Coutts is a private bank and wealth manager, founded in 1692. It is the seventh oldest bank in the world and its International arm was recently sold to Union Bancaire Privée.
It is owned by The Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS) since 2000, when RBS purchased its parent, NatWest. Coutts formed part of RBS's private banking division. During its time with RBS, it acquired Zürich-based Bank von Ernst & Cie and in 2008, Coutts Bank von Ernst and other Coutts International subsidiaries became RBS Coutts Bank. These traded as RBS Coutts International to align them with the parent RBS Group until 2011, when RBS Coutts was renamed Coutts & Co. Limited.
Coutts is a UK private banking house.
Coutts may also refer to:
- Coutts (surname)
- Coutts, Alberta, a village in Alberta, Canada
Coutts and Couts are English-language surnames derived from the Gaelic-language. The names are derived from the Gaelic cuilt, meaning "nook". It also was a habitational name from Cults, Aberdeen, Scotland.
William Coutts, a Coutts of Auchintoul, was a vassal of the Macdonald's, settled in Montrose, in the 16th century and became a provost of the town. The Coutts are associated with the Farquharsons.