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May '23 Family Office & RIA Monthly Data Report

In an effort to shine a light on the private wealth ecosystem, FINTRX Family Office & RIA Database provider has compiled the following data report to provide a high-level synopsis of the private wealth landscape for May 2023. This report offers an inside look at all FINTRX platform updates and additions made throughout the last month with metrics such as assets under management (AUM), alternatives utilized, fee structures, geographic breakdowns, separately managed accounts, family office direct transactions, RIA services provided and much more. 


May '23 FINTRX Private Wealth Data Report

 

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Family Office Platform Additions

Throughout May, the FINTRX Data & Research team added 61 new family offices, 350 family office contacts and 420 newly tracked investments to our Family Office Dataset

May 2023 FO Additions

  • - New Family Offices: 61
  • - New Family Office Contacts: 350
  • - Newly Tracked Family Office Investments: 420

 

 

Updated Family Office Entities

In addition to 830+ platform additions, the FINTRX made 4,515+ family office updates including 470+ family office firm updates and over 4,030+ family office contact updates. 

May 2023 Updated Family Office Entities

  • - Updated Family Offices: 478
  • - Updated Family Office Contacts: 4,037

 

 

Asset Class Interest Breakdown

When it comes to the asset class interest of newly added family offices, FINTRX saw a majority of firms allocating to real estate, via direct investments into private companies and private equity.

May 2023 FO Asset Class Interest Breakdown

  • - Real Estate: 67%
  • - Direct Investments: 61%
  • - Private Equity: 59% 
  • - Long Only: 31%
  • - Venture Capital: 31%
  • - Debt: 26%
  • - Hedge Funds: 25%
  • - Fund of Funds: 3%

 

 

Single-Family Offices vs. Multi-Family Offices

Throughout May, 52% of newly added firms are single family offices (SFOs) while 48% are multi-family offices (MFOs).

May 2023 FO Single-Family Offices vs. Multi-Family Offices

  • - New Single Family Office Additions: 52%
  • - New Multi-Family Office Additions: 48%

 

 

Assets Under Management (AUM) Breakdown

A majority (39%) of newly added firms (that disclosed their AUM) have assets between $100M and $400M

May 2023 FO Assets Under Management (AUM) Breakdown

- $50M-$100M: 4%
- $100M-$400M: 39%
- $400M-$1B: 26%
- $1B-$1.5B: 9%
- $1.5B-$2B: 9%
- $2B-$5B: 9%
- $5B+: 4%

 

 

Family Office Geographical Breakdown

A majority of newly added firms are headquartered in North America, accounting for 44%, while Europe is home to 36% of the new additions.

May 2023 FO Family Office Geographical Breakdown

  • - North America: 44%
  • - Europe: 36%
  • - Asia: 10%
  • - Latin America/Caribbean: 5%
  • - Oceania: 3%
  • - Middle East: 2%

 

 

Newly Tracked Family Office Investments

Top 10 Sectors of Interest

A significant portion of newly added family offices showed direct investment activity in the technology sector with nearly 130 investments made. Other sectors attracting attention included healthcare & biotechnology, financial services, consumer goods and manufacturing.

May 2023 NewlyTracked Family Office Investments

  • - Technology: 30%
  • - Healthcare & Biotech: 13%
  • - Financial Services: 10%
  • Consumer Goods: 9%
  • - Manufacturing: 9%
  • - Real Estate & Construction: 7%
  • - Business Services: 5%
  • - Media & Entertainment: 2%
  • - Energy & Utilities: 2%
  • - Agriculture: 2%
  • - Other Sectors: 38%

May '23 Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) Data

 

RIA Data Highlights: May Platform Additions

  • - Total Registered Entities (including Dually Registered): 169
  • - Total Registered Contacts: 3,700+
  • - Total Accounts: 690+
  • - Firms Using Alternatives: 124 or 73%
  • - Assets Under Management: $14.5B+

 

 

Accounts Breakdown

  • - Total Accounts: 690+

May 2023 RIA Accounts Breakdown

The FINTRX RIA dataset saw a significant addition of discretionary accounts to our dataset in May, making up 99% of new accounts added.

