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


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.


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.


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


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.


Family Office Visions

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


Talpion hedge fund to become family office

Henry Swieca will return all of the outside capital to his Talpion Fund Management. Client money accounts for only about one-fifth of Talpion's $500 million in assets under management, Bloomberg News reports.