Private Banking


With a focus on UK Resident / Non Domiciled as well as Non UK Resident / Non Domiciled individuals and families, our International Team is based at our head office in Mayfair, London.

Our aim is to preserve your wealth so regular communication is vital in achieving this. Multilingual and multicultural, we have experience in dealing with clients from the five continents, including the US expat community.

Your private banker will be pleased to meet and work with you to gain a thorough understanding of your requirements and devise the most suitable investments and financial solutions. We will deliver a bespoke personal service which will encompass the following areas:

  • UK Tier 1 Investor Visa
  • Tailored Advisory & Discretionary Portfolios
  • Residential UK Property Lending
  • Wealth Structuring and Estate Planning
  • Multi Currency Accounts
  • Offshore and Onshore booking of assets
  • Private Investment Office

We are a Private Bank and fully understand that confidentiality is a key requirement, however with your permission and when required we will work with outside professionals such as accountants and lawyers to ensure that you receive the best possible advice. 

Middle East

Read more about our services for clients in the region 

With over 50 years’ experience of working with clients from the Middle East, our team focuses on building trust-based relationships with either UK Resident / Non Domiciled as well as Non UK Resident / Non Domiciled individuals who are connected to the Middle East.

To Kleinwort Benson, the Middle East is principally those countries within the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey.

Our private bankers, who are based in our head office in London’s Mayfair, travel regularly to the region to meet our clients and this helps us understand each client’s individual requirements.

Together we can help you find the right solution whether it relates to investments, property, credit or wealth structuring.

Trust is the foundation of all our relations and we recognise that managing wealth requires a precise understanding of clients’ circumstances. We have a multilingual / multicultural team who will work with you in all of your wealth management needs to achieve your goals for you and your family.

Where required we will work with professionals such as accountants and lawyers who can advise in the specialist areas that we do not cover.

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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.