The 20 largest family offices in the world

As family offices continued to grow steadily across the globe over the past decade, so did their investment strategies, leading them to become more successful over time. Here is a list of the 20 best-performing family office organisations, based on their assets under management.
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Strategy Updated on June 17, 2024

Top 20 largest family offices in the world

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Whether they are investing in impact, private equity, real estate or engaging in philanthropy, these are the 20 largest family offices on the top of their game.

1. Walton Enterprises

Located in Arkansas, USA, Walton Enterprises is the single family office of the Walton Family. Established by the late Sam Walton, the founder of Walmart, it manages around $224 billion in assets. Supporting the business, personal, and philanthropic activities for multiple generations of the family, Walton Enterprises focuses its investments on diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging.

2. Cascade Investment

Cascade Investment is the multi-family office of Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft (1975). Headquartered in  Kirkland, USA, with offices in 14 locations all over the world, the firm invests in industries, such as gas extraction, agriculture, and financial market sectors. Cascade Investment manages wealth amassing to $170 billion.

3. Bezos Expeditions

The single family office of Jeff Bezos, who founded Amazon in 1994, operates the largest e-commerce and cloud services and simultaneously is the largest internet company by revenue in the world. Based in Washington, USA, the firm manages Bezos’s personal wealth (well over $100 billion) and his investments and invests in early-stage ventures, late-stage ventures, as well as seed-stage companies.

4. Mousse Partners

Mousse Partners is the investment arm of the family business Mouse Investments Limited. Established in 1979 with New York City as its headquarters, the firm primarily invests in proceeds, including dividends, that are distributed by Chanel Limited, in both the public and private market and across a wide range of asset classes. It manages over $89 billion in assets.

5. Ballmer Group

The Ballmer Group by philanthropists Stevie Ballmer, the former CEO of Microsoft, founder of USAFacts, and chairman of the Los Angeles Clippers, and his wife Connie Ballmer. It acts as the chief philanthropic vehicle for the duo and aims to improve the economic mobility of children who belong to poverty-stricken families across the United States. The firm was founded in 2014 in Bellevue, Washington and currently has over $85 billion in assets under management.

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