Brown Brothers Harriman (BBH) is a privately-held financial institution that has been a thought leader and solutions provider for almost 200 years. We serve the most discerning and sophisticated individuals and institutions with expertise in Private Banking, Investment Management, and Investor Services. We proudly execute five principles. These pillars define how we interact with our clients and our colleagues on a daily basis.

At Brown Brothers Harriman, we are…


  • On the same side as our clients: our success is inextricably linked with that of our clients
  • Promoters of strong, consistent, sustainable performance: the result of individual accountability, selected industry expertise and client specialization
  • Selective and specialized: choosing our clients and our businesses thoughtfully
  • Naturally innovative: collaborative, transparent, hands-on relationship management promotes innovation and agility
  • Global and Accessible: big enough to serve you and small enough to reach the right people

Those are the facts. The details can be found in the following sections:

Mission Statement
The foundation of our success

Our History
A legacy of innovation, leadership, continuous success, and enduring client relationships

Brown Brothers Harriman has its roots with an Irish immigrant and linen auctioneering family headed by Alexander Brown at the beginning of the 19th century.

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The Partnership
A privileged way to do business

Partnerships are by definition flat, collaborative and transparent. It’s an organizational structure that promotes innovation and agility, where the best ideas rise quickly to the top.

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Compassion for our community while strengthening relationships with our colleagues

At Brown Brothers Harriman, it's good to share your time and talent.

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Diversity and Inclusion
At BBH, the diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths

Investing in partnerships, investing in your success

We are an award-winning provider of financial services to the world's most sophisticated institutions, leading private companies, and high net worth individuals.

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Our Financials