over 400 people. With its design credentials cemented and the next generation of the family preparing to take the reins, Carl Hansen & Søn has a bright future ahead of it.
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Pictet & Mater — Furnishing a sustainable future (Abridged version)

Long before environmentalism became a popular concern, Henrik Marstrand created Mater in 2006, a Danish furniture company that prides itself on timeless design with sustainability at its core. Designing and producing all their own pieces, Marstrand’s new line of outdoor chairs and tables was based on original designs from Nanna and Jørgen Ditzel and is made from recycled fishing nets and ropes. This initiative is helping to offset the five million tonnes of plastic that finds its way into the ocean every year. Marstrand is changing perceptions of good design with a faith in the circular economy and infectious entrepreneurial spirit.

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Pictet – Multi-Generational Wealth, Gaja (Abridged version)

Five generations after Giovanni Gaja founded his eponymous winery in the Piedmontese town of Barbaresco, the family continues to produce some of Italy’s best vintages. Giovanni’s great grandson, Angelo, revolutionised Italian winemaking by experimenting with foreign grape varieties and employing new oak and a longer ageing process. Angelo’s efforts paid off and, with the help of his children, his uncompromising commitment to quality has helped to maintain one of the world’s finest vintners.

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Pictet — Multi-Generational Wealth, Gaja (Full version)

Five generations after Giovanni Gaja founded his eponymous winery in the Piedmontese town of Barbaresco, the family continues to produce some of Italy’s best vintages. Giovanni’s great grandson, Angelo, revolutionised Italian winemaking by experimenting with foreign grape varieties and employing new oak and a longer ageing process. Angelo’s efforts paid off and, with the help of his children, his uncompromising commitment to quality has helped to maintain one of the world’s finest vintners.

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Pictet – Multi-Generational Wealth, Gaja (Abridged version)

Five generations after Giovanni Gaja founded his eponymous winery in the Piedmontese town of Barbaresco, the family continues to produce some of Italy’s best vintages. Giovanni’s great grandson, Angelo, revolutionised Italian winemaking by experimenting with foreign grape varieties and employing new oak and a longer ageing process. Angelo’s efforts paid off and, with the help …

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Pictet — Multi-Generational Wealth, Gaja (Full version)

Five generations after Giovanni Gaja founded his eponymous winery in the Piedmontese town of Barbaresco, the family continues to produce some of Italy’s best vintages. Giovanni’s great grandson, Angelo, revolutionised Italian winemaking by experimenting with foreign grape varieties and employing new oak and a longer ageing process. Angelo’s efforts paid off and, with the help …

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Pictet & Mater — Furnishing a sustainable future

Long before environmentalism became a popular concern, Henrik Marstrand created Mater in 2006, a Danish furniture company that prides itself on timeless design with sustainability at its core. Designing and producing all their own pieces, Marstrand’s new line of outdoor chairs and tables was based on original designs from Nanna and Jørgen Ditzel and is made from recycled fishing nets and ropes. This initiative is helping to offset the five million tonnes of plastic that finds its way into the ocean every year. Marstrand is changing perceptions of good design with a faith in the circular economy and infectious entrepreneurial spirit.
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Pictet & Mater — Furnishing a sustainable future

Long before environmentalism became a popular concern, Henrik Marstrand created Mater in 2006, a Danish furniture company that prides itself on timeless design with sustainability at its core. Designing and producing all their own pieces, Marstrand’s new line of outdoor chairs and tables was based on original designs from Nanna and Jørgen Ditzel and is …

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Pictet — Investment Summit

The Pictet Investment Summit is designed as a forum where a range of internal and external experts present their visions of the investment landscape. David Rubinstein, co-founder of the Carlyle Group, was one of the guests of the 2019 edition. In this video, he assesses trends in private equity, including the growing influence of family offices and emerging markets, and reflects on the long relationship between the Carlyle Group and Pictet. This year’s summit also focused on navigating the current economic and political environment, alternative investing and advisory investment solutions. The next Pictet Investment Summit will take place on 7-8 October 2020.

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Pictet — Investment Summit

The Pictet Investment Summit is designed as a forum where a range of internal and external experts present their visions of the investment landscape. David Rubinstein, co-founder of the Carlyle Group, was one of the guests of the 2019 edition. In this video, he assesses trends in private equity, including the growing influence of family …

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Pictet — The Entrepreneurs

Innovation and sustainability were high on the agenda at the annual Pictet Entrepreneur’s Summit. These two themes were thoroughly dissected by a stellar panel of international thinkers and doers who spoke about the challenges and opportunities available to entrepreneurs. Experts included ex-Managing Director of Google UK and fintech founder Dan Cobley, the man who turned Patagonia into a multi-billion dollar business, Michael Crooke, and author and BBC broadcaster Dr. Gabrielle Walker. Pictet’s own group of strategists and were also on hand to guide the global delegates with advice on sustainable and impact investment and socio-economic development in finance.

