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Bank Reyl & Cie Makes Singapore, Private Office Chief A Partner

Tom Burroughes

4 March 2015

Switzerland-headquartered Bank Reyl & Cie has appointed one of its Singapore-based top executives as a partner.

Nicolas Duchêne is currently in charge of Reyl Singapore and Reyl Private Office. He joins Dominique Reyl, François Reyl, Christian Fringhian and Lorenzo Rocco di Torrepadula as partner and member of the firm’s executive committee, a statement from Reyl said.

In his new role, Duchêne will contribute to the strategic and operational implementation of the bank and will continue to manage the activities of Reyl Singapore and Reyl Private Office. He will also develop its corporate advisory and structuring department, which he has co-headed with Christian Fringhian since its launch in 2013.

Duchêne has more than 15 years' experience in the fields of legal and tax advisory, financial planning, corporate finance and wealth management. He began his career with Arthur Andersen in Luxembourg and then spent three years at Bank Ferrier Lullin & Cie in Geneva before joining BNP Paribas Wealth Management in Singapore and Hong Kong, where he was responsible for the Asian tax advisory and wealth planning desk. He joined the Swiss bank in November 2009, heading Reyl Private Office in February 2010 and moving to Singapore in 2012 to develop the group's activities in Asia.