Family offices

We manage assets for a worldwide clientele of family offices in a wide range of equity, fixed income, alternative and multi-asset approaches. Our clients include large single- and multi-family offices, family foundations and independent wealth advisers.

Why family offices partner with us

PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP

As a private partnership whose origins date back to 1928, we have a deeply ingrained appreciation of the privacy and confidentiality needs of our family-office clients.

CLIENT-ORIENTED BUSINESS MODEL

Our only business is investment management, with a focus on serving family offices and other institutional investors with extensive experience in investing and long time horizons.

CONSULTATIVE APPROACH

We seek to gain an in-depth understanding of each family office’s investment objectives — upside participation with downside mitigation, absolute-return goals, inflation hedging or other goals — and tailor solutions that are often shaped by clients’ tax considerations and liquidity preferences.

INSTITUTIONAL STRENGTH

Our infrastructure and oversight processes are designed to provide consistency of service to our family-office clients.

Investment solutions for family offices

Hedged equities
  • Long/short
  • Long/short sector
  • Multi-strategy
Fixed income
  • Relative value
  • Macro/emerging markets debt
  • Multi-strategy
  • Municipal bonds
Alternative exposures
  • Infrastructure
  • Liquid real assets
  • Niche opportunities
Equities
  • Core and satellite emerging markets
  • Natural resources oriented
  • Global contrarian
  • Income oriented
  • Concentrated styles
Multi-asset solutions
  • Outcome oriented
  • Inflation sensitive
  • Multi-strategy low beta

This list is for illustrative purposes only and does not include all of the approaches that are available or that may fit the stated theme. Investing involves risk, and an investment in an approach could lose money.

Resources for family office clients

SEMINARS AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMES
We sponsor regional, family-office-specific seminars and roundtables. We also offer events and materials for a broad range of clients, including family offices:

  • Forums focused on research platforms, asset allocation, risk management and natural resources
  • Webcasts hosted by our investment professionals covering a wide range of topics
  • Thought leadership, including white papers and quarterly market outlooks.

Meet some of our family-office professionals

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EXPLORE INSIGHTS

The future of payments
We profile the innovations fuelling the next stage of disruption in the payments industry.
April 2021
The future of payments
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There’s more to inflation risk than meets the eye
Understanding and evaluating inflation risk in your portfolio is the first step to managing it effectively. Multi-Asset Strategists Nick Samouilhan and Adam Berger lay out a framework for investors to do just that.
April 2021
There’s more to inflation risk than meets the eye
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Nick Samouilhan
 PhD, CFA, FRM
US public debt: is there a downgrade in the making?
US Macro Strategist Juhi Dhawan looks at the surging US debt through the lens of the credit rating agencies and offers thoughts on what it will take to avert a downgrade.
April 2021
US public debt: is there a downgrade in the making?
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The digital transformation of financial services
We highlight the fintech innovations driving the digitisation and disruption of financial services.
April 2021
The digital transformation of financial services
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<em>Investment bytes – Asia tech</em><br><span>Faster computation with smaller, more powerful computer chips</span>
We explore the technology fuelling the next stage of computer chip innovation.
March 2021
Investment bytes – Asia tech
Faster computation with smaller, more powerful computer chips
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APAC Investment Forum 2021
Wellington specialists offer their views on the key themes transforming the investment opportunity set today.
March 2021
APAC Investment Forum 2021
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How we believe climate science can uncover investment opportunities
In this replay, we explore how our partnership combines Woodwell's leading-edge science and Wellington's investment expertise to understand how the physical effects of climate change are impacting particular sectors, regions and securities. We believe this leads to better-informed investment insights and differentiated opportunities.
March 2021
How we believe climate science can uncover investment opportunities
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Developing net-zero commitments and tools
More and more companies, asset owners and investment managers are pledging to achieve net zero in the decades ahead. Director of Sustainable Investing Wendy Cromwell and Climate Transition Risk Analyst Julie Delongchamp recently led an interactive discussion about the net-zero commitment, considerations for asset owners and tools to align portfolios with the energy transition.
March 2021
Developing net-zero commitments and tools
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