UHNW Investors and Family Office Services

Established as a strategic business unit , GRIP Family Office is  dedicated to serving UHNW Investors and Family Offices.

The  team is made up of veteran Private Bankers, with career experiences at J Safra Sarasin, Standard Chartered Bank, DBS, Barclays, NBAD and HSBC.

The Partners are professionals experienced and qualified to provide advisory services related to wealth management, relationship management and custody arrangement services for high-net-worth individuals.


Portfolio Solutions

Custodial solutions with inbuilt execution capabilities across global markets provided in tandem with Private Banks and Prime Brokers.

Structured Products

Curated strategies for all market conditions. Advisory and execution enabled via direct access and pricing with 40+ global issuers.

Private Funds

Once you have envisaged the investment strategy, GRIP will provide life-cycle coverage for your Private Fund, within regulatory confines.




LEad PArtner

Shabbir Jivanjee

Managing Partner

Shabbir is the Managing Partner of GRIP Family Office.
Shabbir’s career within Investment Advisory, Wealth Management and asset gathering spans over 22 years with work experiences across continents and geographies which include Dubai, UAE to Nairobi, Kenya and the wider East African region.

Expertise include handling wealth advisory mandates in excess of USD 300 million and leading multiple and diverse advisory teams. To maximise on his credentials, Shabbir joined GRIP to establish and manage Family Office as its Founding Partner.

Having begun his career at Imperial Bank, Kenya – Shabbir honed his acumen and client relationship management during his stints at Diamond Trust, Standard Chartered, CFC Stanbic, and Bank JSafra Sarasin.

Credentials also include Bachelors in Accounting and Management from the University of Cardiff, Wales, U.K. and the multilingual proficiency across English and Kiswahili.