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The Family Office Report 2013

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Published Date : Apr 2013

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Wealth Management

No. of Pages : 74


  • This report is the result of WealthInsight’s extensive research covering the worldwide family office market.
  • A family office is defined as a wealth management company that focuses on a single HNWI or a small group of selected HNW clients.


This report reviews the global family office industry. It also includes family office lists for over 30 countries.


  • Size of the global family office industry in 2012
  • Lists of major family offices for over 30 countries
  • Competitive landscape of the global family office sector
  • Profiles on the world’s largest 20 family offices
  • Case studies on wealthy European families with single family offices
  • Future prospects for the family office industry

Reasons To Buy

  • The WealthInsight Intelligence Center Database is an unparalleled resource and the leading resource of its kind. Compiled and curated by a team of expert research specialists, the database comprises dossiers on over 60,000 HNWIs from around the world.
  • The Intelligence Center also includes tracking of wealth and liquidity events as they happen and detailed profiles of major private banks, wealth managers and family offices in each market.
  • With the Database as the foundation for our research and analysis, we are able obtain an unsurpassed level of granularity, insight and authority on the HNWI and wealth management universe in each of the countries and regions we cover.

Key Highlights

At the end of 2012: 

  • Worldwide wealth held by individuals amounted to US$195 trillion. 
  • There were 16.8 million HNWIs in the world and worldwide HNWI wealth stood at US$66 trillion. 
  • Assets managed by worldwide wealth managers, private banks and family offices totaled US$19.3 trillion. US$8.3 trillion of this was held in offshore centers. 
  • There were more than 5,000 family offices operating globally, the majority of which were based in the US and Europe. This includes 2,700 single family offices (SFOs) managing approximately US$1.7 trillion in assets and 2,300 multi-family offices (MFOs) managing US$800 billion in assets. 
  • Together, the global family office industry managed US$2.5 trillion, which accounted for 13% of global wealth management assets under management (AuM) (US$19.3 trillion) and 3.7% of global HNWI wealth (US$66 trillion). 
  • There were over 2,900 family offices in the US.
Table of Content

1 Introduction 
1.1 Definitions 

2 Summary 

3 Country Profiles 
3.1 Australian Family Offices 
3.2 Austrian Family Offices 
3.3 Belgian Family Offices 
3.4 Brazilian Family Offices 
3.5 Canadian Family Offices 
3.6 Dutch Family Offices 
3.1 Finnish Family Offices 
3.2 French Family Offices 
3.3 German Family Offices 
3.4 Guernsey Family Offices 
3.5 Indian Family Offices 
3.6 Isle of Man Family Offices 
3.7 Irish Family Offices 
3.8 Israeli Family Offices 
3.9 Italian Family Offices 
3.10 Japanese Family Offices 
3.11 Jersey Family Offices 
3.12 Liechtenstein Family Offices 
3.13 Luxemburg Family Offices 
3.14 Norwegian Family Offices 
3.15 Polish Family Offices 
3.16 Russian Family Offices 
3.17 Singapore Family Offices 
3.18 South African Family Offices 
3.19 Spanish Family Offices 
3.20 Swiss Family Offices 
3.21 Turkish Family Offices 
3.22 UAE Family Offices 
3.23 UK Family Offices 
3.24 USA Family Offices 
3.25 Other Countries 
3.26 Case Study: Wealthy European Families 

4 Competitive Landscape of Family Office Sector 

5 Largest Family Offices 

6 Future Prospects 
6.1 Summary 
6.2 Regional Business Trends 
6.3 Future Growth 
6.4 Huge Potential in Asia 

7 Global Wealth Management Statistics 

8 About WealthInsight

List of Table

Table 1: HNWI Wealth Band and Group Definitions 
Table 2: Australia: Multi-Family Offices, 2012 
Table 3: Australia: SFOs – State Comparison and Potential 
Table 4: Australia: SFOs – Sector Comparison and Potential 
Table 5: Australia: SFOs – Top 10 SFOs by AuM 
Table 6: Austria: Family Offices, 2012 
Table 7: Belgium: Family Offices, 2012 
Table 8: Brazil: Family Offices, 2012 
Table 9: Canada: Family Offices, 2012 
Table 10: The Netherlands: Family Offices, 2012 
Table 11: Finland: Family Offices, 2012 
Table 12: France: Multi-Family Offices, 2012 
Table 13: Germany: Family Offices by City, 2012 
Table 14: Germany: Family Offices, 2012 
Table 15: Guernsey: Family Offices, 2012 
Table 16: India: Family Offices, 2012 
Table 17: Isle of Man: Family Offices, 2012 
Table 18: Ireland: Family Offices, 2012 
Table 19: Israel: Family Offices, 2012 
Table 20: Italy: Family Offices, 2012 
Table 21: Japan: Family Offices, 2012 
Table 22: Jersey: Family Offices, 2012 
Table 23: Liechtenstein: Family Offices, 2012 
Table 24: Luxemburg: Family Offices, 2012 
Table 25: Norway: Family Offices, 2012 
Table 26: Poland: Wealth Managers and Family Offices, 2012 
Table 27: Russia: Multi-Family Offices, 2011 
Table 28: Singapore: Family Offices, 2012 
Table 29: South Africa: Family Offices, 2012 
Table 30: Spain: Family Offices, 2012 
Table 31: Switzerland: Asset Allocation of Typical Single Family Office, 2011 
Table 32: Switzerland: Family Offices, 2012 
Table 33: Turkey: Wealth Managers and Family Offices, 2012 
Table 34: UAE: Family Offices, 2012 
Table 35: UK: Major Multi-Family Offices, 2012 
Table 36: UK: Major Single-Family Offices, 2012 
Table 37: The US: Family Offices, 2011 
Table 38: The US: Family Offices by City, 2011 
Table 39: Rest of the World: Family Offices, 2012 
Table 40: Europe: Major Single-Family Offices, 2012 
Table 41: Europe: Major Single-Family Offices, 2012 (continued) 
Table 42: Top 20 Global Family Offices, 2011 
Table 43: Global: Offshore Centers by AuM (US$ Billion), 2011 
Table 44: Global: Major Countries by AuM (US$ Billion) 2011 
Table 45: Global: AuM Compared to HNWI Wealth by Major Country (US$ Billion), 2011 
Table 46: Global: Other Countries by AuM (US$ Billion), 2011

List of Chart

Figure 1: HNWI Wealth Band Definitions 
Figure 2: Wealth Management Industry – Maturity Level of Players 
Figure 3: Australia: SFOs – Geographical Location by Region 
Figure 4: Australia: SFOs – State Comparison 
Figure 5: Australia: SFOs – By Sector 
Figure 6: Australia: SFOs – Sector Comparison 
Figure 7: Australia: SFOs – Retail and Fashion vs. Real Estate 
Figure 8: Australia: SFOs – Basic Materials and Manufacturing vs. the Services Sector

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