MarketCurrents welcomed Bharat Bhise of Bravia Capital in New York as well as Nitai Utkarsh of HeroMoto Corp’s family office based out of Delhi. Sumehr Sondhi moderated this panel on The Indian Investment Landscape.Read More
France’s Wealthiest Families Step Up To Rescue Notre Dame
Image Credit: Notre Dame - LeLaisserPasserA38 [CC BY-SA4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)] France's three wealthiest families and their family offices are spearheading an effort to rescue and restore the historic Notre Dame Cathedral. The 850-year old church was engulfed in flames on Monday. Although the fire was extinguished in nine hours, major sections of the site, including the iconic spire, have been severely damaged. Shortly after, French President Emmanuel Macron declared his intention to launch an international fundrai...Read More
Deal or No Deal: Brexit’s Impact on Family Offices May Be Overblown
Per Wimmer, Founder and CEO, Wimmer Family Office Brexit’s ultimate impact on family offices and private investors will likely be minimal at best, according to experts who spoke to MarketCurrents. Britain’s decision to exit the European Union has finally arrived at its endgame. However, despite the official deadline being only days away, the future relationship between the 27-nation bloc and the United Kingdom is still uncertain. “We’ve already had two years of uncertainty and it now looks like we might have another period of uncertainty,...Read More
Selling the Family Business: Letting Go While Preserving a Legacy
Nov 05 - 09. 2018
“I’ve worked in the company for the last 42 years. And I never until this year even imagined the possibility that we might think about selling.” That’s what Don Graham, the head of the legendary Washington Post, told reporters shortly after he announced the sale of the family business to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.