ADVISORY BOARDS FOR FAMILY OFFICES

As the preeminent Executive Search Firm that specializes in working with Family Offices and establishing Advisory Boards for Family Offices, FON Search can assist families with every aspect of how to establish the Board, create the mandates, identify the types of individuals and backgrounds that would be most effective for your family office, establish goals… Read more »

FAMILY OFFICES- THE FUTURE

The growth of Family Offices internationally is changing the ways in which they operate. Due to the significant growth of family offices all across the globe, they are becoming more complex and much more sophisticated. With multiple locations, and cross border family offices there has been a substantial change in the way that they operate…. Read more »

LENDER MANAGEMENT LLC AND ITS IMPACT ON FAMILY OFFICES AND INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS

In our last article, we discussed this case to make family offices aware of the significance of the IRS ruling. We felt that is was essential to provide some additional information, based upon a number of inquiries. In the Lender Management LLC case, the tax court concluded that if a taxpayer was engaged in a… Read more »

SUCCESSION PLANNING -NUMBER ONE FAMILY OFFICE ISSUE

After speaking with numerous Family Offices over the past year, it appears that the biggest issue facing more than 50% of the families that we have spoken with, is the lack of a “true succession plan”. A succession plan is quite challenging for many families because it requires family members to really think carefully about… Read more »

FAMILY OFFICES AND THE BANKS

Since banks are typically the institutions that work the closest with family offices, I thought it would be helpful for family offices to understand what banks are recommending for them. In speaking with a number of the banks that service family offices we found that they are concerned with the families ability to sustain their… Read more »

FAMILY OFFICE TRENDS: 2019-2020

Family offices continue to experience significant growth globally. Not only has there been growth in the amount of Family Offices, but the amount of wealth being managed by these family offices has also grown tremendously. With estimated assets of over $4 trillion, they have become true competitors for some of the large companies and institutions…. Read more »