Fine Wine Flows into Alternative Asset Portfolios
Aug 14. 2019
Family offices and institutional investors often add alternative assets to their portfolios in an effort to diversify. However, truly unconventional assets remain the purview of niche investors. Vintage cars, land with water rights, and copyright royalties are so far from the mainstream that they thread the line between hobby and investment. One niche alternative asset class that has been slowly flowing into the mainstream is fine wine....
This Family Office Wants to Solve Global Plastic Crisis: Q&A With Samuel Mikail
Aug 9. 2019
Plastic is as indestructible as it is ubiquitous. The substance’s low production costs and exceptional resistance to biodegradation has led to immense accumulation in our environment. Now, the issue has reached crisis proportions. The world has produced 6.4 billion tons of plastic since it was invented in the 1950s. Only 9% has been recycled and 12% has been incinerated over that period, leaving the rest to linger in the environment, accordin...
The Nordic Tech Startup Scene: Q&A With Pontus Stråhlman of Spinnaker Ventures
Nearly 9,000 kilometers away from Silicon Valley, a combination of entrepreneurial spirit, tech savvy and new capital is creating a startup hub at the periphery of Northern Europe. Despite being home to only 3.6% of the ...Read More
Investing in Fine Art: Q&A With Winston Art Group’s Elizabeth von Habsburg
Art industry experts who gathered at the Business of Art Observed event in New York last week discussed how technology and growing awareness is changing the market for everyone. Closing remarks were delivered by Elizabet...Read More
MarketCurrents Spring Edition 2019
This edition brings you highlights of MarketCurrents’ Spring Forum, our first event in 2019. Family office principal...Read More
Key Considerations for Family Offices in 2019: December 2018/January 2019
The latest edition of MarketCurrents takes a forward-looking view of 2019. We interviewed panelists who attended MarketC...Read More