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February 9, 2011

Investment firm Talisman Global Asset Management announced on 8 February that it is expanding its investor base to include external clients, besides managing operations of its core investor, the William Pears Group.

Investment firm Talisman Global Asset Management announced on 8 February that it is expanding its investor base to include external clients, besides managing operations of its core investor, the William Pears Group.

The London-based investment firm was first established in 1998 as the asset management arm of the Pears family – one of the UK's wealthiest families with an estimated fortune of £1.5 billion. But it will now offer its investment services to external clients including family offices, endowments and foundations.

February 7, 2011

Multi-family office HQ Trust is to split its investment advice between two of its managing directors after the departure of its chief investment officer.

Multi-family office HQ Trust is to split its investment advice between two of its managing directors after the departure of its chief investment officer.
 
Managing directors Fritz Becker and Christian Stadermann will oversee the work of Markus Stadlmann, the former chief investment officer who has left earlier to join Barclays Wealth to head their discretionary investing efforts. 
 
A spokeswoman for HQ Trust said Stadlmann wouldn't be replaced.
 

October 28, 2010

US family offices won a significant battle in their efforts to remain private earlier this year when they gained exemption from the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, writes Katie Barker

US family offices won a significant battle in their efforts to remain private earlier this year when they gained exemption from the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, writes Katie Barker.

Following the backlash from family offices over having to register with the US Securities and Exchange Commission and in order not to inadvertently disadvantage family offices, the US regulators amended the reforms to exclude family offices.

August 25, 2010

There has been considerable speculation about whether Tony Blair, the former UK prime minister and current Middle East peace envoy, is in the process of launching a private bank to service rich clients. But could the truth really be that he’s setting up a family office, asks David Bain.

There has been considerable speculation about whether Tony Blair, the former UK prime minister and current Middle East peace envoy, is in the process of launching a private bank to service rich clients. But could the truth really be that he's setting up a family office?
 
Unsurprisingly, Tony Blair's office has denied the reports in the UK media that he's setting up a private bank, but that hasn't dampened down speculation.
 

June 30, 2010

The financial crisis has demonstrated the need for new regulatory approaches and increased supervision of financial service providers. This has sparked a raft of new legislation that attempts to ensure no such crisis happens again.

The financial crisis has demonstrated the need for new regulatory approaches and more intense supervision of financial service providers, writes James Denton.

This has sparked a raft of new legislation from governments internationally as they attempt to ensure no such crisis happens again. Such regulation has consequences for wealthy families and their family offices who will need to comply with the new rules on reporting and governance.

June 28, 2010

The latest edition of Campden FO, the magazine dedicated to the global family office community, is now available. There are two areas of focus to this issue: tax and family offices in Asia.

The latest edition of Campden FO, the magazine dedicated to the global family office community, is now available. There are two areas of focus to this issue: tax and family offices in Asia. Click here to go straight to the issue.

May 20, 2010

It is not only the world’s leading business and financial families that require the use of a family office; one of America’s most successful entertainment stars has this week announced that she is creating her own single family office, writes Katie Baker.

It is not only the world's leading business and financial families that require the use of a family office; one of America's most successful entertainment stars has this week announced that she is creating her own single family office, writes Katie Baker.

May 19, 2010

Multifamily office founder Joan Malloy says families with institutional-sized capital can spend up to 30% of their time worrying, wondering and working on matters relating to their family’s well-being, while also working with more than 20 outside service providers to keep track of it all.

Multifamily office founder Joan Malloy says families with institutional-sized capital can spend up to 30% of their time worrying, wondering and working on matters relating to their family's well-being, while also working with more than 20 outside service providers to keep track of it all.

March 26, 2010

The Family Office Company (TFO), a Bahrain-based multifamily office, has reacted to demands from wealthy families for higher levels of quality control by announcing it has achieved the ISO 9001 quality assurance rating for all components of its business.

The Family Office Company (TFO), a Bahrain-based multifamily office, has reacted to demands from wealthy families for higher levels of quality control by announcing it has achieved the ISO 9001 quality assurance rating for all components of its business. 

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