Shaping tomorrow, today


The next generation of global enterprising families

Against a backdrop of unprecedented uncertainty, how will the Next Generation (Next Gen) of ultra-high-net-worth (UHNW) families navigate the complexities of succession planning, family dynamics, longevity and legacy? The next generation of global enterprising families: shaping tomorrow, today, 2020 report explores the motivations, insights and attitudes of those who have the power to shape the world around us.

A snapshot of key findings

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Wealth concerns are widespread

54% of Next Gens are worried they will lose the wealth their family has created.*

Transition within family enterprises

43% of Next Gens have already assumed control of the family business/management of wealth.*

Health challenges prevail

49% of Next Gens are concerned about their own health and rank health as one of the top three challenges they face.*

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Learn more

Find out how Next Gens in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom are responding to the rapidly evolving world around them and, ultimately, where we are in the midst of the current generational transition.

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* RBC / Campden Wealth, The Next Generation of Global Enterprising Families: Shaping Tomorrow, Today, 2020

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