About us

At Kleinwort Benson, we have a strong belief in the value of building long-term relationships to create, conserve and enhance your wealth.

Our clients can expect a proactive, high quality service, combining traditional values with an entrepreneurial approach to capture the best of today’s opportunities. Our core principles of behaving with integrity and honesty underpin the way we operate. We approach things as a team, working together to achieve superior results and striving constantly for improvement.

We believe in:

Providing objective advice: we begin with your requirements and use our expertise to create an approach which is tailored to your needs, endeavouring to find the right solutions through creativity and perseverance.

Combining the best of old and new: we bring together traditional values with a modern, entrepreneurial approach to continually strive for superior results and take full advantage of today’s opportunities.

Earning trust by delivering what we promise: we build trust by behaving with integrity and honesty, and by constantly striving for excellence in all that we do.

Building long-term relationships: we work in partnership with you and your team to establish lasting relationships, and to develop both short-term and long-term solutions.


2017 PAM Awards

Kleinwort Benson’s investment team an award for investment performance, at the PAM Awards, held in London on 2 March. Eric Barnett, Chief Executive Officer, said: “I would like to congratulate the Kleinwort Hambros investment teams for their continuous strive for excellence. This is a great achievement for the team.”

  • Step Awards Winner - Investment Team of the Year



  • Top Forty Under Forty



  • High Growth Portfolios



  • Portfolio Adviser Awards




Your eligible deposits with Kleinwort Benson Bank Limited are protected up to a total of £85,000 by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme, the UK's deposit guarantee scheme. Any deposits you hold above the limit are unlikely to be covered.

Please click here for further information or visit www.fscs.org.uk

Kleinwort Benson places all client deposits with a spread of approved counterparties including other parts of the Societe Generale Group (the “Group”). As such their financial standing is linked to that of the Group. Depositors should form their own view of the financial standing of the Group based upon publicly available information.

Kleinwort Benson is a participant in the Guernsey Banking Deposit Compensation Scheme (the ‘Scheme’). The Scheme offers protection for ‘qualifying deposits’ up to £50,000.00 subject to certain limitations. The maximum total amount of compensation is capped at £100,000,000.00 in any 5 year period. Full details are available on the Scheme’s website www.dcs.gg or on request. Please note deposits with Kleinwort Benson outside the UK are not covered by the UK FSCS.