Advising Business Families in Asia: Starting the conversation on generational transition with the Six Buckets Exercise
WEEKLY EDITION • NOVEMBER 25, 2020
From FFI Practitioner
This week, we are pleased to feature an article by 2020 FFI Fellow Thomas Ang with a suggested approach for advisors to begin discussing wealth transition with their family enterprise clients. In the article, Thomas introduces the Six Bucket approach and shares a case example to demonstrate how it can help to structure a conversation about wealth transition with clients.
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