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GSFM to distribute Access Capital Partners offering to HNWs

GSFM has partnered with Parisian firm Access Capital Partners (ACP) to distribute its European infrastructure and smaller buyout strategies to local wealthy investors and family offices.

HNWs require specialist expertise: Report

To better serve high-net-worth (HNW) clients, financial advisers require a broader range of specialist expertise to meet their complex needs, according to HUB24.

Responsible investment key to wealth transfer conversation

Advisers who incorporate responsible investment into conversations about intergenerational wealth transfer see higher client satisfaction than those who don't, according to new research from Australian Ethical.

Billionaires of all ages watching AI: Research

Across the globe, billionaires of all generations are watching and are likely to continue following the opportunities and risks of generative artificial intelligence (AI).

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Wills and 'the guilt of giving'

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Tokenisation: reducing costs and building alpha for tomorrow

ADAM BELDING   Asset managers had a difficult 2022.Calastone's Fund flows: Fighting the bear report found that 2022 saw record fund outflows across the globe, with funds seeing the biggest fall in assets under management (AUM) since the Global Financial Crisis.

Setting up a family trust in Australia

ANSHU LUKKA   Family trusts are a powerful legal tool to help protect assets, preserve private family wealth across generations, and provide tax advantages.

Family office: Substance and robust governance

LINDA BEIDLER-D'AGUILAR   Family offices are generally recognised as integral to the cohesive and coherent management of a family's diverse business interests in tandem with its domestic and personal affairs, and this article examines here the opportunities afforded by the establishment of such offices, the substance and ...

Top 10 mistakes of the Australian non-profit investor

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How NFPs can develop a strategy in a changing landscape

MARK HARRISON   In February 2022, Pitcher Partners surveyed senior professionals at not-for-profit (NFP) organisations to develop a deep understanding of the sector.

New franking credit and capital loss rules

MUHUNTHAN KANAGARATNAM   The Federal Government (Government) has introduced a Bill to change the tax treatment of off-market share buy-backs (where a company directly repurchases shares from its shareholders and cancels them) by listed public companies.

Managing wealth transfer in a blended family

DAMIEN OTTO   Families come in all shapes and sizes, each with their own dynamics and challenges.

Setting up a new financial services firm in Australia

LYNDA DOWLING   This paper provides an overview of what it entails to set up a brand-new financial services firm in Australia.

ACCC prosecutions in relation to unfair contracts

NICK MALEY   The Federal Court has recently delivered several decisions which must give corporations engaged in retail and financial services some pause for thought- especially in relation to their preparation of standard contract terms and conditions.

How to short-circuit family office disputes

ROBIN DODOKIN   Early preventative measures can save time, reduce costs and preserve much-needed family unity.

The largest family enterprises

HELENA ROBERTSSON   The 2023 EY and University of St.Gallen Family Business Index, based on a global ranking of 500 family-owned businesses according to their revenues, reveals the largest family enterprises are growing faster than the global economy.

Growing your HNW client base

NETWEALTH INVESTMENTS   This paper is based on excerpts from Netwealth's The Advisable Australian 2022= The Established Affluent, building your high-net-worth vale proposition report. The report delves into the financial and broader attributes of the "Established Affluent" - those high-net-worth (HNW) Australians ...

Turning client switching into an opportunity

NALIKA NANAYAKKARA   Shifting client demographics and preferences, as well as a flood of new digital offerings, are driving clients around the world to reconsider their wealth management relationships.