FOX Fall Forum to Highlight Multigenerational Wealth Strategies and Opportunities for a Changing Global Economy

Keynote Speakers Mark Halperin and Richard Haass to Discuss Geopolitical Factors

Chicago, Illinois, UNITED STATES

CHICAGO, Aug. 9, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Family Office Exchange (FOX), a global membership organization of single family offices and their advisors, announced the agenda for the annual FOX Fall Forum, to be held in Chicago October 22-24. The three-day event will feature the strategies and best practices of high-achieving family enterprises and wealth advisors in areas such as preparing the next generation of leaders, goal-based and impact investment, and fostering entrepreneurship.

Time magazine Senior Political Analyst Mark Halperin will deliver a keynote address on the domestic and international implications of today's gridlocked and divisive American political environment. Council on Foreign Relations President Richard Haass will discuss how to prepare younger generations for the challenges of a more globalized economy.

The FOX Fall Forum will include sessions on:

  • Private equity opportunities
  • How to tailor family office services to the needs of younger generations
  • Risk and strategic enterprise planning
  • Goal-based and impact investing
  • Family office benchmarking
  • Leadership succession
  • Encouraging entrepreneurship
  • Trustee education and preparation

"The theme of this year's event is 'At the Top of Your Game' and the focus is on strategies and best practices we've seen employed by successful family enterprises and the advisors that serve them," says FOX President Alexandre Monnier.

"The agenda is designed to ensure attendees leave the Forum equipped with ideas and tools to help them achieve their goals -- be it sustaining wealth across generations, starting new businesses or finding sound investment opportunities," says FOX Founder and CEO Sara Hamilton.

The first day of the event is reserved exclusively for family office members.

Registration for the event is open to qualified non-members, but limited seating is available. A discounted early bird rate is available to those who register before September 1, 2012. Additional information is available at

About Family Office Exchange

Family Office Exchange supports a global member network of wealthy families and their advisors who are pursuing best practices for optimal management of their families' wealth and legacy. The community includes over 6,000 people from 650 organizations in 20 countries who utilize FOX's resources each year for advice, networking, education, and comparative metrics.

FOX is headquartered in Chicago and London, with offices in New York and Boston. For more information about FOX, call 1.312.327.1200 (The Americas) or 44.(0)20.7520.9443 (Europe, Africa, Asia/Pacific) or visit

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