We can’t wait to welcome the family business community to our fifth annual European Families in Business Awards in Berlin on 21 June. Find out who made the shortlist of nominees. Third-generation Australian billionaire James Packer is set to consolidate his wealth and gambling interests with a new spin-off company. More distancing from business as usual on the other side of the globe with the heir to Danish shipping giant AP Moller-Maersk appointed chief executive of the family’s holding company here. We pay tribute to hedge fund pioneer and UBP founder Edgar de Picciotto, “the smartest man in Europe”. And finally, don’t forget to tell us your views on Brexit in our exclusive online poll.
Edgar de Picciotto was a pioneer to hedge fund investors, “the smartest man in Europe” to his disciples, and the patriarch of a dynasty that upholds his legacy of astute, innovative, and independent wealth management.