Kleinwort Benson has appointed former Deutsche Bank senior manager Clive Wright to the newly-created role of head of private wealth management offshore, continuing a run of recent senior hires in the company.

He will be based in Jersey and report to Stephen Rothwell, head of private wealth management at the firm.

Seperatelatly RHJ International confirmed last week that  Kleinwort Benson (its wholly owned subsidiary) has secured the support of co-investors to finance the acquisition of BHF-Bank. Kleinwort Benson has entered into an informal review process with the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin).

Sources: Wealth briefing and Reuters