Luxembourg builds reputation as family office hub

28 March 2019

Billionaires are on the up, in total wealth and numbers. China, which has the second highest number of extremely rich people after the US, produces two new dollar billionaires a week. Globally, the firms that protect and manage their family fortunes are booming too.


It Takes History to Plan the Future

02 November 2018

When it comes to custody and investment funds, global reach and reputation opens doors. Both Luxembourg’s AAA rating and KBL Luxembourg’s reputation for innovative, accessible solutions have attracted attention, and international fund initiators, for decades.


Need Wealth Management?

26 October 2018

Whether you’ve inherited wealth or made it yourself, the primary goal is to grow and protect it for the future. Leaving a legacy, creating an educational trust, or ensuring that you are following an impeccable path with your investments and asset management, all bring complexity but rewards. For every decision there are variables to consider and risks to assess. How a bank fits with your aspirations and expectations is very important. It can make the difference between a thriving, dynamic plan and one that wallows. Here are some tips for finding a bank that will help you realize your aspirations.


A Good Night’s Sleep

05 October 2018

Although venture capital and new energy funds, may, at first blush, seem worlds apart, they have more in common than you might think. “When it comes to launching any fund, sometimes you just need someone to believe in your idea,” says Stephane Ries, Head of Business Development, Global Institutional & Professional Services, KBL Luxembourg. “Our clients sleep well at night because they know they have a trusted partner by their side, ready to do some of the heavy lifting for them.”


Does this mean war

09 March 2018

Nearly a century ago, two US congressmen, Senator Reed Smoot and Representative Willis Hawley, sponsored a bill to protect American workers by raising tariffs on over 20,000 imported goods. Passage of the 1930 Smoot-Hawley Act sparked tit-for-tat measures worldwide. Over the next five years, as global trade flows plummeted by 66%, America spiraled deeper and deeper into the Great Depression.