(HedgeCo.Net) The 6th Global Family Office Investment Summit hosted by the 600-year-old Ritossa Family Office and themed “Investing in a New Age” made headlines around the world June 27-29 as the “Davos of Family Offices” and most important family office gathering of all time.
Under the High Patronage of His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco, the Summit attracted 400+ high-ranking Billionaires, Sheikhs, Royal Families and Business Leaders representing $2 trillion+ in investor wealth for three days of high level debate and discussion of timely world events, foundation of a lifelong legacy and top tier investment opportunities.
A major highlight included the presentation to Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou of the Family Office Lifetime Achievement in Strategic Philanthropy Award, including a keynote presentation by Sofia Michelakis from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Giuseppe Ambrosio, President of the Monaco Single & Multi Family Office Association and a fellow philanthropist, presented the prestigious award which honours Sir Stelios and the Stelios Philanthropic Foundation for supporting education, entrepreneurship and environmental initiatives.
Six additional awards presented by the Monaco Single & Multi Family Association in recognition of business success included:
Best Family Office Asset Manager Award for 2018 – MEDIATRIX CAPITAL collected by CEO MICHAEL S. YOUNG
Best Family Office Innovation in Private Equity with Impact Award for 2018 – COLLER CAPITAL collected by HEAD OF FAMILY OFFICE STEPHEN ZIFF
Best Family Office Private Banker Award for 2018 – CMB collected by CEO WERNER PEYER
Best Family Office Shipping & Yachting International Legal Counsel Award for 2018 – MBLAW OFFICE collected by IRENE BALLINI
Best Family Office Fund Manager Award for 2018 – GFG collected by CEO STEFANO ZAVAGLIA Best Family Office Social Responsibility Report Award for 2018 – FERRERO – collected by GUIDO GIANNOTTA
“Anthony Ritossa and myself are committed to long-term collaboration in the interest of the substantial families and family offices that consider the Summit as a key opportunity for interaction and collaboration. There is truly no other event worldwide that offers the high quality of powerful speakers and delegates that Ritossa Family Office Summits provide,” said Giuseppe Ambrosio, President of the Monaco Single & Multi Family Office International Association.
“It is a real honour for Monaco to be selected as the location for the influential Ritossa Family Office Summit and our sovereign city-state did a stellar job of rolling out the red carpet for this esteemed group of global family offices,” said Eric Brundage, Owner of Monaco Life.
“Monaco proved to be the perfect venue for our Family Office Summit and I look forward to coming back for an annual event every June. I am immensely grateful to His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco, Giuseppe Ambrosio, the Summit Advisory Board and everyone else who participated in helping make this a magnificent event. We are already making preparations for the 7th Global Family Office Investment Summit to be held in Dubai November 11-13 and look forward to convening our families once again,” said Anthony Ritossa, Chairman of Ritossa Family Office, a family business dating back six hundred years to the Venetian Empire in Europe.
“It was so nice to meet such an array of international business moguls and talent. Anthony Ritossa worked incredibly hard to create these stellar events as well as the sterling advice given by his prestigious Advisory Board,” said Sheila Barry Driscoll from the Billionaire Foundation.