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single family office vs multi family office
Operations

Single-family offices have always been the preferred choice for affluent families as a centralised means of managing their wealth. However, this service can come at a price, along with other considerations, that might not suit the needs of every family, which is where multi-family offices come into favour. Here is a look at how the differences between single and multi-family offices could give rise to a hybrid family office.

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How to create multi-generational wealth
How to create multi-generational wealth
Operations

Creating multi-generational wealth isn't only about finances and investments to last across...

Next-generation transition: how to prepare to pass the family business on
Next-generation transition: how to prepare to pass the family business on
Governance

Preparing the next generation to take over the family business requires some thought, but it...

The case for interdependence in a family business
The case for interdependence in a family business
Governance

Interdependence, where there is mutual reliance on other family members, signifies that there is an...

The philosophy and principles of family governance
The philosophy and principles of family governance
Governance

A successful family is measured by more than its wealth. Following three simple guiding principles...

How family offices can deal with death in the family
How family offices can deal with death in the family
Governance

The hardest part of dealing with death is realising that all you have are memories of yesterday and...

Managing conflict within a family business
Managing conflict within a family business
Foresight

Conflict and turbulence within a family – and a family business – are nothing new. If not...

Family office running costs are rising – and why that’s a good thing
Family office running costs are rising – and why that’s a good thing
Digital

In 2020, the costs of running a family office rose, with most of these attributed to staffing and...

The impact of matriarchal and patriarchal roles in family business
The impact of matriarchal and patriarchal roles in family business
Next Generation

Most families have an anchor, often identified as a matriarchal or patriarchal figure. A dominant...

The unique governance challenge of mixed culture families
The unique governance challenge of mixed culture families
Governance

Globalisation has seen the world become a global village. In this global village, a new complexity...

The future of the family office wealth advisor
The future of the family office wealth advisor
Leadership

Family offices come in many shapes and sizes, as do the advisors who serve them. Increased...

Successful on and off the stock exchange –  governance practices in family firms
Successful on and off the stock exchange – governance practices in family firms
Governance

The stock exchange and family firms – two irreconcilable terms upon first glance. Going public...

Seven governance risks that could impact your family office
Seven governance risks that could impact your family office
Governance

The need for privacy and more control over wealth and assets has seen the number of family offices...

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