Increasing Global Regs Mean Higher Compliance Costs for Family Offices
Oct 08- 12. 2018
An increasing global regulatory burden is leading to higher compliance costs for some family offices.The cost of wealth management has been steadily rising over the past few years, as governments demand more transparency and tighter controls on the financial services industry. The wealth management industry faces a cost of £4.5 billion ($5.9 billion) in the U.K. alone, much of which can be attributed to complying with added regulations, according...
The Unique Investing Approach of Indian Family Office RNT Associates
Oct 08- 12. 2018
After 20 years of leading India’s largest family business, Tata Sons’ Ratan Naval Tata took a surprising step after retirement. He set up family office RNT Associates as a private investment vehicle to invest in startups emerging from across the nation. Since 2012, Mumbai-based RNT has picked up stakes in over 40 startups. Some are now household names in India. RNT got in early with Ola and Paytm. Each are currently worth $7 billion and $10 bi...
Using a Trust to Support Beneficiaries with Behavioral Problems
Using a Trust to Support Beneficiaries with Behavioral Problems A combination of high stakes and amplified social pressure may be putting the next generation of wealthy families at increased risk. Ch...Read More
Is Brexit Creating Real Estate Investment Opportunities?
For a decade after the financial crisis, London’s real estate attracted global capital. According to data tracked by Bloomberg, the price of the average London house bottomed out in 2009 and subsequ...Read More
Facing Argentina’s Currency Crisis: Q&A with Praxis’ Diego Ros Rooney
After an economic boom in 2017, Argentina’s currency has spent much of this year plummeting. The peso has lost nearly 54% of its value against the U.S. dollar (USD) since the start of the year.Nervous about the economy...Read More
Q&A With India’s Impact Investment Pioneer: Avishkaar’s Vineet Rai
Vineet Rai set up what is widely considered to be India’s first social impact investment fund in 2001. What started as a micro-fund management company with approximately $60,000 has grown to nearly $300 million. Rai’...Read More
Emerging Markets : September 2018
The phenomenal growth of private wealth in emerging markets in the last few decades shows no sign of slowing down. No...Read More
Technology Trends : June 2018
MarketCurrents’ third annual technology report takes a look at the latest technology trends family offices are embraci...Read More