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September 20, 2016

Affluent families are good at structuring their decision-making around investments, but could more formal processes around philanthropy also be helpful in building family unity? Daniel Bardsley reports

Affluent families are good at structuring their decision-making around investments, but could more formal processes around philanthropy also be helpful in building family unity? Daniel Bardsley reports

It is two decades since the late Canadian business icon Paul Desmarais stepped down from running the Power Corporation of Canada and passed day-to-day control to his two sons.

September 13, 2016

Peer-to-peer lending (P2P) is one of the most talked about FinTech sectors as platforms look to connect lenders directly to customers. What should families be looking for from their FinTech investments and what are some of the pitfalls to watch for?

Peer-to-peer lending (P2P) is one of the most talked about FinTech sectors as platforms look to connect lenders directly to customers. What should families be looking for from their FinTech investments and what are some of the pitfalls to watch for?

Financial technology has attracted a lot of investment focus recently. What does BondMason do differently from other platforms?

September 12, 2016

Private equity has a special pull for families used to running operating businesses. But with record levels of assets committed to private equity funds is it the best asset class to drive returns? 

Private equity has a special pull for families used to running operating businesses. But with record levels of assets committed to private equity funds is it the best asset class to drive returns? 

The plotline is one that has been played out countless times before. A family has made its wealth in an operating business, has exited and is now running a family office. Do they sit back and take a diversified approach to their wealth or eventually get itchy feet and pour their assets back into the sector they know best?

September 6, 2016

I meet a lot of next-generation members of family businesses. One of the hot discussion topics is the question of whether and how they want to start in their family’s business.

I meet a lot of next-generation members of family businesses. One of the hot discussion topics is the question of whether and how they want to start in their family’s business.

September 5, 2016

Family offices in Asia are still relatively new. Most of the wealth is still in the first, or possibly the second generation. The establishment of what might be described as western family office models is still nascent.

Family offices in Asia are still relatively new. Most of the wealth is still in the first, or possibly the second generation. The establishment of what might be described as western family office models is still nascent.

The preferred formula still remains that of a very trusted family retainer, a chief financial officer who has run an operating business, or a lawyer, who structures and advises the wealth that the principals. The old (or very older) generation still retain a great deal of control and make the strategic and investment decisions.

August 29, 2016

UK boutique Downing has built on its heritage in investing in real assets to offer value-investing in private, asset-backed investments, renewable energy, and public equity. Downing’s Nick Lewis, Colin Corbally, and Judith MacKenzie share how their bespoke focus is driving returns

UK boutique Downing has built on its heritage in investing in real assets to offer value-investing in private, asset-backed investments, renewable energy, and public equity. Downing’s Nick Lewis, Colin Corbally, and Judith MacKenzie share how their bespoke focus is driving returns

August 23, 2016

Britain has taken the first step down a long and uncertain road to its departure from the European Union. James Beech asks financial experts if family offices are in for a bumpy ride

Britain has taken the first step down a long and uncertain road to its departure from the European Union. James Beech asks financial experts if family offices are in for a bumpy ride

More than 17 million Britons voted on 23 June to leave the European Union after 43 years – triggering a tsunami of unprecedented political upheaval and volatility in financial markets which has shaken the United Kingdom and reverberated around the world.

August 22, 2016

Platinum in Family Office portfolios may be the unexpected enhancer of diversification, sustainability and returns: Active promotion of jewellery and investment combine with platinum’s unique credentials — precious, industrial and green — to drive global demand growth in the face of constrained global supply

Platinum in Family Office portfolios may be the unexpected enhancer of diversification, sustainability and returns: Active promotion of jewellery and investment combine with platinum’s unique credentials — precious, industrial and green — to drive global demand growth in the face of constrained global supply.

Platinum is a distinctive precious investment asset, the premier jewellery metal and an in-demand industrial metal. Platinum has shown itself to be a successful investment over the long-term.

August 16, 2016

Despite a reputation for being high-risk, the MedTech sector boasts above-average historical returns, strong returns on capital, and innovations that can improve quality of life. CampdenFO looks at three families that have ‘hit the vein’

Despite a reputation for being high-risk, the MedTech sector boasts above-average historical returns, strong returns on capital, and innovations that can improve quality of life. CampdenFO looks at three families that have ‘hit the vein’

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