The assets you dedicate to the foundation are managed and used in accordance with the purpose you have defined. Liechtenstein as a location offers different types of foundations for different purposes (such as family, other private purposes, charitable and also mixed purposes). The mixed foundation enables you as a founder to enjoy private and charitable purposes at the same time. It is a special feature of Liechtenstein foundation law in terms of its structuring possibilities.
The legal establishment of a Liechtenstein foundation is usually carried out by a Liechtenstein trustee. You, as the beneficial founder of a Liechtenstein foundation, express your wishes when establishing the foundation. You define the purpose that the foundation is to pursue in the long term, and set out the beneficiaries and governance that are to be relevant for your foundation.
On the 22nd of June 1948 members of the Princely House of Liechtenstein founded Industrie- und Finanzkontor, to restore family assets after the end of the Second World War and to manage them in a more targeted manner.
The long-term safeguarding of assets and wealth emerged as a general key issue.
75 years at the service of families and entrepreneurs.