Business

What is Comediology?

On this episode of The Family Business Voice, Ramia speaks to Chris Tabish about using the principles of comediology to grow your business.

The Evolution of the Role for the Executive in Private Capital

Approximately a decade or so now, the Lehman Brothers or Financial meltdown created new paradigms in finance, management and corporate growth and business renewal. The system that allowed the excesses due to no regulation or regulation sent people into business areas to avoid regulation may have been corrected or maybe not.

Wealthiest families are stockpiling cash – InvestmentNews

Amid recession fears, 42% of family offices around the world are increasing cash reserves

Amid recession fears, 42% of family offices around the world are increasing cash reserves

Rick Stone, a former partner at Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft, sees treacherous times ahead for family offices trying to deploy c… Read the full article here.

A majority of the ultra-wealthy expect a recession by 2020 and are hunkering down, says UBS survey – CNBC

Key Points
UBS surveyed 360 global family offices with an average family wealth of $1.2 billion.
The result showed 55% of family offices see a recession by 2020.
To mitigate risks, 45% of them are already adjusting their portfolios, including shifting to bonds and real estate, while 42% are increasing their cash reserves. Read the full article here.

Rockefeller Capital Management to Acquire Silicon Valley Multi-Family Office Financial Clarity

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rockefeller Capital Management today announced it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Financial Clarity Inc., a multi-family office based in Mountain View, California. The acquisition represents the expansion of the Rockefeller Global Family Office into Northern California.

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rockefeller Capital Management today announced it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Financial Clarity Inc., a multi-family office based in Mountain View, California. The acquisitio… Read the full article here.

A New Kind of Family Office

Two San Francisco-based venture capitalists have launched a multifamily office for the newly wealthy that values your personal brand as part of your net worth. Read the full article here.

Family Offices: The Secret Weapon For Investing in Sustainability?

It’s very difficult in our financial markets to do the first of anything. Almost the entirety of the world’s $300 trillion in financial assets are in well-established investment or asset categories. And thus, at the largest investment institutions, it’s only natural that staffing and strategic planning are all driven by this same categorization.

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Hedge Funds & Private Equity

I invest in and write about private equity… Read the full article here.