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  • Oscar-winning British actor Daniel Day Lewis once said: “Being at the centre of a film is a burden one takes on with innocence — the first time. Thereafter, you take it on with trepidation.” And in many ways Day Lewis could easily have been speaking as much about investment in the film industry as about acting.

  • Campden FB and Coutts have joined up to promote the fourth annual Coutts Prize for Family Business. Bruce Love reports from an exclusive judge’s roundtable discussion

  • For the past month, this committed and enthused editor has been locked away in a secure facility, pouring over some very secret and confidential data in a bid to come up with this year’s Merrill Lynch/Campden Research European Single Family Office Report – the second of our annual investigations into the state of SFOs.

  • Family businesses have what it takes to weather the current economic storm, according to Roger Pedder, former chairman of Clarks Shoes, one of the UK’s largest private family companies.

  • This week, a lot of family business owners were excited at the prospect of Barack Obama as president. The need for a president that could bridge social divides has become more important than the need for one to cut taxes for the wealthy.

  • Insurance-linked securities are proving to be an emerging tool for investors looking for a safe haven as the financial crisis deepens. Bruce Love investigates catastrophe bonds to find out what they offer families

  • How do you keep 2,500 family shareholders in touch with each other, informed of necessary financial information, and to act like, well, a family?

  • New York offers the best of classical music, opera, and ballet in the US writes Bruce Love. So it’s little wonder that patronage in the Big Apple has become the elite’s favourite pastime

  • Media pundits and trend predictors have turned their sharp focus on the family office of late. It’s as if they’ve stumbled across an undiscovered country or a new form of intelligent life. And for many, that’s exactly what the family office appears to be.

  • Making good on our promise to bring you something extra special for this launch issue of Campden FB we’ve pulled out all the stops.

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