- Richard Clarke-Jervoise took up his post as Global Head of Private Equity & Private Debt Investments on 15 April 2019
- He will report to Claire Roborel de Climens, Global Head of Private and Alternative Investments at BNP Paribas Wealth Management
- Since 1998, BNP Paribas Wealth Management has established a proven track record in Private Equity investments offered to its clients
“Over the past years, we have seen a significant pick up in clients’ appetite for private equity. In this persistently low interest rate environment, investors are looking for diversification and double digit returns to optimise their portfolio’s risk return profile. They also want to fully benefit from exposure to the real economy globally.” underlines Claire Roborel de Climens, Global Head of Private and Alternative Investments at BNP Paribas Wealth Management
"Richard’s in-depth knowledge and international expertise of the private equity investments will enable us to continue to meet clients’ expectations and ensure that they receive the specific advice they require.”
Richard has twenty years’ experience investing in private capital as a lender, a direct investor and a fund investor. He began his career with Barclays Capital in Paris where he worked in the Investment Banking team. Following that, he held a number of roles with funds of funds in Paris including leading Groupama’s private equity fund of funds. Most recently, Richard was a Partner at Stonehage Fleming, a $55bn multi-family office where he led the firm’s private capital activities based in London.
BNP Paribas Wealth Management is a leading global private bank and the largest private bank in the Eurozone. Present in three hubs in Europe, Asia and the US, over 7,000 professionals provide a private investor clientele with solutions for growing and transferring their wealth by creating long-term value for them, their family and the society in general. The bank has €361 billion worth of assets under management (as at 31 December 2018) and was elected “Best Private Bank for Entrepreneurs” in 2016 and 2017. BNP Paribas Wealth Management leverages all of the Group’s capabilities to help entrepreneurs build a bridge between professional and personal projects at each step of development of their company.
BNP Paribas Wealth Management has a well-established Alternative Investment programme which was launched in 1998. The product offering spans private equity, private debt, real estate, and hedge funds.