Navigating a Shipping Giant Through Trade Tensions and a Global Pandemic: Q&A With Fratelli Cosulich’s Timothy Cosulich
September 01, 2020
The commercial shipping industry has been at the epicenter of two ongoing crises.
Hong Kong’s Push to Lure Family Offices
July 24. 2020
Hong Kong’s push to attract more global investors and family offices is rapidly gaining steam. This week, the nation’s Financial Services Development Council published a report outlining ways to make the island a more attractive hub for global family offices.
Asia’s Race to Attract Investors Intensifies in 2020
July 09. 2020
Hedge funds and institutional investors looking to Asia may expect intense competition for their business in the coming years.
Growth Investors Turn to ASEAN’s Consumer Market: Q&A With RHL Ventures’ Rachel Lau
July 04, 2020
With more than a decade’s experience in the investment industry, Rachel Lau, Managing Partner at Malaysia-based RHL Ventures, is on the lookout for emerging consumer brands and startups tethered to SouthEast Asia’s rising income and consumer demands. In this interview, Lau details the impact of COVID-19 on the team’s portfolio companies and the future of their investments in the region.
Taiwan’s Family Business Succession Issues
July 02. 2020
Taiwanese family businesses face a severe succession issue. The vast majority (56%) of family-owned corporations in Taiwan are still owned by the original founder. These aging first-generation entrepreneurs must now seek their successors in a wave that could transform Taiwan's economy.
Sovereign Wealth Fund Investors Make Big Moves as the World Emerges From Crisis
June 26. 2020
Sovereign Wealth Funds - some of the most influential investors in the world - have made big moves in the past few months. As asset prices adjusted to the pandemic’s impact, sovereign funds swooped in to target bargains, diversify their portfolio and shift their investment strategy.
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.
China’s Loss Could Be India’s Gain in 2020
June 02. 2020
With a mounting global backlash, China's reputation has been dented by the ongoing health and economic crisis. Investors and business leaders must now consider whether their overexposure to a single country has jeopardized their portfolio or supply chains. Rival regional power India is attempting to position itself as a viable alternative.