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.
Reimagining Europe’s Consumer Healthcare: Q&A with Vision Healthcare’s Bernard Lemaire
July 02, 2020
Belgium-based Vision Healthcare has amassed a portfolio of thriving consumer healthcare brands and products that have gained traction through the team’s savvy digital marketing strategies. Bernard Lemaire, the company’s co-founder and CFO, shares his outlook for the industry and the nuances of the firm’s M&A strategy in this interview with MarketCurrents WealthNet.
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.
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.
U.S. College Endowment Funds: What Are They Good For?
June 29. 2020
In a year rife with crises, America’s higher education institutions are facing their toughest battle in history. On the one hand, students are questioning the value paying for an expensive college degree when their university experience is vastly diminished.
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.