Dr Ariel Sergio Goekmen

Dr Ariel Sergio Goekmen

Member of the Executive Board

Schroder & Co Bank AG, Zürich

Dr Ariel Sergio Goekmen is on the Executive Board of the Swiss private bank Schroder & Co based in Zurich. The bank specializes in Wealth Management for wealthy families and entrepreneurs, especially from the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Germany, the Nordics, the Middle East and Spain.

Autors Articles
Swiss Movement

The dramatic recent developments in the Swiss banking sector seem to point in only one direction: south. The financial crisis in 2007–2008 took its toll on Switzerland, with the number of banks decreasing from 331 in 2006 to 275 in 2014.

On the Acquisition of Real Estate by Foreigners in Switzerland

Swiss real estate for private use has been en vogue for some time now. Many foreign passport holders who move to Switzerland are interested in acquiring property and others their own holiday homes for private use. There are regulatory changes planned at the federal level and the potential impact [...]

Live Wires in the Family Enterprise

Probably the most successful way to resolve family business issues is to escalate to a mutually agreed third party, who should be benign but impartial - a person of respect and integrity. Such roles can be created unbeknownst to the holder of such a privileged position.

On Wealth: What is the relationship between family and wealth — and how can they possibly stay together?

These rays of the star of doom can be categorized into reasons closely tied to the family itself, ranging from bad investment or business advice to bad implementation, bad business decisions, divorce — Mr Bezos comes to mind — family conflict, which sometimes even blocks a family business from [...]