Family Office

Few institutions understand the intricate needs of affluent families and their family offices around the world better than we do.

Comprehensive Range of Services for Family Offices

Each of our financial solutions can be personalized to meet the specific needs of your family office.

The CPO knew two suppliers, one of which was breaking ground on an innovative production process for rapid prototyping and another using advanced analytics to accelerate design. She proposed co-developing a customized manufacturing solution with the two suppliers. Procurement would orchestrate an agile team to test the process and, if successful, make  the case for investing in the new technique. The business unit leader was thrilled.

  • Investment Management
  • Fiduciary Expertise
  • Private Banking
  • Global Custody & Consolidated Reporting

The concept of a family office emerged in the United States in the second half of the 19th century. Families such as the Rockefellers established ad hoc structures on their behalf in order to control certain aspects of the management of their assets themselves. Thus were born the first “Single Family Offices (SFO)”, structures wholly owned by a family, mainly directed by one or more of their members and assigned to a range of tasks to manage the family fortune. Ultra-high-net-worth (UHNW) individuals and families, such as Africa, North America, Europe, and parts of Asia. It’s estimated that there are up to 10.000 SFOs worldwide managing over $200 trillion with almost half in the US. The majority have been established in the last 20 years and represent the first or second generation of the family.

At Furtenburg, we have developed expertise over the last 8 years in helping our SFO clients identify talent adapted to the DNA of each family and sometimes each generation in terms of both technical and personal skills. Our international coverage and cross-border capabilities enable us to search for the right person across the globe whether the position be at C-level or for specialised functions such as estate planning, investment management, financial control or specific family office services (philanthropy, family governance, intergenerational wealth transfer…).

From well-established multi-generation SFOs to the most recent ones established by successful real estate development entrepreneurs, we have a proven track record in recruitment, best practices, salary guidance, and related matters.

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