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Private Clients & Family Offices

Custom solutions built for complex family wealth

We create tailored solutions that aim to meet the complex requirements of private clients and family offices, helping their wealth to grow and legacies to continue.


  • 280+ private clients across the globe
  • 28% of the firm's client base is private families
  • 65+ private client senior investment professionals

Why Cambridge Associates?

A commitment to your goals

Our dedicated investment teams draw on deep experience in the management of private wealth to build custom portfolios from the ground up based on each client’s distinct objectives. We approach our clients’ goals as if they are our own. Informed by solid investment principles, every portfolio is designed to realize unique, meaningful outcomes for each client.


*Cambridge Associates typically works with families and family offices with a minimum portfolio size of $125 million.

How We Serve Private Clients

Our strengths are rooted in meeting family wealth needs

We serve a community of families around the world, providing:

  • Advice from a privately held, independent investment firm
  • Deep client partnerships, grounded in customized service and one-of-a-kind portfolios
  • Access to promising investment ideas through our global platform of manager relationships

Each client has a distinct story

With four decades of experience supporting private clients and family offices, we’ve learned that no two families are alike. Explore our library of case studies to learn how our experienced team builds custom portfolios to meet the needs of each client and their distinct circumstances, wherever they may be in their investment journey.

Our clients represent a diverse mix of circumstances and needs

Whether you’re a first-generation wealth creator, a family trustee, a business owner, or a fifth-generation family member, we can help you. We’ll navigate the complexities of long-term investing to build and preserve your assets for you and your future generations.

Our clients include:

  • Investor types: Wealth owner, family office, trustee
  • Industry background: consumer goods, entertainment, finance and investment management, manufacturing, real estate, technology
  • Wealth situation: business ownership, business sale, generational transition, governance structure change, investment staff change, liquidity event, shifting priorities, transfer of assets

A Risk Management Framework for Families

While creating customized portfolios that meet a family’s unique investment goals requires ingenuity and flexible thinking, risk management requires a more systematic approach.

Family portfolios face unique risks and challenges, such as generational wealth transfer, liquidity needs, and complex family dynamics. By proactively managing risk, families can avoid surprises and position their portfolios for long-term success.

Meet our private client global leadership team

We believe that our firm’s principles and purpose attract some of the industry’s finest investment professionals — individuals of exceptional intellect, character, and capability. Across our organization, in every role and function, our people are dedicated to investment excellence and committed to client success.

Connect with the Private Client Practice

Allison Azar

Managing Director, Private Clients & Family Offices

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