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Pictet — The Entrepreneurs

Innovation and sustainability were high on the agenda at the annual Pictet Entrepreneur’s Summit. These two themes were thoroughly dissected by a stellar panel of international thinkers and doers who spoke about the challenges and opportunities available to entrepreneurs. Experts included ex-Managing Director of Google UK and fintech founder Dan Cobley, the man who turned …

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Pictet Perspectives — Towards ‘Chinafication’

With growth indicators faltering and markets unsettled, policy makers in advanced economies are being forced to look at new ways to prolong the expansion. In many ways, their concerns are the same as their Chinese counterparts’. Could (Should) they also adopt Chinese economic policies? https://www.group.pictet/wealth-management

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Pictet — Multi-Generational Wealth

Making sound investments and steering a company through today’s political and economic waters can be tricky. At Pictet’s 2019 European Family Master Class in Zürich, a line-up of eminent guest speakers and the Swiss bank’s own financial experts unpacked the world of geopolitics, business governance, economic forecasts, technology innovation and one’s responsibility – whether social or environmental – as a player in today’s markets. Guest panellists included former prime ministers Matteo Renzi and Anders Fogh Rasmussen, anthropologist Rahaf Harfoush, the Financial Times’ US national editor Edward Luce and Gaia Gaja, co-owner of one of Italy’s most prestigious family-owned wineries.
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Pictet — Multi-Generational Wealth

Making sound investments and steering a company through today’s political and economic waters can be tricky. At Pictet’s 2019 European Family Master Class in Zürich, a line-up of eminent guest speakers and the Swiss bank’s own financial experts unpacked the world of geopolitics, business governance, economic forecasts, technology innovation and one’s responsibility – whether social …

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Pictet — In Conversation With Cesar Perez Ruiz

Head of investments and CIO at Pictet Wealth Management, Cesar Perez Ruiz says that something has to give when it comes to investment in 2019. While he expects economic growth to uptick in the second half of the year, the current climate of markets moving out of fear and geopolitical uncertainty – in particular the evolving relationship between China and the US – isn’t without its opportunities, especially if you’re prepared to trade fast and look for unintended consequences. For Latin American families, portfolio diversification is the key.

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Pictet — In Conversation With Cesar Perez Ruiz

Head of investments and CIO at Pictet Wealth Management, Cesar Perez Ruiz says that something has to give when it comes to investment in 2019. While he expects economic growth to uptick in the second half of the year, the current climate of markets moving out of fear and geopolitical uncertainty – in particular the …

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Pictet – In Conversation with Rahaf Harfoush

Anthropologist Rahaf Harfoush was in the Bahamas for 2019’s Latam Family Office Master Class to enlighten Latin American families on how shifting technology consumption is affecting how we interact with each other and redefining our belief systems. Despite the challenges for companies and individuals when it comes to navigating fake data and adapting to a new digital ethical landscape, she also argues that there are plenty of investor prospects, in terms of emerging digital markets that often start out on the fringes of the internet.
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Pictet — Multi-Generational Wealth, Nassau

Technology plays an increasingly important role in our lives, from business interactions to the way we communicate in our private lives. Pictet’s 2019 edition of its annual Latam Family Office masterclass – which took place in Nassau, the Bahamas – delved into this topic around the central themes of geopolitics, families and the new power of social media. Alongside a Pictet line-up that included managing partners Marc Pictet and Boris Collardi, guest panelists and speakers ranged from the ‘Financial Times’ US editor Edward Luce and Facebook’s former head of politics and government Elizabeth Linder to Florida’s former governor Jeb Bush.
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Pictet – In Conversation with Rahaf Harfoush

Anthropologist Rahaf Harfoush was in the Bahamas for 2019’s Latam Family Office Master Class to enlighten Latin American families on how shifting technology consumption is affecting how we interact with each other and redefining our belief systems. Despite the challenges for companies and individuals when it comes to navigating fake data and adapting to a …

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Pictet — Multi-Generational Wealth, Nassau

Technology plays an increasingly important role in our lives, from business interactions to the way we communicate in our private lives. Pictet’s 2019 edition of its annual Latam Family Office masterclass – which took place in Nassau, the Bahamas – delved into this topic around the central themes of geopolitics, families and the new power …

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Pictet Perspectives — What we are watching for now

Equity markets have reached new highs, extending the longest bull market in US history. However, César Pérez Ruiz, Head of Investments and CIO at Pictet Wealth Management, is conscious of complacency in markets and keeping protection on portfolios as tail risks remain. Geopolitical developments such as the potential escalation of Iranian tensions and drawn-out trade …

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