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Monday, September 19, 2022

The Wait Is Over!

Issue 8 of Horizons: Family Office & Investor Magazine is out, starting with a BANG. Continuing our Family Office ANONYMOUS series, the Principal of a family office with merchant roots dating back before the French Revolution (1789) explains How to Do a Prenup Without Shooting Yourself in the Foot. But before even thinking of a prenup, make sure you have gone through Whitney Tilson's 12 Questions to Ask Before You Marry Someone.

If you are blessed having children, you will find Jason Ma's reflections on Preparing Your Children for College Admissions, Life, Career, & Personal Success exceptionally helpful.

Dr. Thomas Oberlechner spent 25 years researching human behavior not only academically at Harvard and MIT but also in the finance domain, conducting studies with hundreds of decision makers at the world’s leading financial powerhouses. His BehaviorQuant platform helps investors master the most complex aspect of investing: human behavior, with striking efficiency.

Chris Addy introduces Castle Hall's DiligenceExchange platform which has revolutionized operational due diligence on investment managers.

Dr. Michael Dixon, the medical doctor for King Charles III., reveals in a conversation with Dr. Bogdan Chiva Giurca how everyone and entire societies can stay healthy without breaking the bank. Dr. Tobias Reichmuth and Marc P. Bernegger believe that longevity is a mega trend not to be missed and invite you to their Longevity Investors conference in Gstaad.

Octavian Graf Pilati is a descendant of a princely house that can be traced back 1000 years. His essay How to use Design Thinking in Succession Planning is one of the best pieces I've read on this subject. In Managing Family Risks Systemically, Dominik von Eynern explains why the greatest risk to family wealth is the family itself and presents new methods to quantify this risk. Patricia Woo, a leading fund, trust and tax lawyer showered with awards and recognitions offers new perspectives in Self as Process and Implications Family Offices.

As always, please contact me to reach out or share your feedback.

Matthias Knab

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