Cazenove Capital announces senior hire in response to client demand in Aberdeen

Chris Arbuthnott

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CAZENOVE Capital, a leading wealth management business and part of the Schroders Group, is delighted to announce that as a result of client demand, it has appointed Chris Arbuthnott as a Portfolio Director.

In this newly created role, Chris will work closely with Bob Hair, Cazenove Regional Head of Scotland, to service the existing client base, whilst supporting the region’s vibrant and growing community of entrepreneurs and business owners. Chris will have a particular focus on looking after those clients in Aberdeen and the north of Scotland.

This recent appointment is the latest development in Cazenove Capital’s regional growth strategy. Since January 2020, the firm has opened offices in Manchester and Birmingham and appointed 17 senior hires across the country.

Chris brings with him over 22 years’ experience in the financial services industry, including senior roles held at Barclays Wealth and HSBC Private Bank. Over the past 13 years, Chris has been advising entrepreneurs, business owners and families across Scotland.

Chris Arbuthnott, Portfolio Director, Cazenove Capital, commented:

“I am excited to join an organisation with an unparalleled global investment proposition and an experienced local team dedicated to delivering the best investment, wealth structuring, cash management and lending services to clients.  I look forward to continuing to work with clients to help them preserve and grow their wealth.  

During these challenging times, advice that is truly aligned to clients values and tailored to their aspirations and priorities is even more important. Our clients can be confident that they will receive this from us.”

Karan Sejpal, Head of Business Owners and Entrepreneurs, Head of Regions Cazenove Capital, commented:

“Chris Arbuthnott is another senior appointment which further demonstrates our ambition in growing our regional footprint, bringing in talented, knowledgeable and experienced client advisors to service business owners, wealthy individuals and their families.” 

Bob Hair, Regional Head of Scotland, Cazenove Capital, commented: 

“Cazenove Capital is fast becoming the wealth manager of choice for entrepreneurs and business owners in Scotland, as we are across the UK. We look forward to adding experienced and conscientious individuals to augment our team. 

Chris Arbuthnott will help to advise Cazenove Capital’s growing family of clients in Aberdeen and the North of Scotland. I am delighted to welcome Chris to the business.”


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