In-depth - high net worth: Moving on up


High net worth (HNW) is a lucrative sector for many brokers but there is an even deeper pool to dive into – ultra high net worth (UHNW). 

John Sims, formerly of Chubb, who recently set up his own brokerage Vizion, explains that there are key differences between UHNW and HNW clients. 

According to Sims the two groups will lead similar lifestyles but there are variations in how much they spend. 

“It’s about degrees,” he explains. “A HNW person might have a Sunseeker yacht worth £500,000 whereas so