FAQ

Most family members have a full-time operational role IN their business, who want to transition to working ON their business, to have more time for strategy and to build their family and business boards. This structure helps them grow and create the right succession plans.

RTS is always looking to speak to top talent and experts who can bring value to our team and in turn our clients; RTS is hiring more Joint Venture Partners and Corporate members

RTS was incubated by RAW Group and it’s Founder Mr. Reg Athwal, who to date has delivered programs to over 500,000 CEO’s in 63 countries since 2002 and the creator of the Unleash Your DNA brand, which has impacted millions of employees globally. This success resulted in working with family owned businesses and RTS was born out of the need to expand and add more value to clients; RTS at present is privately owned with its holding company registered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

RTS has a clear vision up to 2022 to become the leading family owned business professional advisory firm in Africa, Middle East & Asia; RTS is open to speaking with Investors and PLC’s wishing to build partnerships in the space we specialize in; RTS by 2026 has the intention to execute an IPO and to be listed

RTS has built alliances with other large and small providers of talent, technology, banking, wealth management, mobile application and professional services firms. We have also partnership with governments and exchanges.

We started by helping existing clients move into new markets and now offer a portfolio of finance, funding and investment solutions to support M&A, IPO, Growth & Exit strategies. We also have a JVP to support the full set-up of a Family Office with portfolio management solutions with $2b currently managed for 15 family offices.

We create customized leadership development and coaching programs for the owners and executive team and also known for delivering our very own Family MBA to the next generation. We have delivered over 100 programs and events in 20 countries. RTS is also launching a global program with a leading business school to impact more families in the future.

Some of our clients have been with us for 3 to 6 years on average and continue to use us with less frequency or eventually invite us to become Non-Execs or help them build new ventures. We believe in establishing life-long relationships to impact future generations. A trusted advisor is someone who continues to support family firms in good times and bad times.

RTS is only firm of its type in the Africa, Middle East & Asia region focused on Tier 2 Family Owned Businesses, which has a hands-on approach and doesn’t just give reports or stay in the boardroom talking. Our approach is unique compared to traditional accounting, tax, audit and legal firms. Our foundation is built on human capital and DNA profiling, as we establish private relationships with every family member from the Chairman down to the children and with extended family members.

We start by completing a Deep-Dive-Discovery (D3) and then come up with the right SLA to drive immediate and long-term results; investments can range from $5,000 to $500,000 per annum. We work on project agreements as well long-term service level agreements on a retained basis.

RTS builds long-term trusted relationships with all the family members associated with the business and then develops solutions in over 80 key areas to help you grow. We focus on Family, Business and Ownership issues. We have IP that is world class and have over 150 policies developed over the last 16 years.

RTS has its HQ in Dubai-UAE with a Regional Hub Office in Nairobi-Kenya and plans to open Joint Venture Partner offices in 30 countries and 100 cities globally. Our team is based out of 5 countries at present, that travel to over 20 countries on a frequent basis.

RTS has over 14 Full-Time Staff and Joint Venture Partners in 5 countries and expanding to 100 offices in 22 countries by 2022, supported by an Interim Consulting Talent Pool of 30+ experts.

Yes, our Advisory Division supports the Board Level projects and our Consulting Division supports the execution of finding talent, building dream teams and succession planning.

We conduct a private 1:1 intervention with all our client members from Directors to Senior Managers and complete a DNA profile to map out strengths and weaknesses. It based on 16 years of experience now and unique part of IP and offering. DNA profiling helps with job role allocation and improves communication between all the family members, overcoming emotional blockages that build up over 2-3 generations.

RTS has 4 Divisions with over 150 family and business areas it deep-dives into, then creates customized solutions blended into a monthly or yearly SLA; we are also known globally for DNA profiling. End results support family unity, business growth and long-term succession. We have 80 toolkits to drive this process combined with deep human capital/people skills to solve sensitive issues.

RTS has a 100% money-back guarantee if the agreed SLA is not met; RTS is passionate about delivering value, renewing its contracts and building a world-class reputation. To date we have never had to refund a retainer or any fees. We pride ourselves on this guarantee to give you peace of mind and tangible results.

80% of RTS clients are Family Owned Businesses ranging from $30m to $300m in turnover; the other 20% are SMEs with -$30m in revenues and others who are family business conglomerates with $1b+ turnover. Clients range from a minimum of 2 family members to 50 members across 2-5 generations.