Posted on 07/15/2021
Increasingly, the UK is becoming a hub for the super-rich. Tiedemann Constantia brings together the international operations of Tiedemann Advisors, one of the largest independent investment and wealth advisers in the United States for families, trusts, foundations and high net worth endowments. Tiedemann Constantia purchases London-based multi-family office Holbein Partners LLP, subject to FCA approval. Tiedemann Constantia is headed by former Credit Suisse Group AG banker Robert Weeber. Weeber and New York-based Tiedemann Advisors launched their joint venture in Switzerland two years ago under the name Tiedemann Constantia. Tiedemann Constantia tried to find an acquisition in London for a wealth management company.
The acquisition will combine the expertise of Holbein’s core partners and team with the international investment resources and impact credentials of Tiedemann Advisors in the US and Tiedemann Constantia internationally. Following the acquisition, Tiedemann Advisors and Tiedemann Constantia, with European offices in Zurich, Geneva and London, will together oversee approximately $ 30 billion in client assets.
The acquisition follows the recent hiring of Jed Emerson as global head of impact investing at Tiedemann, as well as the additions of Charles d’Oncieu as the head of the firm’s new Geneva office and Sylvie Golay as chief strategist for international affairs.
Holbein’s Managing Partners Steven Blakey, Mark Cunningham and Andrew Rodger bring decades of experience in international capital markets, corporate finance and wealth management and will become partners in the combined business. Mark Cunningham will continue to lead the strategic advisory business and Andrew Rodger will join the board of directors of Tiedemann Constantia. Robert Weeber will continue to lead the international activities as CEO of Tiedemann Constantia.
Financial details of the transaction are not being disclosed.
The parties involved
Tiedemann Advisors is an independent investment and wealth advisor for high net worth individuals, family offices, trusts, foundations and endowments. Founded in 1999, Tiedemann Advisors has nine offices across the United States and provides trust services through Tiedemann Trust Company, a state chartered trust company located in Wilmington, Delaware. Tiedemann’s international operations, Tiedemann Constantia, are headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland. Together, Tiedemann Constantia, Tiedemann Advisors and Tiedemann Trust Company oversee approximately US $ 25 billion in assets under advisory with more than US $ 3.5 billion in impact investments, as of January 1, 2021.
Weeber had previously founded his own wealth advisory firm called Constantia Partners and led a Credit Suisse group that managed more than US $ 7 billion for UK families and family offices.
Holbein Partners LLP is an independent investment manager and wealth advisor for high net worth individuals, family offices, trusts, foundations and endowments. Holbein was founded in 2010 and is based in London.