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Co-investment Challenges for Family Offices: Q&A With Rupert Phelps of Smith & Williamson

As family offices turn to co-investing for more control over capital, transparency and lower transaction costs they face unique challenges in vetting potential deals. In the coming weeks, MarketCurrents will run a Q&A series in which family office execs and experts shed light on the issues that need to be addressed and how to navigate them.

Global Family Office Summit to Shine Spotlight on Investing in a New Age

The Ritossa Family Office will host the sixth annual Global Family Office Investment Summit June 27-29 in Monaco. This year’s theme is “Investing in a new age” with presentations, panel discussions and roundtables on subjects such as digital currencies, biotech, software and alternate energies. There will also be a spotlight on co-investing and a series of five minute per speaker start-up pitches

Family offices join institutions in a €3.5 billion renewable energy fund from Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners

It’s evident when a fund closes at half a billion more than its target then it’s a big yes to renewable energy from major investors. Forty-two investors comprising of family offices, pension companies, insurance companies and asset/fund managers closed out Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners’ (CIP) new fund – Copenhagen Infrastructure III (CI III) – in March this year at €3.5 billion, exceeding the €3.0 billion target fund size. The fund held its first close over 12 months ago.

What Babson Now Offers Up for The Next Gen Family Office or Family Business

Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts, is one of the top ranking colleges for entrepreneurship education and the college has announced the launch of the Institute for Family Entrepreneurship. It is meant to be a hub for research, resources, and innovative programming dedicated to entrepreneurial students, business families and their family offices.

Chad Brownstein of RMR to speak at family office event on why real assets are the real deal

In the glam-slam of tech upswings and new age asset unicorns, good old-fashioned real asset investments have been quietly turning up for investors and delivering as scheduled. And Chad Brownstein, CEO of Rocky Mountain Resources (RMR) would like to highlight how the supply of infrastructure materials and services keeps delivering the numbers. He is stated to speak at the MarketCurrents and PrimeAlpha family office dinner in New York on May 10th.

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