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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.

MarketCurrents Wealth Management announces 2nd Annual October Investment Report Summit for Family Offices

MarketCurrents Wealth Management announces 2nd Annual October Investment Report Summit for Family Offices

New York, NY, September 25, 2018 - MarketCurrents Wealth Management will host the 2nd Annual October Investment Summit to be held in New York City on October 17th, 2018. The annual summit is an invite only event for single and multi-family offices looking to gain insights on investmen...

Tackling Cybersecurity Risks: Q&A with Andy Hart of Delegate Advisors

Tackling Cybersecurity Risks: Q&A with Andy Hart of Delegate Advisors

Sep 24 – 28. 2018
Family offices are particularly vulnerable to cyberattacks and the long list of cybersecurity threats they face continues to grow.In recent years, Andy Hart, Managing Partner of San Francisco-based Delegate Advisors, has become increasingly focused on the growing risk of cyberattacks and has bolstered cybersecurity at his multi-family office with sophisticated software and regular audits.

Do Hong Kong’s Listed Family-Owned Enterprises Need to Bolster Governance?

Do Hong Kong’s Listed Family-Owned Enterprises Need to Bolster Governance?

A significant number of companies listed on Hong Kong’s stock exchange are owned and operated by families, some of whom face the challenge of bolstering corporate governance or risk losing the faith of a growing number of professional investors. These family-owned businesses are what investors ...

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...

Avoiding the Pitfalls of Succession Planning

Avoiding the Pitfalls of Succession Planning

Sep 03 - 07. 2018
Besides growing and sustaining a business, the biggest challenge entrepreneurs face is succession planning. Making a decision on succession is as daunting as it is necessary. The complexity is compounded when the business is family owned and the successors are likely to be the next generation.

Asian Wealth Continues to Power Global Real Estate

Asian Wealth Continues to Power Global Real Estate

Asian investors dominated global real estate last year and are very likely to do so this year as well, according to a report by Cushman & Wakefield. The Global Investment Atlas 2018 study found that property investments reached an all-time high of $1.62 t...

Asia’s Wealthy Families Keep Wealth Close to Home

Asia’s Wealthy Families Keep Wealth Close to Home

Asia’s wealthiest families seem to be keeping their wealth closer to home. As capital becomes more mobile and Asia’s wealth expands to historic levels, offshore jurisdictions in the region have cornered the market for wealth management, efficient tax...

The San Francisco Family Office Forum for Family Offices, UHNWIs & Private Investors

The San Francisco Family Office Forum for Family Offices, UHNWIs & Private Investors

Prestel & Partner, the preeminent Family Office Forum is coming to the U.S. for the first time! The inaugural event is in San Francisco on September 12th-13th, 2018 aboard the Cabernet Sauvignon yacht. Prestel & Partner, based in London, is the global leader in private Family Office Forums...

4 Key Risks Family Offices Face

4 Key Risks Family Offices Face

Aug 06 - 10. 2018
Wealth management is an exercise in risk mitigation. It is essential for any entrepreneur or wealthy family with a family office to consider the inherent risks that come with growing and preserving wealth for future generations. The following are four risks family offices face:

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