Category: Industry Insights

Advisors

How To Identify A True Multi-Family Office

The family office sector is a coveted space as trillions of dollars under management soar across the globe. Increasing numbers of firms labelling themselves as “multi-family offices” have been popping up to grab their share of the market for the better part of the last decade. Yet, one must question whether these entities are what they say they are or if they are just private banks and traditional wealth managers “borrowing” the label to enter this lucrative arena.

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Family Offices

Australia’s Covid recovery gives banks a head start .

Just like the global financial crisis, Australia is emerging from Covid-19 more strongly than the rest of the developed world. Investment banks here have never been busier, raising huge sums of equity from one of the world’s largest asset pools. When borders reopen they will be primed for outbound M&A. But why does almost nobody have a private banking business? In the first of a two-part series on Australian investment banking, we look at the work that came out of a global pandemic.

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Business

Ten interesting things we read this week

Some of the most fascinating topics covered this week are: Investing (Five levels to become the master investor; Buy-and-hold myth; Green investing has shortcomings), Business (Coronavirus rips a hole in newspapers’ business models; Meet the 13-year-old entrepreneurs), Lifestyle (Why so many smart people aren’t happy) and Geopolitics (Art of war and Sino-Indian business).

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Advisors

The UN’s Covid-19 Response Team Is Calling For A New Era Of Collaborations With The Private Sector (And Kindness)

At a time when across the world, all countries are faced with the pressing dual concerns of health and the state of the economy, the United Nations is emphasising the importance of creating innovative partnerships as a way forward. With healthcare looking to rapid innovation from traditional and non traditional healthcare players, global players like the UN have made a call to entrepreneurs and innovators to take part in global solutions.

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Family Offices

Family offices stepping up PR and marketing efforts, says new study

A new study by BackBay Communications has found that while family offices remain more discreet in their public-facing activities than traditional asset management firms, many leading family offices have begun to leverage marketing and public relations to create differentiation and build awareness in support of their investment and impact objectives.

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