Serving Business Owners and Family Offices for 24 YearsWelcome to de Visscher & Co., LLC. 

de Visscher & Co. is an independent financial advisor to business owning families and closely held businesses worldwide.  Through a unique combination of financial consulting and investment banking services the team at de Visscher & Co. creates high value-added solutions to the liquidity needs of shareholders and the capital needs of their businesses. Since its inception in 1990, we have advised over 300 families from North America, Latin America, Europe, and the Middle East.

"We understand the many challenges facing family companies and their owners because we deal with those issues everyday as advisors and as owners." - François de Visscher

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“Operating a family business is both challenging and rewarding.  We had a stock restriction agreement in place but no real mechanism for shareholders to divest themselves of shares if they so desired.

Recognizing that people are in different places in their lives, we needed to develop a stock redemption policy that would make individual’s shares more liquid, yet remain fair to the company.

With the help of de Visscher & Co. we were able to accomplish in a few short months what we had been ignoring for years.  They worked very well with our board; attorney and appraisal firm to develop a plan that not only addressed most of the individual shareholder needs but also those of the business. 

Their thoughtful approach was timely and inclusive, but perhaps most importantly, understood by all concerned.”

Thomas Northrop, CEO
Observer Publishing Company
October 2013

 

What's New

ANNOUNCING
Launch of Direct Investment Advisory Services

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Please read the latest article
in The Suit Magazine about
Francois de Visscher

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As seen inThe Practitioner, an online publication of The Family Firm Institute

Alternative to Private Equity:
Partnering with the family office

François explores the concept of family enterprise partnering with family offices to defend their global market position or take advantage of growth opportunities in The Family Firm Institute's online publication The Practitioner.

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de Visscher & Co.’s Global Alliance with FINH Located in Brisbane

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New Ultra-Wealthy Are Business Owners, Financial Advisor Magazine

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BlessingWhite, Inc.We are pleased to announce a recent transaction in which we advised the owners of Elevator Doors Inc., Elevator Cabs Inc., in their new partnership with Monarch Capital Advisors LLC.

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BlessingWhite, Inc.We are pleased to announce a recent transaction in which we advised BlessingWhite, Inc. ("BlessingWhite”) in its strategic sale to GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX). 

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Recent Publications
" Families Investing in Families® "
Spring 2013 Newsletter
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Upcoming Events
DE VISSCHER & CO.'s
ENGAGEMENTS FOR 2014

Family Firm Institute
Annual Conference

October 8-11, 2014
Washington, D.C.

Business Growth Alliance Founding Member of
Business Growth Alliance (BGA)
 

de Visscher & Co. designs, evaluates and implements often complex financial solutions to the capital, liquidity and wealth planning needs of the family owned businesses and closely held companies. In doing so, we assist our clients in continuously balancing the liquidity needs of shareholders, the capital needs of the business and the control preferences of the family.

Access to the sources of long term capital with a patient and a value added perspective is increasingly a necessity for Family Business Investors in todays competitive environment.

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