Empowering the original

Empowering you to realise your unique goals and aspirations is the objective of our relationship. We share your wish to reach a greater understanding of your wealth planning needs, offering advice and support throughout the lifecycle of your business from initial structuring through to planning an exit strategy.

We are one of the few global wealth management firms in private ownership. Founded in 2008, we are a UK-based partnership between LGT, wholly owned by the Princely Family of Liechtenstein, and the executive partners of LGT Vestra. For further information on our services, please visit our website: lgtvestra.com.

We are the proud headline sponsor of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year ™ 2017.

Blogs

The power of planning

Feb, 2017

BY Ola Adeosun, Wealth Planner LGT Vestra

Andrew Carnegie, one of the most distinguished entrepreneurs in modern history, famously said, “If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes”. The journey of a successful entrepreneur often starts down a lonely path with an idea, a desire to make things better, or simply a moment of inspiration.

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What makes an entrepreneur?

Jan, 2017

BY David Lane, Partner and Technical Director LGT Vestra

What makes an entrepreneur? The Oxford Dictionary would tell us that an entrepreneur is “a person who makes money by starting or running businesses, especially when this involves taking financial risks”. Is that it? Sounds a bit thin to me.

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Looking past the pitch - choosing an exceptional M&A adviser

Jan, 2017

BY Jordan Buck, Investment Strategist LGT Vestra

In my last blog, ‘Set up before you sell up’, I described the considerations you should make as an entrepreneur and as an individual, before you begin to explore the sale of your business. If an exit (or partial exit) remains the right decision, then it is important to choose an exceptional M&A adviser to guide you through this process.

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Communication is the key to building trust

Jan, 2017

BY Jonathan Marriott, CIO LGT Vestra

Successful entrepreneurs who have made substantial sums in their own business often find it hard to appoint an investment manager. They have been in control of their own business and rightly have expected high returns and have been prepared to take risks in a business they understand.

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Learning from Unilever - the impact of sustainability

Jan, 2017

BY Duncan Carmichael-Jack

Over the last decade something exciting has been happening in the world of startups. Many big businesses have been publically criticised for crossing the line. Smaller counterparts set up to exploit their downfalls and make a fast buck have become ineffective.

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Set up before you sell up - personal considerations for an entrepreneur

Jan, 2017

BY Jordan Buck, Investment Strategist LGT Vestra

A letter just landed on my desk. “Everything you need to know about selling your business”, it reads; “Exclusive offer on this 2-day training course”. The letter sits alongside a “definitive” guide to selling a business, something which most M&A houses and professional services firms produce.

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Vlogs

Selling your business

Are you selling your business? Natasa Williams, LGT Vestra Partner, shares top tips all entrepreneurs should consider before selling.

Feb, 2017

Know your target market

Who is your customer? Jenny Tozer, LGT Vestra Partner and entrepreneur provides top tips for defining who you want to reach in an evolving market.

Jan, 2017

Don’t take no for an answer

Brian McRitchie, LGT Vestra Partner and entrepreneur explains why resilience gets results.

Jan, 2017

News

Three questions you need to ask yourself before becoming an entrepreneur

Feb, 2017

BY Goncalo de Vasconcelos for Forbes

The nature of an entrepreneur is to continuously question. Have you asked yourself these three simple "what if's"?

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Five enterprising migrants who triumphed in the face of adversity

Feb, 2017

BY Jack Torrance for Management Today

Does facing adversity instil a drive and determination that helps one succeed despite obstacles? One in seven new businesses in the UK are started by migrants and are considered much more likely to become entrepreneurs than those born in the UK.

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Signs you need to leave your startup

Feb, 2017

BY Al Doan for Medium

Entrepreneur Al Doan shares some thought provoking observations that could indicate your company has outgrown your capabilities. Do you still celebrate success? Are your most talented employees wanting to leave? Does your job title reflect what you actually do day-to-day? Doan puts forward some interesting considerations for every business starter/owner.

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LGT Vestra LLP announced as headline sponsor for EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2017

Jan, 2017

Global programme to support entrepreneurs

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The success of the Y chromosome

Jan, 2017

BY Jacqueline Gold for FEBE

We all know men are from mars and women are from venus but have ever wondered how these differences influence the creating of a business? Here’s an interesting piece on why females make such good entrepreneurs.

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Why Failure is important

Jan, 2017

BY Tony Goodwin for FEBE

Interesting insight from FEBE as to why failure is crucial for entrepreneurs and how the lessons you learn from these downfalls ensure you never make them again.

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EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Programme 2017

Jan, 2017

The search is now on for entrepreneurs who are changing the way the world works. Entrepreneurs who have the courage and passion to make their dreams a reality – to build something of lasting value that brings real benefits to an industry or sector.

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Portfolio of thoughts

We have partnered with The School of Life, the cultural enterprise headed by renowned thinker, Alain de Botton, to produce a series of philosophical essays aimed at developing a deeper understanding of the non-financial issues that drive clients' attitudes to wealth. We hope you enjoy reading them.

Change1align

John Armstrong

Jan, 2017

Good risk, bad risk2align

Robert Rowland Smith

Jan, 2017

Courage3align

Mark Vernon

Jan, 2017

Value4align

Diane Coyle

Jan, 2017

Envy5align

Mark Vernon

Jan, 2017

Healthy ambition6align

Oliver James

Jan, 2017

Trust7align

Mark Vernon

Jan, 2017

Love8align

Susan Quilliam

Jan, 2017

Ethics9align

Robert Rowland Smith

Jan, 2017

Decisions10align

Noreena Hertz

Jan, 2017

Legacy11align

John Armstrong

Jan, 2017

Family12align

Alain de Botton

Jan, 2017

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