How the Market for Rare, Collectible Whiskey Has Matured
Dec 20. 2019 Rare art, luxury properties and vintage cars already have a vibrant market for passionate collectors and affluent investors. In recent years, a new collectible has emerged as a prized possession of the world’s wealthiest: rare whiskey.READ MORE
The Challenges of a 4th Generation U.S. Beekeeping Businesses
Oct 10. 2019 In any agricultural business, losing half the farm’s livestock in any given year would be considered catastrophic. Yet that is exactly what seems to be happening in a particular segment of the nation’s animal husbandry industry - beekeeping.READ MORE
Virgin Galactic’s Upcoming IPO is Groundbreaking for Astronauts and Family Office Investors Alike
Sept 12. 2019
Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic is on its way to becoming the first publicly traded space tourism company in the world. The move puts Branson ahead of fellow billionaires with their own space technology companies. Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) and Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin are still privately funded.
Fine Wine Flows into Alternative Asset Portfolios
Aug 14. 2019
Family offices and institutional investors often add alternative assets to their portfolios in an effort to diversify. However, truly unconventional assets remain the purview of niche investors. Vintage cars, land with water rights, and copyright royalties are so far from the mainstream that they thread the line between hobby and investment. One niche alternative asset class that has been slowly flowing into the mainstream is fine wine.
The Taubs: Turning Passions into Philanthropy
July 23. 2019
A passion for sport and a keen interest in the natural beauty and history of an idyllic lake district doesn’t usually coincide with philanthropic activities, but Philip and Julie Taub have managed to do exactly that in recent years.
Investing in Fine Art: Q&A With Winston Art Group’s Elizabeth von Habsburg
June 10 – 14. 2019
Art industry experts who gathered at the Business of Art Observed event in New York last week discussed how technology and growing awareness is changing the market for everyone. Closing remarks were delivered by Elizabeth von Habsburg, Managing Director of the Winston Art Group, one of the largest art advisory and appraisal firms in the world.
How Tech Opportunities Are Connecting Wealthy Chinese Investors to U.S.
May 27 - 31. 2019
With billions of dollars and hundreds of thousands of highly skilled and newly wealthy Chinese migrating to the U.S. every year, technology appears to be the strongest U.S.-China link, even as the economic and political ties between the two superpowers weakens.