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The world's 25 biggest private banks

The top 25 private banks in the world saw their assets under management rise by 5.9% in 2016 according to GlobalData's annual study.

Assets jump

According to data and solutions provider GlobalData's annual Global Private Wealth Managers AUM Ranking, the world's 25 largest wealth managers saw their assets under management rose by 5.5% last year. This compares to a 2.9% rise in the previous year.

GlobalData's analysis is compiled from publicly available information such as annual reports and financial statements.

While the industry overall registered growth, some of the household names fell back, while Asian private banks cemented their position as a growing influence.

There was also a familiar name at the top of the pile...

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Assets jump

According to data and solutions provider GlobalData's annual Global Private Wealth Managers AUM Ranking, the world's 25 largest wealth managers saw their assets under management rose by 5.5% last year. This compares to a 2.9% rise in the previous year.

GlobalData's analysis is compiled from publicly available information such as annual reports and financial statements.

While the industry overall registered growth, some of the household names fell back, while Asian private banks cemented their position as a growing influence.

There was also a familiar name at the top of the pile...

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25: Lombard Odier - $116.74 billion (£91.6 billion)

2015-16 rank change: -2

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24: Société Générale - $122.06 billion

2015-16 rank change: -3

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23: Bank of Montreal - $126.20 billion

2015-16 rank change: +1

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22: J Safra Sarasin - $131.55 billion

2015-16 rank change: -2

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21: RBC Wealth Management - $139.92 billion

2015-16 rank change: +5

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20: Crédit Agricole - $143.84 billion

2015-16 rank change: -1

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19: Bank of China - $143.99 billion

2015-16 rank change: +3

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18: ICBC - $174.23 billion

2015-16 rank change: no move

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17: ABN Amro - $178.34 billion

2015-16 rank change: -2

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16: Pictet - $180.5 billion

2015-16 rank change: +1

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15: Santander - $192.2 billion

2015-16 rank change: +1

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14: HSBC Private Bank - $222 billion

2015-16 rank change: -3

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13: Deutsche Bank Wealth Management - $227.29 billion

2015-16 rank change: -4

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12: Wells Fargo - $231 billion

2015-16 rank change: +1

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11: China Merchants Bank - $238.96 billion

2015-16 rank change: +3

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10: Northern Trust - $248.4 billion

2015-16 rank change: +2

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9: Julius Baer - $323.77 billion

2015-16 rank change: +1

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8: BNP Paribas - $361.98 billion

2015-16 rank change: no move

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7: Citi Private Bank - $389.7 billion

2015-16 rank change: -1

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6: Goldman Sachs - $413 billion

2015-16 rank change: +1

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5: JP Morgan - $435 billion

2015-16 rank change: no move

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4: Credit Suisse - $719.05 billion

2015-16 rank change: no move

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3: Morgan Stanley - $877.00 billion

2015-16 rank change: no move

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2: Bank of America Merrill Lynch - $886.15 billion

2015-16 rank change: no move

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1: UBS - $2,060.41 billion

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