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Family Business Consultants

Continuity's family business consultants work with enterprising families to develop comprehensive strategies enabling families to thrive together as owners, managers and family members through succeeding generations. We serve clients throughout the United States and abroad. Our clients include family businesses, boards of directors of family firms, family councils, and families of wealth. We also work with private equity firms and other professionals serving family businesses. Continuity's approach to family business consulting is collaborative and we always seek to work together with existing advisors.



Founded in 1989, GenSpring Family Offices, an affiliate of SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI), is a leading wealth management firm for ultra-high net worth families. Once limited to a few of the world’s wealthiest families, the benefits of the family office are rapidly becoming known to a wider circle of ultra-high net worth clients. GenSpring was named 2012 Best Overall Multi-Family Office by Private Asset Management magazine, ranked as one of the top three Fee-Only Advisors in America on Forbes’ 2013 list of RIA Giants and for four consecutive years has been ranked as one of the top 20 family offices in the world by Bloomberg (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014).



Merrill Lynch Wealth Management provides clients a personalized financial review and hands-on advice and guidance through a network of approximately 15,000 Financial Advisors throughout the world. Clients with a personal wealth profile of at least $250,000 of investable assets can meet with a highly trained Merrill Lynch Financial Advisor who is committed to understanding their needs and supported by the broad resources ofMerrill Lynch. Merrill Lynch Wealth Management makes available productsand services offered by Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated(MLPF&S) and other subsidiaries of Bank of America Corporation.