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April 8, 2016

A volunteer trip to Uganda gave Cameron Saul the inspiration to mix business and giving back. Jessica Tasman-Jones spoke to the scion of luxury fashion brand Mulberry about creating sustainable leather goods company Bottletop

A volunteer trip to Uganda gave Cameron Saul the inspiration to mix business and giving back. Jessica Tasman-Jones spoke to the scion of luxury fashion brand Mulberry about creating sustainable leather goods company Bottletop

March 24, 2016

Making a dime from coin collecting is not a certainty, but with returns of 234% in the past 10 years, those numismatists with a passion for precious metal can do well out of these small pieces of history. Daniel Bardsley reports

The extraordinary success of the Rothschild banking dynasty can be traced back to a young man with a passion for collecting coins.

According to the family archive, Mayer Amschel Rothschild became interested in coins as a small boy and had not even reached his mid-teens when, in 1757, he took up a job in a bank’s rare-coins department.

March 18, 2016

The kidnapping of German billionaire Reinhold Würth’s disabled son and the gassing of F1 racing driver Jenson Button and his wife by burglars at a St Tropez villa are just two recent examples of high-profile personal security breaches. Here CampdenFO presents the results of its online personal security poll, conducted on behalf of SecTech UK, and speaks to two security experts

Security is a head in the sand issue with very few people addressing it until it is too late, experts warn. Despite the high-profile incidents mentioned above, almost half (44%) of family office respondents in the Global Family Office Report 2015 had no risk controls for personal security. To find out more, CampdenFO undertook an eight-week online survey on concerns about personal security.

March 11, 2016

Costs in the average family office are up. Is it possible to retain value while trimming back expenditures through outsourcing and technology? Alison Ebbage takes a look

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

February 19, 2016

Owning and chartering a luxury superyacht remains one of life’s ultimate experiences. But following the economic crisis, the extreme turbulence in the yacht market has demanded a new type of yacht broker emerge to properly assist clients with the challenges of buying and chartering in the 21st century. Andrew Messum explains

The 1920s and 1930s are regarded as the heyday of yachting and some of the classic yachts built during this time remain in the top 100 largest yachts afloat, lovingly restored and maintained by their current owners.

February 19, 2016

Deutsche Werkstätten Hellerau fuses cutting-edge technology with a century-old legacy of German craftmanship to execute bespoke interior design and architectural projects for its multinational client base. Owner Fritz Straub and managing director Jan Jacobsen share their special blend of high technology and craftsmanship.

From designing and outfitting the interiors for a 150-metre superyacht to turnkey development of a 4,000 sq mhome in the Swiss Alps straight from the set of a James Bond film, technology is an essential cog that helps Deutsche Werkstätten Hellerau’s (DWH) manage complex design projects for their private clients around the world.

Technical skill has always played an important part in helping the 115-year-old Dresden-based firm, but today this harmony between high technology and craftsmanship is even more important.

February 18, 2016

For those family businesses looking to raise capital, there are a growing number of options. Today, funding the family enterprise can be much more innovative than simply taking out a loan or launching an IPO. Bruce Love reports

January 19, 2016

The next generation has hooked onto impact investing like no other – so what do family offices managing multigenerational wealth need to know?

Impact investing isn’t only for the softhearted. In the past year alone, BlackRock launched new business unit BlackRock Impact, Goldman Sachs bought impact advisory firm Imprint, and former Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick now heads up Bain & Capital’s impact fund. “Some of the most celebrated and followed world-class investors have jumped into impact investing in the last year,” says Jean Case, AOL Inc entrepreneur and CEO at the Case Foundation.

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