EdTech during Lockdowns and Startups in Israel: Q&A with Benson Oak’s Robert Cohen
June 30, 2020
After 25 years of experience in investment management and investment banking, Benson Oak’s managing partner Robert Cohen finds himself at the epicenter of the world’s most exciting technology startup hub in Israel focusing on sectors that have been spurred on by the ongoing crisis.
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.
Saudi Arabia’s Attempts To Diversify Have Backfired
April 16, 2020
One-fifth of the world’s proven oil reserves, an estimated 268 billion barrels worth many trillions of dollars, lie underneath the soil of Saudi Arabia. Unfortunately, crude oil isn’t worth as much as it used to be as investors retreated from the energy sector in recent years. This plunge has compelled the kingdom’s royal family, the House of Saud, to attempt an ambitious and unprecedented attempt to diversify the nation’s sovereign wealth.
Israel’s Tech Ecosystem: Q&A With Peregrine’s Eyal Lifschitz
Dec 20. 2019 Israeli med-tech venture capital firm Peregrine Ventures recently raised $115 million from private investors and institutions from Israel, the United States, Europe and Australia. The funds are earmarked for early-stage medical technology startups across the region.READ MORE
Mauritius Aims to Attract Family Offices
Nov 26. 2019 Mauritian regulators have implemented new rules in an effort to attract more family offices and wealthy investors to the island nation. Mauritius, a tax haven off the coast of Madagascar, is positioning itself as a safe and reliable investment destination for the continent’s wealthiest.READ MORE
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
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June 24 - 28. 2019
MarketCurrents Wealth Management will connect a select number of high-profile family offices from emergi...
Edmond de Rothschild’s PE Focus: Q&A With Johnny El Hachem
Feb 25 – Mar 01. 2019
The Edmond de Rothschild Group manages €15 billion in non-listed assets globally. It is focusing private equity’s efforts on forward-looking sectors, such as urban development or agroforestry in Europe, Africa and Latin America. In recent years, the focus has been particularly concentrated on businesses in sub-Saharan Africa and real estate in Europe.
African Nations Top List of High-Net-Worth Growth
Cheryl Howard Managing Director Maitland Fiduciary Services, South Africa With its immense natural resources, young population and support from China, Africa is expected to create wealth at a record pace for the next fe...READ MORE
Adi Dassler Family Office backs $50 million sports-tech fund
OurCrowd, the Israeli crowd-funding platform, has announced ADvantage, a $50 million sports-tech fund. It will be co-managed by OurCrowd and leAD Sports Accelerator - the Adi Dassler Family Office (ADIFO) backed sports business venture. This fund will focus on tec...READ MORE