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January 27, 2017

Shocked impact investors in family offices are devoting their capital to their causes in reaction to the Brexit referendum result and Trump presidential election.

Shocked impact investors in family offices are devoting their capital to their causes in reaction to the Brexit referendum result and Trump presidential election.

The role of advisers was also predicted to increase in value to impact investors, according to the T100:Launch, the debut report from a multi-year study of the portfolios of more than 50 Toniic 100% Impact Network members.

January 26, 2017

Donald Trump is an economic Dr Jekyll and a political Mr Hyde whose populist actions will impact any assessment for the future world economy and markets.

Donald Trump is an economic Dr Jekyll and a political Mr Hyde whose populist actions will impact any assessment for the future world economy and markets.

The classic split personality tale was evoked when Pictet Wealth Management delivered its outlook for 2017 and beyond in London this week.

October 7, 2016

Will the Panama Papers mark a tipping point for families and their advisers? And what will families need to do to fend off public criticism?

Will the Panama Papers mark a tipping point for families and their advisers? And what will families need to do to fend off public criticism? Paul Golden reports

A mere two months before Brexit brought the curtain down on David Cameron’s 11-year leadership of the UK Conservative Party, the former prime minister had only narrowly escaped an earlier end to his premiership.

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.

July 22, 2016

Uncertainty in the wake of the Brexit vote has bolstered a state-funded initiative to attract businesses and high net worth families to set-up or relocate to Guernsey.

Uncertainty in the wake of the Brexit vote has bolstered a state-funded initiative to attract businesses and high net worth families to set-up or relocate to Guernsey.

Locate Guernsey, funded by the island’s government, the States of Guernsey, has already helped 14 businesses and high net worth individuals move to the Channel Island in the first six months of 2016.

July 1, 2016

Anxious British and European family offices are taking a “wait and see” attitude on investment in the aftermath of the United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union.

Anxious British and European family offices are taking a “wait and see” attitude on investment in the aftermath of the United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union.

The “fear factor” of a struggling Brexit economy is expected to shape how family offices operate on both sides of the English Channel.

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.

June 24, 2016

Bertelsmann commits to UK after Brexit; Maersk appoint new CEO, may break up company; and Brexit scuppers Tata Steel's efforts to maintain operations in the UK

Bertelsmann commits to UK after Brexit

German media group Bertelsmann says it will remain committed to all its investments in the UK and acknowledges “with regret” the British electorate’s decision to leave the European Union, according to a company statement.

The Gütersloh-headquartered firm, controlled by the Mohn family, said Britain’s exit from the EU raises political and economic uncertainties for the firm, but added that its fourth-largest market would remain very important.

June 24, 2016

Short-term pain and long-term uncertainty was predicted before today’s shocking referendum result by more than 100 family business owners, principals, and advisers who took part in CampdenFB's exclusive Brexit survey. Here are some of the key findings:

Short-term pain and long-term uncertainty was predicted before today’s shocking referendum result by more than 100 family business owners, principals, and advisers who took part in CampdenFB's exclusive Brexit survey. Here are some of the key findings:

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