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Sydney Increasingly Lures Ultra Wealthy

Sydney Increasingly Lures Ultra Wealthy

July 09 - 13. 2018
Sydney’s ultra wealthy population (those with $50 million or more in assets) is expected to increase by 37% in the next five years, according to Knight Frank. Australia’s economic growth, healthcare standards and low crime are attracting the wealthy from all over the world. The majority of the wealthy flocking to Australia is, however, from Asia - Mainland China in particular - according to government statistics.

5 Family-Owned Conglomerates Across Asia

5 Family-Owned Conglomerates Across Asia

June 25 - 29. 2018
Family-owned businesses are a key pillar of Asian economies. Asian conglomerates tend to be passed down through multiple generations as they grow and expand. Here are five of the most successful family-run conglomerates in the region

3 Influential Family Offices in India

3 Influential Family Offices in India

Since the liberalization of India’s economy in the 1990s, private wealth has expanded rapidly. India is now the sixth wealthiest country in the world and home to more than 131 billionaires, according to the AfrAsia Bank Global Wealth Migration Review. As the country’s...

Family Enterprise Profile: Zóbel de Ayala Family – Ayala Corp

Family Enterprise Profile: Zóbel de Ayala Family – Ayala Corp

June 18 - 22. 2018
Owned by the Zóbel de Ayala family, the Ayala Corporation is the oldest and largest conglomerate in the Philippines. Over nearly two centuries, the holding company has been diversified and expanded into sectors ranging from retail to healthcare. What began as a small distillery started by Domingo Róxas and Antonio de Ayala during the Spanish Colonial era is now the linchpin of the country’s economy.

Trends Driving Mumbai’s Rapid Wealth Creation

Trends Driving Mumbai’s Rapid Wealth Creation

Mumbai is the fastest growing city in terms of wealth creation. Last year, the city’s total wealth surpassed that of Toronto, Frankfurt and Paris, according to a report by Knight Frank. Home to 28 billionaires and $950 billion in total wealth, Mumbai is currently ...

Trends Driving Mumbai’s Rapid Wealth Creation

Trends Driving Mumbai’s Rapid Wealth Creation

June 11 - 15. 2018
Mumbai is the fastest growing city in terms of wealth creation. Last year, the city’s total wealth surpassed that of Toronto, Frankfurt and Paris, according to a report by Knight Frank. Home to 28 billionaires and $950 billion in total wealth, Mumbai is currently the 12th wealthiest city in the world.

Independent Asset Management on the Rise in Hong Kong, Singapore

Independent Asset Management on the Rise in Hong Kong, Singapore

Independent asset management (IAM) is set to rise at a compound annual growth rate of 8% in Hong Kong and 7% in Singapore until 2021, according to the Asian Private Banker/Julius Baer 2018 IAM Report. There are more than 160 independent asset managers in Hong Kong and Singapore w...

Indian Angel Investors Get Tax Relief

Indian Angel Investors Get Tax Relief

India’s Income Tax Department has abolished the so-called “angel tax” for investors in startups who meet certain conditions. The tax has been hotly debated by startups since it impeded getting much needed capital at the seed stage. As per a notification issued on May 24, Indian angel investo...

Indian family offices in keen battle for majority stake in leading hospital chain Fortis Healthcare

Indian family offices in keen battle for majority stake in leading hospital chain Fortis Healthcare

Image credit - ANI News In business it is not done till it is done. Especially in India. All through March 2018 the newswires were abuzz with the news that the Ranjan Pai family-run Manipal Health Enterprises, the education and healthcare major, had put in a successful bid for the Fortis Healthcare cha...

Family offices see potential in Asian fashion

Family offices see potential in Asian fashion

April 30 - May 04. 2018
Fashion defines the street in Asia. You cannot escape the stalls as you wander through Asian markets, top quality wear at prices that people can expect only in post-Christmas sales. Two people have caught the Asian fashion bug in a big way. Ankita Bose and Dhruv Kapoor decided that Asian fashion needs an online platform to reach the global consumer. Enter, Zilingo, which was born in Singapore and has since made in-roads in Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia.

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