, Bordier and E-Merging Celebrate Partnership in Asia

Cristina Gurnari, Angra Wine & Spirit Importers (left), Ivan Schultheiss,

Cristina Gurnari, Angra Wine & Spirit Importers (left), Ivan Schultheiss,

Swiss boutique private bank Bordier & Cie hosted a networking event in a joint partnership with online portal E-Merging and financial news site in Singapore.

A crowd of over 150 people gathered on the garden terrace of Bordier’s office at CapitaGreen in Singapore last Thursday, where guests were treated to live performances by a DJ and a jazz saxophonist as they enjoyed an evening of casual networking with like-minded business professionals.

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«Singapore is not only a great spot, it is also a vibrant financial center. Some would even argue it is the better Switzerland,» Claude Baumann, Founder and CEO of, said in his speech.

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Tom King, Managing Director, Claude Baumann, CEO, Ivan Schultheiss, Head Marketing & Sales

«We have launched our website at the beginning of this year. A news platform for professionals in the financial industry, constantly updated with the latest news.

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Please have a look at it,» he added and: «What works in Switzerland with might work in Singapore too, maybe even better as the growth in the financial industry is here. I think Evrard Bordier will agree with me.»

Evrard Bordier, Managing Partner and CEO of Bordier & Cie Singapore, addressed the sharply-dressed crowd with a closing speech for the evening. He said: «We are very happy with tonight’s turnout and hope to do similar partnerships and events with present and future partners.»

Immediate Crowd-Pleaser

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Frank Walbaum, FX Strategies (left), Sander Laugs, Bordier & Cie

Laurent Bernard Chocolatier’s fine selection of elegantly-crafted sweets was an immediate crowd-pleaser. Laurent Bernard himself was on-site at the event to personally present his handmade chocolate and mingle with guests.

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Handmade chocolate from Laurent Bernard

Evrard Bordier is fifth generation of the bank’s founding family, along with brothers Grégoire and Gaetan Bordier who are based in the Geneva headquarters. The event on 19th May served as the inaugural networking event hosted on Bordier’s premises.

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