Key Client Group America

Our Key Client Advisors provide personal, customized and objective advice to clients with significant wealth, with a singular focus on preservation and enhancement of capital in conjunction with multi-generational legacy planning.

We offer institutional caliber solutions by bringing together experts from across our bank's global footprint to address the wide range of financial and non-financial situations that many ultra high net worth clients experience. Our ultimate goal is to provide a distinctive level of care while helping you create the positive impact and legacy you envision.

The BNP Paribas Global Network Advantage

As part of BNP Paribas, one of the top 10 wealth managers worldwide1, Bank of the West has the dual advantages of local presence and global reach—a powerful combination few institutions can match.2 This allows our portfolio managers and fiduciary specialists to offer a domestic and global perspective to your investments and planning.

Zero Domestic Bias

Global insights through a team of specialists in more than 70 countries. Unbiased investment guidance, leveraging BNP Paribas.

Ethical Financing

We offer full transparency into our financing policies, and help our clients align their investments with their personal values.

Beyond Investments

We see your value beyond your balance sheet.
Rely on a dedicated advisor to guide you through your entire financial picture.

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Impact Solutions

When you work with Bank of the West, you work with a company that makes thoughtful choices about what we finance—and we complement that with an offering that includes philanthropic advisory services as well as purpose-driven investment strategies.3

A dedicated team of financial specialists

Your dedicated Key Client Advisor serves as your primary relationship manager who engages with a team of specialists as needed. This team comprises professionals with extensive credentials, deep knowledge, and expertise.

Integrated wealth planning

By leveraging our decades of experience, we are able to creatively and proactively develop sophisticated plans—even for the most complex situations. Working hand-in-hand with our global teams, we can help ensure your estate, business, and charitable plans align with your current and future financial objectives.

Solutions for your family’s unique needs

Working with Bank of the West’s Key Client Group America, you’ll benefit from the expertise of BNP Paribas Global Key Client Group that manages the wealth of some of the world’s most prominent families.

Diverse banking capabilities

Drawing upon conventional deposit products and services, as well as customized financing and credit solutions, our advisors will recommend strategies to help maximize both sides of your balance sheet.

Legal information and Disclosures

Deposit and loan products offered by Bank of the West. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.

Key Client Group is part of the Bank of the West Wealth Management Group. Bank of the West Wealth Management Group offers products and services through Bank of the West and its various affiliates and subsidiaries. Bank of the West and its various affiliates and subsidiaries are not tax or legal advisors.

1 Scorpio Partnership Global Private Banking Benchmark 2018; http://www.scorpiopartnership.com/knowledge/report/2018-benchmark/

2 Portfolio managers within our Global Investment and Fiduciary Solutions group are part of a global network that include 700+ BNP Paribas investment professionals in 72 countries where BNP Paribas operates.

3 Securities and variable annuities are offered through BancWest Investment Services, a registered broker/dealer, member FINRA/SIPC, and SEC Registered Investment Adviser. Financial Advisors are Registered Representatives of BancWest Investment Services. Fixed annuities/insurance products are offered through BancWest Insurance Agency in California (License #0C52321) and through BancWest Investment Services, Inc. in all other states where it is licensed to do business. This is not an offer or solicitation in any jurisdiction where we are not authorized to do business.

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BancWest Investment Services is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bank of the West. Bank of the West is a wholly owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas.

Investment and Insurance Products:

  • NOT FDIC INSURED
  • NOT BANK GUARANTEED
  • MAY LOSE VALUE
  • NOT A DEPOSIT
  • NOT INSURED BY ANY FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AGENCY