Ultra HNWIs in Australia 2013

This report is the result of Wealth Insights extensive research covering the high net worth individual (HNWI) population and wealth management market in Australia.

The report focuses on HNWI performance between the end of 2007 (the peak before the global financial crisis) and the end of 2012. This enables us to determine how well the country's UHNWIs have performed through the crisis.



This report reviews the performance and asset allocations of Ultra HNWIs in Australia and highlights top-performing cities. It also includes an evaluation of the local wealth management industry.



* UHNWI volume, wealth and allocation trends from 2007 to 2012

* UHNWI volume, wealth and allocation forecasts to 2017

* UHNWI asset allocations across 13 asset classes

* Number of UHNWIs in each state and all major cities

* Fastest growing cities and states for UHNWIs (2008-2012)

* 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 Australia

* Size of the Australian wealth management industry

* Largest domestic private banks by AuM

* Detailed wealth management and family office information

* Insights into the drivers of HNWI wealth


Reasons to Buy

* The Wealth Insight 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 dossiers on over 60,000 HNWIs from around the world.

* The Intelligence Center also includes tracking of wealth and liquidity events as they happen and detailed profiles of major private banks, wealth managers and family offices in each market.

* 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.

* Report includes comprehensive forecasts to 2017. Also provides detailed information on UHNWIs in each major city.


Key Highlights

* There are 2,741 UHNWIs in Australia. Of this total, there were 23 billionaires, 625 centimillionaires and 2,093 affluent millionaires in 2012.

* The number of UHNWIs in Australia increased by 23% from 2,227 individuals in 2007 to 2,741 in 2012. This was slightly higher than the increase of 19.7% recorded by core HNWIs.

* The number of billionaires increased by 40%, while the number of centimillionaires and affluent millionaires both increased by 23%.

* WealthInsight expects the number of UHNWIs to increase by 33%, to reach 3,647 in 2017. This will comprise 28 billionaires, 835 centimillionaires and 2,784 affluent millionaires. With US$331 billion in total combined wealth, Australian UHNWIs hold 37% of the total wealth of the countrys HNWIs, which is in line with the global average of 30%. This reflects the well-developed nature of the local wealth market.


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Ultra HNWIs in Australia 2013