Since its formation in January 2004 through an agreement between the Wharton School and CCC Alliance, the Wharton GFA has rapidly become the premier knowledge leader in family business research in the areas of wealth management, philanthropy, and family business governance.

Our Mission

The Wharton Global Family Alliance (GFA) is a unique academic-family business partnership established to enhance the marketplace advantages of global families that control substantial enterprises and resources.

The Wharton GFA focuses its rigorous empirical and field research, which is informed by the practical experience of successful global families, on key issues affecting global families and their businesses, including:

  • Family Business Management & Governance
  • Wealth Management
  • Philanthropy
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