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Strategic Uses of Family Investment Companies in Europe and the Middle East

A useful vehicle for planning private wealth.

Nuclear and extended family groups are increasingly using family investment companies (FICs) to facilitate succession planning and co-alignment of investment objectives among relatives. Drivers for this strategy typically include tax mitigation and estate planning, as well as a harmonization of income objectives and diversification away from core family business income with the protection of limited liability and an independent platform. Let’s explore typical origins of entrepreneurial family


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