“A wise man is the one who knows
not everything, just the necessary.”
Eskhil, Ancient Philosopher
|Welcome to the MB GROUP SWITZERLAND AG Resource Center, a host of
sophisticated wealth management material including articles from a broad range of industry resources.
This section covers issues related to the management of businesses and family-owned capital,
and the transfer of assets via inheritance. It also contains in-depth information about Family Office structures and
the services they offer, such as asset protection and management of multi-generational wealth.
Resources such as articles, comments from professionals, summaries, and forecasts will help
you navigate the subtleties of no-risk capital investment in Switzerland for the benefit of your Family.
This collection of valuable knowledge will be particularly useful for high-net-worth individuals, who are considering
drawing up a long-term strategy for the ownership and management of their Family assets.
Will Africa’s Natural Resources Lead to Prosperity?
Following three decades of meager performance, African economic growth strengthened as of the 2000s, buoyed by rising
prices of natural resources and exports. Whether this abundance of raw materials will turn out to be a blessing will,
however, depend on more than global factors such as commodity prices and demand. Domestic conditions such as political
stability, fiscal management and industrial policy are of equal, if not greater importance.
Private Equity in Africa – A Niche Strategy With Potential
Along with rapid economic growth, private equity activity in Africa has soared over the past decade and is most likely to
be a fast-growing and profitable investment. But even though attractive returns can be achieved, such investment is only
suitable for a selected group of investors.
Switzerland’s Seven Secrets for Success
In economic and political terms, Switzerland is doing better than almost any other nation in the world. What does it do
better than others? What’s behind its competitive edge? And how can it stay on top?
Diamonds trump gold as investor’s best friend
Investors should be putting their money into diamonds, as the precious stones represent the best safe haven available
right now, Philip Manduca, Chief Executive Officer at Titanium Capital Partners told CNBC’s “Squawk Box Europe.”
Vintage strategy tempts jaded investors
What exactly is there to invest in? Bonds are overpriced; equities are not cheap, while post-crisis regulations are
prodding their biggest investors to sell them. There is a risk of true financial disaster, while the aggressively
easy monetary policy of the Federal Reserve prompts fears of runaway inflation.
Millionaires form Family Offices
to avoid private banks
Stephen Diggle, who co-founded a hedge fund that made $2.7 billion for investors in 2007 and 2008, set up a family office
to manage the millions in fees he earned, instead of entrusting his wealth to private bankers.
Diamonds surpassing gold as investors’ key target
Over the past couple of years, diamonds have been steadily becoming sought-after ‘investing gems’ around the world, thanks
to the stone’s spectacular performance.
Hot Rocks: China revs Diamond Market
Chinese demand has helped more than double the prices of rare diamonds over the past five years, according to an industry
group, as Chinese investors look for places to park their growing wealth.
Family Office Business (“FOB”)
The governance of family business can be very complex due to the crucial role played by the family and the family
dynamics that are often present.
Pure luxury – thanks to Empa technology: finest silk – purest gold
Tie, bow-tie and pocket handkerchief made of high-tech gold fabric. Plating: 24 carat pure gold.