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Market Report, "Ultra HNWIs in South Africa to 2016", Published

New Financial Services research report from WealthInsight is now available from Fast Market Research


Boston, MA -- (SBWIRE) -- 08/22/2012 -- South Africa has the highest number of Ultra HNWIs in Africa. This report provides historical trends and projections of the volume and wealth of South African UHNWIs by city and sector. The report then reviews these findings in an analysis of the local Wealth Management and Private Banking sector, and the opportunities therein.

Key Highlights

- There are 543 UHNWIs in South Africa, with an average wealth of US$132 million per person and a total wealth of US$72 billion.
- Of this total, there are four billionaires, 153 centimillionaires and 386 affluent millionaires in South Africa as of year-end 2011.
- According to WealthInsight research there are 75 South African UHNWIs from previously disadvantaged groups, which equates to 14% of South Africa's total UHNWI population.
- Johannesburg is home to the largest portion of South Africa's UHNWIs (48% or 261 UHNWIs). There are also sizable South African UHNWI populations in Cape Town (103 UHNWIs), Durban (31 UHNWIs) and Pretoria (28 UHNWIs).
- Durban was the top performing city for UHNWIs over the review period, with UHNWI volume growth of 32%.

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The report features:

- UHNWI volume, wealth and allocation trends from 2007 to 2011
- UHNWI volume, wealth and allocation forecasts to 2016
- UHNWI asset allocations across 13 asset classes
- Number of UHNWIs in each city
- City wise breakdowns of UHNWI volumes and volume growth from 2007 to 2011, as well as 2016 forecasts
- Number of wealth managers in each city
- City wise ratings of wealth management saturation and potential
- Details of the development, challenges and opportunities of the Wealth Management and Private Banking sector in South Africa
- Size of local wealth management industry
- Largest private banks in South Africa by AuM
- Detailed wealth management and family office information
- Insights into the drivers of HNWI wealth

Reasons to Get this Report

- The WealthInsight Intelligence Center Database is an unparalleled resource and the leading resource of its kind. Compiled and curated by a team of expert research specialists, the Database comprises up to one hundred data-points on over 100,000 HNWIs from around the world. It also includes profiles on major private banks, wealth managers and family offices in each country. With the Database as the foundation for our research and analysis, we are able obtain an unsurpassed level of granularity, insight and authority on the HNWI and wealth management universe in each of the countries and regions we cover.
- Comprehensive forecasts to 2016.
- Detailed information on UHNWIs in each major city.

Companies Mentioned in this Report: Absa Wealth (Barclays), Investec Wealth & Investment, Standard Bank, Nedbank (Old Mutual), RMB (FirstRand), UBS, Sanlam, BoE Private Clients, Belmont Asset Management, Cheryl Howard and Associates, Investment Solutions Limited, K2 Capital, NFB Private Wealth Management, VFS Wealth Managers, Credo Group, Fairbairn (owned by Old Mutual), Kleinwort Benson, Sable Wealth Management, Stenham

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