A Bag of Surprises
With China making a decent attempt to derail global markets straight out of the starting blocks into 2016, the US investment community faces a bumpy year of uncertainty despite the country’s sound economic fundamentals relative to its peers.
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.