The Fisher, Oetker, Lauder, Sabanci and Johnson families are all collectors of classical and contemporary art, a market that increasingly offers more than just intellectual returns, explains Melanie Stern
Family businesses which pass premises down between generations could be caught in Britain’s plans to close loopholes in the inheritance tax regime, say experts familiar with the Labour government’s new budget proposals.
One of the top concerns of a family is confidentiality in its investments. Real estate investment means that, through an appropriate investment vehicle, the ultimate owner of property is protected from identification, liability and reporting requirements, says Bárbara Schuck
Although signs of economic recovery are emerging in key markets around the globe, Robert Game suggests that investors looking to extend their property portfolios should look at the big picture before taking the plunge, particularly in terms of capital appreciation versus wealth preservation