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March 13, 2023

Emily Minett reveals a potentially significant inheritance tax exemption when it comes to gift-giving.

When it comes to making lifetime gifts, many people are familiar with the “seven-year rule” in that if the donor making the gift survives seven years from the date of the gift and does not reserve a benefit in the asset given away, the value of the gift will not be taken into account on the donor’s death for inheritance tax (IHT) purposes.

March 8, 2023

Private Equity is mainstream among ultra-high-net-worth (94% engaged), with the bulk looking for enhanced returns (67%).

According to The Ultra-High Net Worth Private Equity Investing Report 2023 by Campden Wealth and Titanbay, 84% of ultra-high-net-worth (UHNW) investors hold private equity investments, with a further 10% interested in the asset class.

February 16, 2023

A beneficiary of the sale of her family’s multi-generational pharmaceutical companies, Victoria Engelhorn was determined to take the opportunity to grow, realise her own dreams and give back to society. In an exclusive interview with Campden FB, she reveals how forging her own socially responsible path gave her meaning and purpose.

The granddaughter of billionaire German businessman Curt Engelhorn, great-great granddaughter of Friedrich Engelhorn (the founder of chemical giant BASF) and the beneficiary of a family-wide windfall, Victoria Engelhorn understands all too well the heft and privilege of inheriting great wealth.

February 15, 2023

In a typically bold move that further defines the Rothschilds as a multi-generational international banking family of significant foresight, the French branch of the family are taking their Paris-listed investment bank, Rothschild & Co, private… and they’ve recruited some of Europe’s wealthiest families to solidify the deal.

In a typically bold move that further defines the Rothschilds as a multi-generational international banking family of significant foresight, the French branch of the family are aiming to take their Paris-listed investment bank, Rothschild & Co, private.

February 13, 2023

In this week’s FB Roundup, the Mills family open an investment firm after their Medline Industries sale; a Chinese man leaves billionaire adoptive family after reuniting with his multi-millionaire birth parents; and Joseph Lau sells dozens of Hermes bags in a Sotheby’s auction.

Mills family open investment firm after Medline Industries sale
The Mills family, the American billionaires who founded Medline Industries, are launching their own investment firm.

February 10, 2023

The CEO of JSCB "ASIA ALLIANCE BANK", one of the fastest developing banks in the Republic of Uzbekistan, talks about what his home country has to offer family offices looking to establish in the Turkic States and the key issues affecting ultra-high-net-worth families in the region.

Since it was established in 2009, JSCB “ASIA ALLIANCE BANK” has ridden a wave of success that has seen it grow its position in all major markets of banking services. And, due to its sound strategy, consistent financial policy and adherence to the values of civilized business operations, the bank has gained a reputation for being a strong and reliable partner.

February 7, 2023

In this week’s FB Roundup, Kumar Birla appoints his children as directors of the Aditya Birla Group; the Rothschild family plan to take their investment bank private; and the son of Brazilian billionaire Banco Safra founder sues his family.

Kumar Birla appoints children as directors of Aditya Birla Group
In a purported succession overture, Indian billionaire businessman and philanthropist Kumar Birla has appointed two of his children as directors to oversee the retail unit of the Aditya Birla Group.

February 2, 2023

In this week’s FB Roundup, Aldi heirs settle their long-running dispute; Russian-born billionaire Alex Gerko is named as the UK's biggest taxpayer; and Gautam Adani loses billions in personal wealth in less than a week.

Aldi heirs settle long-running dispute
The heirs of Theo Albrecht, the co-founder of family-owned German multinational discount supermarket chain Aldi, have settled on a new ownership structure following a long-running feud.

February 1, 2023

Everybody with assets should make a will tailored to their circumstances. And ultra-high-net-worth people, especially those with a complicated private life, are no exception. Discover how the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act aims to clear up the validity of a will when the ‘beneficiaries’ are numerous.

Since it was enacted in 1975, the family provision legislation, also known as the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act, has generated a large amount of press coverage. As a result of claims based either on a valid will which, a disappointed ‘beneficiary’ asserts, produces an unreasonable result or on an intestacy (occurring when a person dies without leaving a valid will).

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