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MarketCurrents to Host Prestigious Emerging Market Family Offices At NYC Event

Image Credit: Chawla.nishant [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)] June 24 - 28. 2019 MarketCurrents Wealth Management will connect a select number of high-profile family offices from emerging markets across Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America with U.S. family offices at an exclusive, invite-only dinner to be held in New York City. MarketCurrents Wealth Management, a family office research publication and event organizer, will host the event July 30th. On the agenda is a panel dis...

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Image Credit: Source – Bank of Montreal June 24 - 28. 2019 Deals and Investments ● Wildcat Capital Management, the New York-based family office of private equity house TPG founder David Bonderman, has backed the fertility industry by investing in California-based Spring Fertility. ● Pathstone Family Office reduced its stake in Microsoft and Texas Instruments while buying more Twitter stocks. Regulations and Compliance ● The Securities Investment Business (Amendme...

Investments in Opportunity Zones Heat Up As IRS Offers Some Clarity

June 24 - 28. 2019
Ever since the introduction of the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act, the value and impact of the so-called “Opportunity Zones Program,” created as part of the act, have been up for debate. Nearly two years later, the U.S. government has offered some clarity and reassurances that may have finally cleared the way for family offices and institutional investors.

Rise of Islamic Finance Helps Muslim Family Offices Make Investments True To Faith

May 20 - 24. 2019
Muslim investors and family offices across the world have had to grapple with a unique challenge while managing money - their faith doesn’t allow them to earn interest on their assets. However, the rise of bespoke banking and financial services in recent decades has allowed the 1.8 billion-strong community to invest their money while keeping the faith.

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Global Investor Viewpoints

This event looked at the economic overview and macro trends affecting the US and Global Investment landscape over the next few months under the new administration.

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European Hedge Funds Catch Eye of Family Offices, Institutional Money

April 29 - May 03. 2019
Family offices and institutional investors are increasingly turning to European hedge funds. Funds in the region have seen assets under management rise to €587 billion ($683 billion) this year as investors seek underappreciated assets in a low interest rate environment, according to Bloomberg.

Blockchain Fundraising: Q&A with TokenMarket’s Ransu Salovaara on the Future of Family Office Investments in Tech Startups

March 25 – 29. 2019
Thousands of startups across the world have raised over $18.6 billion since 2017 through a quirky and innovative new method of seed funding. Known as an initial coin offering (ICO), the method involves combining the structure of an online crowdfunding campaign with the blockchain technology that underlies cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum.

Family Offices Hunt for Yield in Second-Tier Property Markets

March 04 - 08. 2019
As real estate valuations in top-tier cities soar, family offices and wealthy investors are looking to second and even third-tier cities. Investors have gained better yields and the potential for higher returns while avoiding the looming risks of the traditional real estate hot spots.