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How Tensions With China Are Impacting Hong Kong’s Allure for Family Offices

How Tensions With China Are Impacting Hong Kong’s Allure for Family Offices

Bharat Bhise, Founder of Bravia Capital Aug 22. 2019 Family offices and wealthy investors focused on and based in Asia say the ongoing protests in Hong Kong may have impacted the special administrative reg...

How Tensions With China Are Impacting Hong Kong’s Allure for Family Offices

How Tensions With China Are Impacting Hong Kong’s Allure for Family Offices

Aug 22. 2019
Family offices and wealthy investors focused on and based in Asia say the ongoing protests in Hong Kong may have impacted the special administrative region’s status as a safe haven in the region.

Indian Family Office Investors Face Tumultuous Election Season

Indian Family Office Investors Face Tumultuous Election Season

May 13 - 17. 2019
As India, the world’s largest democracy, enters the final phase of a historic election, business leaders and family office investors across the country are bracing for market whiplash.

U.S. Family Businesses Face Looming Succession Crisis

U.S. Family Businesses Face Looming Succession Crisis

Despite a successful 16-year run as a medium-sized business, Montana-based Grandma Hoot Products was nearly liquidated in 2017. Owner Joyce Previte launched the condiment company in 2002, eventually bringing her husband Keith on board to manage sales and distribution. Now in the...

Beating the Third Generation Curse

Beating the Third Generation Curse

Oct 22 - 26. 2018
German immigrant Bernhard Stroh came to America in 1849 armed with little more than a recipe for making beer. The beer was so popular that he set up a brewery shortly before the First World War. By 1980 it had grown to become America’s third largest beer company. At its height in the 1980s, the Stroh family’s wealth was estimated at $9 billion by Forbes. It was all lost by the early 2000s.

The Unique Investing Approach of Indian Family Office RNT Associates

The Unique Investing Approach of Indian Family Office RNT Associates

Image Credit: economictimes.indiatimes.com 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 eme...

Is Brexit Creating Real Estate Investment Opportunities?

Is Brexit Creating Real Estate Investment Opportunities?

Sep 24 - 28. 2018
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 subsequently doubled until this year.

Q&A With India’s Impact Investment Pioneer: Avishkaar’s Vineet Rai

Q&A With India’s Impact Investment Pioneer: Avishkaar’s Vineet Rai

Sep 24 – 28. 2018
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’s experience working in the dense forests of Odisha and leading the Grassroots Innovations Augmentation Network helped him understand the need for capital in underdeveloped rural sectors. The Aavishkaar-Intellecap Group now manages investments in social enterprises leading rural microfinance, sanitation, education, energy and agricultural development.

Trade Wars and Asian Wealth: Q&A with Golden Horse Fund Management

Trade Wars and Asian Wealth: Q&A with Golden Horse Fund Management

Sep 17 – 21. 2018
When U.S. President Donald Trump fired the first shot of tariffs to launch his trade war, the Singapore Business Review estimated that Singapore would be one of the first casualties with an estimated loss of $22 billion. A Bank of Singapore report warns about a possible recession with extended periods of distressed returns on risk assets. Meanwhile, 88% of respondents to a recent Monetary Authority of Singapore survey said they were worried about the direct impact of the U.S.-China trade war.

Indian Family Offices Embrace Impact Investing

Indian Family Offices Embrace Impact Investing

Impact investing is on the rise among family offices in India. According to private equity data firm Preqin, Asia-based family office investments were dominated by healthcare, education and clean technology deals in 2017. These impact investments have had grea...

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