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U.S. College Endowment Funds: What Are They Good For?

U.S. College Endowment Funds: What Are They Good For?

June 29. 2020
In a year rife with crises, America’s higher education institutions are facing their toughest battle in history. On the one hand, students are questioning the value paying for an expensive college degree when their university experience is vastly diminished.

The East-West Wage Gap for Family Offices is Narrowing

The East-West Wage Gap for Family Offices is Narrowing

June 20. 2020
Family office professionals working in the United States were once again the most well-paid in the world. However, C-suite executives at Asian family offices are rapidly catching up.

VCs commit to making a difference

VCs commit to making a difference

June 05. 2020
Institutional investors and venture capitalists have stepped in to bridge the gaps in funding for founders who are ethnic minorities. Last year, 77.1% of founders who raised venture capital were white, according to Crunchbase. Meanwhile, less than 1% were African American.

The Engines Driving U.S. Wealth Creation

The Engines Driving U.S. Wealth Creation

Feb 4, 2020 The rapid rise of family offices and wealth management professionals is a reflection of the astounding rate of wealth creation in the United States. Despite China’s rise as rival wealth creator, the U.S. still dominates the world with the highest number of billionaires and millionaires, according to Wealth-X's 2019 Billionaire Census report.

Why a New Wave of Family Offices Are Emerging in Brazil

Why a New Wave of Family Offices Are Emerging in Brazil

Sept 26. 2019 While the Amazon rainforest wildfires and the political drama from newly elected president Jair Bolsonaro’s administration have captured the global spotlight this year, Brazil’s underlying economy seems to be quietly regaining steam. The pace of wealth creation and family office launches has picked up in the last year, in a sign that Latin America’s biggest growth engine is back on track.

Family Office Gather in New York City for networking dinner hosted by MarketCurrents

Family Office Gather in New York City for networking dinner hosted by MarketCurrents

June 24 - 28. 2019
More than 25 single-family offices from the United States, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East have reserved a seat at an exclusive dinner to be hosted by MarketCurrents Wealth Management in New York City on July 30th.

MarketCurrents to Host Prestigious Emerging Market Family Offices At NYC Event

MarketCurrents to Host Prestigious Emerging Market Family Offices At NYC Event

Image Credit: Chawla.nishant [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)] June 24 - 28. 2019
MarketCurrents Wealth Management will connect a select number of high-profile family offices from emergi...

Impact of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on Family Offices

Impact of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on Family Offices

Jason Michaels Senior Manager, Private Client Services RSM The impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) on family offices is unprecedented, according to Jason Michaels, Senior Manager, Private Client Services at gl...

Impact Investments and Aligning Family and Family Office Interests: Q&A With Michael Tiedemann

Impact Investments and Aligning Family and Family Office Interests: Q&A With Michael Tiedemann

Feb 18 – 22. 2019
When Carl Tiedemann established Tiedemann Advisors in 1999, he wanted to offer clients two things: the freedom to fire their trustee and the flexibility of being deeply involved in the investment planning process. Tiedemann believed the lack of these two critical elements were the underlying reason for his own family’s experience with trustees and wealth managers since the turn of the 20th century.

Leveraged Loan Investors May Sound the Alarm in 2019

Leveraged Loan Investors May Sound the Alarm in 2019

Investors have been pouring capital into leveraged loans for much of the past decade. But over the past few weeks, the market has been showing signs of weakness. Although there is no exact criteria for defining a leveraged loan, they are generally categorized based on how high the inter...

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