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Family Offices Face Fewer Protections in a Crowded Private Debt Market

Family Offices Face Fewer Protections in a Crowded Private Debt Market

Dec 5. 2019 In the hunt for yield, some family offices and private investors are making increasingly risky compromises. The volume of private debt issued with little to no covenants has increased while the spread ...

How a Family Business Teams Up With Local Charity to Provide Access to Clean Water

How a Family Business Teams Up With Local Charity to Provide Access to Clean Water

Dec 3. 2019 The lack of access to clean drinking water is a critical global issue. An estimated 801,000 children younger than five perish from diarrhea each year, mostly in rural parts of developing countries, acc...

Making Philanthropy the Family Business

Making Philanthropy the Family Business

Nov 28. 2019 Family-owned businesses are increasingly adopting philanthropy as a core aspect of their business model rather than a personal endeavor relegated to the sidelines. With the rise of social entreprene...

Mauritius Aims to Attract Family Offices

Mauritius Aims to Attract Family Offices

Nov 26. 2019 Mauritian regulators have implemented new rules in an effort to attract more family offices and wealthy investors to the island nation. Mauritius, a tax haven off the coast of Madagascar, is positioni...

How Investors Are Using Satellite Images to Gain an Edge

How Investors Are Using Satellite Images to Gain an Edge

Nov 22. 2019 Family offices are among the investors tapping advances in technology in their hunt for critical data to gain an edge in making investment decisions. Some are even going beyond Earth’s atmosphere. ...

Wealthy Investors Find Opportunity In Dubai’s Plunging Real Estate Market

Wealthy Investors Find Opportunity In Dubai’s Plunging Real Estate Market

Nov 20. 2019 It wasn’t too long ago that family offices and wealthy investors saw Dubai’s real estate market as a safe haven. Property prices accelerated rapidly in the wake of the global financial crisis of 2...

These Family Business Successors Have Built Businesses Bigger than Their Inheritances

These Family Business Successors Have Built Businesses Bigger than Their Inheritances

Nov 14. 2019 For most family businesses, wealth preservation is a key focus of a succession plan. But some successors go far beyond simply preserving their family’s wealth. These entrepreneurial next-gen leaders...

A $100 Million Mission to Alleviate Human Suffering: Q&A With Evolve Foundation’s’ Bo Shao

A $100 Million Mission to Alleviate Human Suffering: Q&A With Evolve Foundation’s’ Bo Shao

Nov 12. 2019 China’s Shao Family deployed $100 million in a unique non-profit focused on combating loneliness, purposelessness, fear and anger through technology. “I know a lot of very wealthy people and ma...

Cash, Real Assets and Private Deals: How Family Offices Are Preparing for 2020

Cash, Real Assets and Private Deals: How Family Offices Are Preparing for 2020

Nov 7. 2019 “The world has gone mad and the system is broken,” said billionaire hedge fund manager Ray Dalio in an article he posted on LinkedIn this week. Dalio’s sense of trepidation about the global econo...

Eco-Friendly Resorts Emerge As Core Impact Investment for Wealthy

Eco-Friendly Resorts Emerge As Core Impact Investment for Wealthy

Nov 6. 2019 Combining tourism with sustainable development goals has surfaced as a new investment avenue for family offices and wealthy investors seeking to make an impact. ...

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