Family office Archegos and its banks are counting the cost of sour bets
May 14. 2021
Investment banks lined up to do business with Archegos Capital Management, the family office of Bill Hwang. It didn’t go well for them in the end, neither for Archegos itself.
The Coinbase effect in family offices
May 14. 2021 Coinbase went public in a deal that valued it at more than $60 billion after pricing its stock at $250 apiece. About five years before the IPO, the crypto startup was valued at just around $400 million. It means those who invested early in the startup are looking at tidy r...READ MORE
SPACs Are the Next Frontier for Family Offices
May 07. 2021
The year of SPACs 2021 is the year of special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs). We are hardly in the middle of May, but SPAC activity is the highest ever. SPAC Analytics data shows 313 successful SPAC IPOs in 2021, and a little over $101 billio...
Wertheimer’s Family Office in Search for More Winning Bets
May 07. 2021
Gerard and Alain Wertheimer run one of the most recognizable fashion brands in the world, Chanel. Chanel reports billions in annual revenues, and it sells its merchandise in stores around the world. The company is now in the hands of Pie...
Post-Brexit Investor Outlook
April 06. 2021
With Brexit, the EU and the UK will eventually become two independent markets with distinct regulatory and legal jurisdictions for the flow of goods, services and people. This article briefly lays out some issues that both UK-based an...