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How the Market for Rare, Collectible Whiskey Has Matured

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.

Eco-Friendly Resorts Emerge As Core Impact Investment for Wealthy

Eco-Friendly Resorts Emerge As Core Impact Investment for Wealthy

Nov 6. 2019 Combining tourism with sustainable development goals has surfaced as a new investment avenue for family offices and wealthy investors seeking to make an impact.

The Challenges of a 4th Generation U.S. Beekeeping Businesses

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.

Virgin Galactic’s Upcoming IPO is Groundbreaking for Astronauts and Family Office Investors Alike

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.

Gold Investments Hit Record High As Family Offices Seek Safe Haven

Gold Investments Hit Record High As Family Offices Seek Safe Haven

Sept 5. 2019
Hedge fund managers and family offices, including some unlikely names, are turning to gold as a potential safe haven as global capital markets enter a new and uncharted phase of volatility.

Fine Wine Flows into Alternative Asset Portfolios

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

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

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.

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.

Space Tourism: Financier and Entrepreneur Wimmer Could Reach Final Frontier Soon

Space Tourism: Financier and Entrepreneur Wimmer Could Reach Final Frontier Soon

April 22 - 26. 2019
A journey of a lifetime may be worth waiting decades for. Danish philanthropist, entrepreneur and financier Per Wimmer has already waited 15 years. This year, it seems like his long-awaited flight might finally take off. His destination is so exclusive that only 536 people have ever reached it.

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