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24-May-2011  
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Zenith Bank (Ghana) Limited has drawn much closer to its high net worth clients with its Platinum Banking, adding impetus to its brand promise of providing excellent banking service.

The Zenith Platinum Banking Service in Ghana is a rare level of financial flexibility tailored to cater for the needs of high net worth clients. It has been designed exclusively for individuals whose financial needs are complex and whose time are at a premium. For this status, customers receive a superior level of customer service that will cater for their financial needs.

Platinum Banking Advisors work closely with customers to expedite access to an exclusive line of financial products and services and ensure that their priorities are that of Zenith’s as well. The platinum package offers clients first class banking services, unique services and solutions that befit their status, third party cash and cheque deliveries, and flexible banking hours.

Zenith Bank is also keen on growing the investments of the platinum clients by ensuring that its highly skilled Platinum Advisors bring to bear personalized services such as Personal Funds Management and Investment; Personal Banking Advisory Service and banking in their homes and at their offices.

“Zenith considers the satisfaction of its high net worth clients as paramount, and that is why we offer: banking services expressly customized for you rather than trying to fit your financial needs into a standard portfolio of services; expertise and flexibility in designing and structuring banking solutions; platinum line – a customized loan solution to suit your need,” the Bank explained in a statement.

Beneficiaries of platinum banking become members of the prestigious Platinum Club where clients enjoy negotiated discounts from companies in the fields of tourism, fashion, beauty, health, among others. The idea of wealth management is at the very core of Zenith Bank’s values which runs through its operations irrespective of geographical location.

Zenith Bank (UK) the UK subsidiary of Zenith Bank Plc was licensed on 30th March 2007 and is the first new Nigerian bank to be approved by the FSA (Financial Services Authority) in 25 years. Zenith Bank (UK) is fully FSA authorised under reference number 451720 and is also registered at Companies House, reference number 5713749.
At Zenith Bank (UK), a dedicated department known as Wealth Management Department has been specifically created to cater for the bank’s growing sub-Saharan client network.

Following the successful implementation of its initial wholesale based strategy, Zenith Bank (UK) has expanded its activities to include a range of loans and savings products and services tailored to the needs of high net worth individuals. With experienced International, multilingual Wealth Managers, state of the art systems and prime locations in the City of London and in the West End, Zenith UK is strongly positioned to ensure continued first class product and service delivery to its chosen clients.

“Zenith Bank (UK) aims to be the Wealth Management provider of choice in London for high net worth individuals from West Africa irrespective of whether they are locally or internationally based. We aim to build long-term client relationships to provide superior service and a value proposition based on mutual trust and confidence.

“Our London based Relationship Managers travel regularly to Accra as well as other areas of West Africa every 6 - 8 weeks depending on individual client needs. We insist that client confidentiality is strictly enforced.

“Apart from all the standard banking facilities that you would expect from a London bank we now offer, for qualifying clients, additional services which include, but are not restricted to, lifestyle and concierge services, investment mortgages for residential properties in Central London, medical advisory help, specialist advice on fine art and other collectibles, fiduciary and tax planning and will shortly begin offering a fully discretionary and advisory investment service.”

Ratna Kakkar is the Head of Zenith Bank (UK) Wealth Management and brings to this key role many years international experience in private banking and wealth management as well as commercial, corporate and investment banking. She has worked at HSBC, Barclays, Merrill Lynch, ABN Amro and most recently at Standard Chartered Bank.

Neil Hitchens is a Senior Relationship Manager at Zenith Bank (UK) Wealth Management. He has many years experience in private client management, fund and hedge fund management, investment analysis and portfolio construction. He worked for several years at GAM, before this he worked for State Street Bank, and more recently he has been involved in hedge fund development and administration

 
 
 
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