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January 4, 2019

Blake Nordstrom, co-president of Nordstrom, dies aged 58, Hyundai heir Euisun Chung takes over from father, Caledonia Investments takes minority stake in Stonehage Fleming.

Blake Nordstrom, co-president of family-owned Nordstrom, dies aged 58

Blake Nordstrom (pictured), who was the head of the eponymous fourth generation US retailing dynasty, has died unexpectedly just three weeks after announcing that he had been diagnosed with lymphoma.

At the time, he described his condition as “treatable” and said he planned to “continue work throughout this process as normal” at his family’s Seattle-based company.

November 29, 2018

The world’s business families are making the successful transfer of leadership to the next generation a higher priority than even the safeguarding of wealth in an era of disruption and uncertainty.

The world’s business families are making the successful transfer of leadership to the next generation a higher priority than even the safeguarding of wealth in an era of disruption and uncertainty.

New research by Stonehage Fleming said 69% of respondents spotlighted succession planning as one of their top three concerns for future financial organisation, followed by capital preservation (62%) and tax planning (48%).

June 11, 2018

Whether one owns art for pleasure or as an investment, the volume of administration related to managing a collection is the same.

Whether one owns art for pleasure or as an investment, the volume of administration related to managing a collection is the same: initial due diligence, lending to museums, maintaining an inventory, transport, storage, insurance, valuations, the structure through which the collection is owned, cataloguing, strategic planning for the future (including inheritance planning), and more.

April 2, 2018

As family offices continue to grow in structure and wealth, how is this affecting the commercial multi family office industry? How are they managing wealth or is their focus shifting away from investment advice? Alexander Ferguson reports 

As family offices continue to grow in structure and wealth, how is this affecting the commercial multi family office industry? How are they managing wealth or is their focus shifting away from investment advice? Alexander Ferguson reports 

After 2008, the commercial multi family office (CMFO) industry was anxious. More than a quarter of high net worth individuals (HNWIs) either pulled assets out of their wealth management firms or left them altogether, according to a survey by Merrill Lynch and Capgemini.

March 29, 2018

With just days to go until all major UK employers have to reveal the difference between what they pay men and women, several of the country’s biggest family firms say they are committed to doing better.

With just days to go until all major UK employers have to reveal the difference between what they pay men and women, several of the country’s biggest family firms say they are committed to doing better.

October 13, 2016

One of the largest international multi family offices in Europe has bucked the trends of uncertainty and low returns by consolidating its ultra-high net worth client services with an emphasis on multigenerational planning.

One of the largest international multi family offices in Europe has bucked the trends of uncertainty and low returns by consolidating its ultra-high net worth client services with an emphasis on multigenerational planning.

August 23, 2016

Britain has taken the first step down a long and uncertain road to its departure from the European Union. James Beech asks financial experts if family offices are in for a bumpy ride

Britain has taken the first step down a long and uncertain road to its departure from the European Union. James Beech asks financial experts if family offices are in for a bumpy ride

More than 17 million Britons voted on 23 June to leave the European Union after 43 years – triggering a tsunami of unprecedented political upheaval and volatility in financial markets which has shaken the United Kingdom and reverberated around the world.

June 24, 2016

Britain has rejected its 43-year-old membership of the European Union despite severe warnings to remain from global family business leaders.

Britain has rejected its 43-year-old membership of the European Union despite severe warnings to remain from global family business leaders.

An exclusive survey of the Campden Wealth community of family businesses worth more than $100 million revealed this week a decisive 75% of owners, chief executives and advisers called for the United Kingdom to remain in the EU.

March 4, 2016

A concerted coordination between global regulators and national governments means regulation is impacting families on matters as diverse as tax information to reputation. Rose Carr and Nicholas Moody ask experts what regulatory measures family offices should watch out for

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