 

 

Contact Breakdown by Rep Type

A majority (74%) of newly added RIA representatives are registered as broker-dealers. Smaller segments included those registered as investment advisors at 10% while owner-only and dually registered contacts each made up 8% respectively. 

May 2023 RIA Contact Breakdown by Rep Type

  • - Broker-Dealers: 2,700+
  • - Investment Advisors: 360+
  • - Owner-Only Contacts: 300+
  • Dually Registered: 310+

 

 

RIA Client Base Breakdown

The newly added RIA firms added to FINTRX in May reveal that 74% of their RIA clientele are institutional, while individual and family clients account for 26%.

May 2023 RIA Client Base Breakdown

  • - Institutional Clients: 74%
  • - Individual & Family: 26%

 

 

Firm Size by Assets Under Management (AUM)

The size of an RIA firm can be measured by its assets under management (AUM), or the total value of assets the firm oversees on behalf of its clients. A majority (56%) of newly added RIA firms in May are considered 'Mid-Size' groups, with AUM between $100M and $500M. 

May 2023 RIA Firm Size by Assets Under Management (AUM)

  • - Micro ($1-$25M): 18%
  • - Small ($25M-$100M): 4%
  • - Mid-Size ($100M-$500M): 56%
  • - Large ($500M-$5B): 18%
  • - Jumbo ($5B+): 4%

 

 

Rep Gender Breakdown

The gender breakdown of RIA representatives refers to the proportion of male and female advisors working in the RIA industry. As you can see below, 69% of RIA firms added to the FINTRX RIA dataset in May are male reps while 31% are female reps. 

May 2023 RIA Rep Gender Breakdown

  • - Male Reps: 800+ or 69%
  • Female Reps: 1,840 or 31%

 

 

RIA Services Provided

Of the new RIA firms incorporated into the FINTRX dataset, 69% offer portfolio management for individuals and small businesses, while 48% provide financial planning services. Additional investment advisory services provided include portfolio management for businesses and institutions, selection of other advisors, pension consulting services and educational seminars, among several others. It's important to note, RIA firms can and often have more than one service offered.

 May 2023 RIA Services Provided

Top RIA Services Provided:
  1. 1. Portfolio Management for Individuals/Small Businesses: 69%
  2. 2. Financial Planning Services: 48%
  3. 3. Portfolio Management for Businesses/Institutions: 27% 
  4. 4. Selection of other Advisors: 23%
  5. 5. Pension Consulting Services: 20%
  6. 6. Educational Seminars/Workshops: 18%
  7. 7. Portfolio Management for Pooled Investment Vehicles: 9%
  8. 8. Publication of Periodicals/Newsletters: 2%
  9. 9. Portfolio Management for Investment Companies: 1%

 

 

Alternative Investments Utilized

Firm Level

The utilization of alternative investments by RIA firms varies, with some firms having a significant portion of their assets invested in alternatives, while others may have a more limited exposure. 74% of newly added RIA firms displayed some allocation to real estate within their investment portfolios. A smaller fraction displayed interest in hedge funds, private placements and private equity, among a variety of other alternatives. 

May 2023 RIA Alternative Investments Utilized

  • - Real Estate: 74%
  • - Hedge Funds: 41%
  • - Private Placements: 34%
  • - Private Equity: 31%
  • - REITs: 25%
  • - Commodities: 23%
  • - Venture Capital: 23%
  • - Oil & Gas: 22%
  • - Corporate Debt: 14%
  • - Fund of Funds: 8%
  • - Collateralized Debt: 8%
  • - Digital Currency: 7%
  • - Private Debt: 5%
  • - Managed Futures: 2%

FINTRX Overview

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