Family Airlines Caught in the COVID-19 Thunderstorm
March 31, 2020
Across the world, air traffic has declined substantially as borders close and families isolate at home. This sudden and unexpected disruption has had a brutal impact on global airlines, many of whom are family-owned businesses.
COVID 19 Reshapes Capital Flowing Into Real Estate Investments
March 12, 2020
China’s role as the pivotal buyer of global real estate is being threatened by the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. So far, the number of infections in China have crossed 80,000. As a consequence, vast swathes of the nation are on lockdown which has diminished business activity and capital flows.
Taxes and Overbuilding Have Choked New York’s Luxury Property Market
Feb 27, 2020
Family offices and institutional investors poured billions into New York’s real estate market as the Big Apple cemented its reputation as a thriving global megacity. However, a sudden surge in local taxes and inventory have taken the sheen off this market in recent years.
Private Investments: Family Offices Brace for Lower Returns
Dec 17. 2019 Family offices and institutional investors face lower returns on their invested capital in private investments as valuations have surged to a record high this year.READ MORE
Cash, Real Assets and Private Deals: How Family Offices Are Preparing for 2020
Nov 7. 2019 “The world has gone mad and the system is broken,” said billionaire hedge fund manager Ray Dalio in an article he posted on LinkedIn this week. Dalio’s sense of trepidation about the global economic climate seems to be shared by family offices and wealthy investors across the globe, who are responding by repositioning their assets.READ MORE
Family Offices Find New Ways to Tackle Climate-Related Risks to Their Portfolio
Oct 18. 2019 Family offices and investors across the world are seeking innovative ways to detect climate-related risks to their portfolio and mitigate the impact before it’s too late.READ MORE
Impact of Brexit on U.K. Investments: Q&A with Conrad Family Office’s Brian West
Sept 20. 2019 Family offices and institutional investors navigate a plethora of risks on a daily basis but political uncertainty is, perhaps, one of the biggest challenges.READ MORE
Rate Risks Weigh on Family Offices As Fed Becomes Less Predictable
Aug 28. 2019
A decade after interest rates hit a historic low and a week after President Donald Trump referred to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell as an “enemy,” family offices and institutional investors may have to reconsider their portfolios’ sensitivity to unpredictable rate fluctuations.