Families, family offices and private investors alike have become increasingly interested in impact investing in recent years. The notion that investments can be better aligned to a family’s values while still generating market-related returns is undeniably appealing. At the same time, however, many investors remain concerned about the uncertainty in exactly how to get started.
Impact investing has experienced immense growth in the last decade, outperforming the benchmark for eight out of the last 10 years, according to the MSCI ESG Leaders Index. Utilizing FINTRX, our family office data and research platform, which covers hundreds of families active in ESG/impact investments, we’ve shared five family offices making impact investments across an array of industries, sectors, and asset classes.
Family office investment opportunities are on the rise. This is thanks to family office investment enjoying a meteoric rise in popularity as alternatives to venture capital. With this comes a new breed of entrepreneurs and startups who seek far more than just investment capital from their investors.
Guernsey’s recently published Financial Services Policy Framework describes how the government, industry and the regulator, the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC), will work together to capitalise on the range of specialisms that attract family offices, and the business they generate, to the jurisdiction. Read the full article here.
The ultra-rich are taking back control. Family offices are becoming more sophisticated, employing former bankers and private equity dealmakers, and they are forming a rapidly growing global network. This, in turn, means they are increasingly doing deals directly with each other. Read the full article here.