Family Organisation (incl. Family Offices)

More then philanthropy than writing a cheque

By |February 24th, 2017|

Merrick column December 2016 revised

Switzerland – The Home of the Family Office

By |July 14th, 2016|

Switzerland – The Home of the Family Office

Jan van Bueren and Thomas Ming outline the key elements to look out for when choosing a family office for your wealth

Ultra High Net Worth individuals will increase considerably in the coming decade

By |July 14th, 2016|

Family Offices – A History and Definition

It is often assumed that the acclaimed American family, the Rockefellers, pioneered the family office in the late 19th century. However, history suggests

Multi-family office diversity

By |July 22nd, 2015|

The constantly increasing number of wealthy families has, over the past years, had a strong effect on demand for wealth management services. Ever more wealthy business owners and families

Trust as a Family Holding Structure II (aspects of the Trust)

By |December 9th, 2014|

The Trust as a Family Holding Structure
Part II: Various aspects of the trust as a Family Holding Structure
A trust can provide a very good solution for the long term

How to deal with the family business, finances and disputes?

By |October 20th, 2014|

1. Family Business Management
A Family business is the pillar of Family assets. A special attention should be given to it in a Family Charter. Who manages the Family Business?

Charter for high net worth families. What for? And what are its contents?

By |October 20th, 2014|

Charter for high net worth families. What for? And what are its contents?
A Family Charter should not be looked at as a piece of literature to work on, perfect

Family Offices – What investors should know about them

By |July 28th, 2014|

Family Offices – What investors should know about them
A Family Office can help if the private wealth has become extensive and complex. Finding a suitable partner is essential. To