Family Investment Offices Consulting

What is a family investment office?

Before discussing family investment offices consulting services and what Corporate Investigation Consulting can do for you, it’s important to define some terms.

Family investment offices are highly specialized wealth management firms that serve high net-worth clientele only. They have notable differences from typical wealth management firms in that they are private and exclusively dedicated to managing finances and other related aspects of affluent families or individuals.

Ultra-rich individuals and their families have unique financial needs, among other needs, that can’t be met by traditional wealth management companies. While wealth management firms offer services like insurance, budgeting, tax services, philanthropy, and wealth transfer, the firms may not offer other related services needed by the ultra-rich i.e., charitable advice, concierge, planning and many other comprehensive services.

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Chris Quick

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Types of family investment offices

Single-family investment offices: As the name suggests, these family investment offices serve one family only.

Multi-family investment offices: These offices serve multiple ultra-rich families offering economies of scale.

Corporate Investigation Consulting offers family investment offices consulting services that cover all aspects related to the formation and running of family investment offices nationwide and beyond. Wealth creators and their families/inheritors have many complex undertakings and decisions to make regarding wealth.

Our family investment offices consulting services make it incredibly easy to make such decisions. We advise on everything from creating family investment offices to the provision of highly specialized services needed to manage wealth. Corporate Investigation Consulting can also deal with any problems arising in-between the formation of family investment offices and running such offices nationwide. Our consulting services extend to advising on the need for such offices, structure, size, cost, best practices, etc.

How can we help ?

Corporate Investigation Consulting handles many aspects of family investment offices. We can help ultra-rich individuals and their families with;

Structural factors

Family offices can be defined based on structural factors like size, complexity, and staff autonomy. In regards to complexity, we advise ultra-high Net worth individuals on ideal legal structures and types of investments with those structures. On the autonomy of staff, we advise on the level of freedom staff have in making decisions in their respective roles.

There are countless business structures that can be assumed by family investment offices. We can advise on the best structures based on a specific family’s needs, future changes, time commitment, costs, etc. Family investment offices are new businesses that require capital, a good team, and oversight.

Corporate Investigation Consulting has legal and financial professionals nationwide with the know-how on setting up proper structures for family investment offices. CALL us 866-352-9324 for more on structuring family investment offices.

Family investment office methodology

Our family investment offices consulting services extend to advising on the methodology of creating family offices. To ensure offices are set up correctly, we begin by assessing the need for a family investment office before determining the costs, size, and benefits. We proceed by assessing operational factors such as the responsibilities of the office and how it will be managed.

We also advise on other methodology factors like recruiting and training staff as well as family leadership issues like role of different family members, decision-making processes, and succession planning.

Corporate Investigation Consulting’s approach reduces common risks and problems associated with formation and running a family investment office.

Privacy & trust issues

Wealth management comes with unwelcome attention and unique expectations. We can set up internal controls for ensuring complete privacy. Wealthy individuals and families grapple with individuals who constantly compromise their privacy and trust.

We can institute legal safeguards against unreasonable fees, irresponsible tax advice, fraud, misrepresentation, unnecessary legal work, litigation, and more. Our legal experts can also craft foolproof employment contracts, including strict privacy and confidential terms missing in typical employee contracts.

Family office control

Our family investment offices consulting services also cover control matters. We can control the policies, practices, and other control factors affecting family offices.

We can craft management objectives and philosophies on scope, costs, practices, culture, people, and more to offer complete control. Our control structures extend to everything done in family offices, from distribution of income generated by family businesses to charitable giving, estate planning and tax matters.

Our control structures on family investment offices can extend to selecting and managing office staff and third-party service providers working for ultra-high net worth individuals and their families. We can guarantee strong control structures that preserve family values and ensure continuity for generations.

Office jurisdiction

The location of family investment offices has far-reaching implications on tax exposure, privacy, convenience, regulatory compliance requirements, resource availability, cost, and more. Since ultra-rich individuals and their families are no longer confined by states and national borders, the need for family investment offices consulting services that go beyond U.S. borders can’t be overlooked.

Corporate Investigation Consulting has experts nationwide and abroad. Our staff locally and consultants spread out globally gives us a unique advantage. We understand international law on family investment offices and similar establishments. We are the best-suited individuals to advise ultra-high net worth individuals on the best location/s for their offices and other related matters like compliance in different jurisdictions.

We understand civil law, trust, regulatory and fiduciary matters in different jurisdictions globally. We consider all factors, including an office’s ability to attract and keep the best professionals.

Get a complimentary family investment office consultation now! Call: 866-352-9324.

Why Corporate Investigation Consulting?

Family investment offices offer many wealth management benefits, the most notable being offering highly specialized wealth management and related services all under one office. Family investment offices can run some important day-to-day activities of the ultra-rich, allowing them to have more time for hobbies, philanthropy, new businesses, and more.

However, family offices must be set up correctly to serve their intended purposes. They also need oversight from professionals when problems arise. Corporate Investigation Consulting handles every aspect of setting up, running, and supporting family investment offices located nationally and abroad.

We have the experience and know-how. Contact or call us at 866-352-9324 to learn more on our family investment office consulting services.

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