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High-net-worth individuals want the same serious service as institutions and Francis Claessens’ London Wealth Peer Group is leading the fight.

High-net-worth individuals want the same serious service as institutions and Francis Claessens’ London Wealth Peer Group is leading the fight

By Pirkko Juntunen

The London Wealth Peer Group is the brainchild of Francis Claessens, who set it up in 2008 as a way to bring together a group of high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs). One of the goals is to create common buying power and be able to negotiate more institutional-like fees from asset managers, including hedge funds. The operation is based on a collective bargaining power that shares knowledge and connections.


Francis Claessens


In an increasingly complex investment environment,