Family offices have traditionally been seen – well, not actually seen – as a diverse, hard to reach, and somewhat unquantifiable distribution channel for asset management firms.
Bacon and Piglets?
A happy family and a career – can you really have it all? We’re always trying to find the correct mix when it comes to work and family but what is the right balance?
They say something is only worth what someone is willing to pay for it, yet this is not the case in the sexy world of mutual fund, ETF and synthetic financial product unitized-pricing.
Back to Basics
The re-emerging need for proactive asset manager acumen and skill – stock, sector, and thematic selection – is one of the silver linings of this week’s global stock market route.
The industry turned out in droves this week to front the Department of Labor’s hearing regarding the introduction of a fiduciary standard in the US.
Change & Disruption
The global asset management is on the cusp of fundamental change and the industry is grappling with four big change drivers as companies try to position for the future.
Doyens of the asset management industry gathered last week in Monaco to openly discuss the road ahead for the industry.
Return to Normal
The numbers of wealthy individuals in the US has finally rebounded – two-thirds of a decade since the financial crisis.
People have been calling the end of the bond bull market for most of 2013 and with equities performing strongly at the start of this year you can understand why talk of the Great Rotation has gathered speed.