02/03/2012

SGSS Italy secures custody mandate from BSI Wealth Family ‎

SGSS was retained by BSI SIM for its recognised expertise and efficiency, in particular its ability to rationalise and optimise post-trading services related to custody and settlement, as well as for its flexibility in adapting its services to clients&rsq

01/30/2012

Deadline Approaching for Family Office Compliance

One of the many regulatory changes brought about by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, this new “family office rule,” provides a broad exemption from SEC registration for many family offices.

01/09/2012

US-based family offices starts the regulatory countdown

If any family offices are still unsure about their exempt status, they need to act soon: Nonexempt family offices have until March 30 to either register with the SEC or restructure to conform with exemption requirements.

01/06/2012

Family offices turn to security services as wealth gap grows

More than 80 percent of 151 executive directors surveyed in the first half of 2011 indicated that they now provide such support compared with roughly 60 percent in 2009. Results are featured in "Safe & Sound - How Single-Family Offices Are Addres

01/04/2012

Family offices to increase collaboration in 2012

The London-based advisory group said structures that allow family investors to share knowledge and co-invest, such as investment committees and roundtables, will become more commonplace this year.

12/28/2011

Hedge-Fund Millionaire to launch innovative new fund

Stephen Diggle, who co-founded a hedge fund that made $2.7 billion in 2007 and 2008, plans to open his personal farmland portfolio to investors and start a fund that will trade life-sciences companies.

12/28/2011

Guggenheim Partners seals Madison Avenue deal

Guggenheim Partners, an investment firm that grew from administering the vast private wealth of the Guggenheim family in the early 1900s to a multifaceted financial firm, has signed a large lease at 330 Madison Avenue for its New York headquarters, source

12/27/2011

Family offices looking to grow wealth

Family offices would benefit from taking a three-pronged approach to managing their assets if they want to grow wealth in the current risky economic climate, according to investment manager Stefan Angele.

12/27/2011

Family Office Visions

Some modicum of trust has to exist between the family office and the client family.