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May 16, 2023

In this week’s FB Roundup, George Osborne joins Agnellis family's investment firm; Austin Russell gains control of Forbes Global Media Holdings; and Sir James Dyson warns against a “crippling shortage” of UK engineers.

George Osborne joins Agnellis family's investment firm
Former British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne and fund manager James Anderson have been hired by the Agnellis, one of Italy’s richest families, to run their new £2.4 billion firm, Lingotto Investment Management.

May 4, 2023

In this week’s FB Roundup, Heidi Horten’s $150 million jewellery collection is put up for auction; Fitness First owner Dave Whelan plans a rent-cutting restructure; and Jack Ma takes up a professor position at a Tokyo university.

Heidi Horten’s $150 million jewellery collection put up for auction
Following her death in June 2022, the $150 million jewelry precious gems collection of Austrian billionaire and art collector Heidi Horten is being put up for auction by Christie's in what is being labelled by The New York Times as one of the largest jewellery auctions in history.

April 25, 2023

Jefferson Sun, founder and CEO of Fargo Wealth Group, talks about how the past ten years have been a golden decade for Chinese entrepreneurs and what local governments are doing to help establish a raft of new family offices as a result.

Having seen a rise in demand for flexibility within a traditionally rigid banking system, Fargo Wealth Group was established to offer a wide range of expertise to ultra-high-net-worth (UHNW) individuals and families - from wealth management to asset management and family office services to FinTech innovation.

March 9, 2023

Stephen Lane, the CEO and founder of Propstore, talks about the growth of a unique and valuable passion investment asset class, the importance of authenticity and the pitfalls to avoid when searching for that perfect entertainment memorabilia artifact. 

As the CEO and founder of Propstore, Stephen Lane has grown his firm from a cottage industry into one of the world’s leaders in entertainment memorabilia. 25 years after establishing the company and after he and his team have unearthed and put to auction some of the most valuable and exciting artifacts from the history of film and television, Stephen is rightly recognised as one of the foremost experts in his field.

March 8, 2023

In this week’s FB Roundup, the Spanish prime minister speaks out against Rafael del Pino Jr’s headquarters move; Goldman Sachs joins the bid to buy Subway from founders’ heirs; and tributes are paid to US truck stop chain founder Tom Love.

Spanish prime minister speaks out against Rafael del Pino Jr.’s headquarters move
Spanish prime minister Pedro Sánchez has publicly criticised billionaire businessman Rafael del Pino Jr. after revealing plans to move the headquarters of Ferrovial SA to the Netherlands.

March 7, 2023

Sooner or later, all privately-owned companies have to tackle the quandary of the generational handover, but is it better to keep it in the family or bring in fresh blood, asks Jesús Rico, professor of strategy at EAE Business School?

Sooner or later, all large family companies have to tackle the quandary of the generational handover. Should they appoint a member of the family who knows the company and has its mission imprinted on their DNA? Or is it better to bring on board a director from outside the company who shakes things up with a new vision?

November 1, 2022

In this week’s FB Roundup, Samsung names billionaire family member Jay Y. Lee as executive chairman; Purplebricks founder Michael Bruce sees property portal Boomin go bust and Daniel Kretinsky is cleared to increase his stake in Royal Mail.

Samsung names billionaire family member Jay Y. Lee as executive chairman
Following a full pardon for crimes including embezzlement and bribery, Jay Y. Lee has been appointed as Samsung’s executive chairman.

May 16, 2022

In an exclusive interview with Campden FB, FOM Real Estate founder Prof. Reinhard Walter and his son Victor Von Waldberg talk about the practicalities of working together, utilising the next-gen mindset and plans for succession.

25 years ago, almost to the day, German lawyer and entrepreneur Prof. Reinhard Walter founded FOM Real Estate GmbH with architect Rainer Dombrowski. Having developed a reputation for astute acquisitions and forward-thinking corporate design (they constructed the German headquarters of Microsoft, T-Online, Allianz and many more), the firm grew into one of the country’s leading players in the commercial real estate sector.

December 16, 2021

Kathaka is a single-family office deploying capital and strategic resources into investment and philanthropic endeavours, but Caroline Rupert, its founder and chairwoman, says the name has a deeper meaning—Kathaka in Sanskrit means, ‘One who tells a story’.

Kathaka is a single-family office deploying capital and strategic resources into investment and philanthropic endeavours, but Caroline Rupert, its founder and chairwoman, says the name has a deeper meaning—Kathaka in Sanskrit means, ‘One who tells a story’.

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