Operations & Technology

How Family Offices Helped Kick Start the Plant-based Meat Revolution

Aug 27. 2019
A number of family offices played a vital role in the emergence of a new industry that has now gone mainstream - plant-based meat substitutes

Technology’s Inescapable Impact on Real Estate Investments

July 17. 2019
Research-driven, professional investments in real estate have traditionally been reserved for family offices and institutional investors. Now, a swathe of new technology platforms and consumer products are revolutionizing the industry, opening up access and shifting valuations.

Technology: Why Family Offices Can Outpace Banking Giants

June 15 - 21. 2019
The small and nimble family office structure can quickly adopt new technologies to drive efficiencies, compared to older, larger banking giants that often rely on outdated infrastructure. As the global economy gets more complex and the cycle of disruption quickens, the lightweight, tech-driven family office structure may ultimately win out.

Hedge Funds Increasingly Ditching 2 and 20

June 03 - 07. 2019
Chronic lackluster performance is gradually pushing hedge funds away from the traditional “2 and 20” fee structure to other methods. This trend is emerging as hedge fund fees get squeezed across the board. Average management fees declined to a record low of 1.43% in the first quarter of 2018, according to Hedge Fund Research. Now, only 30% of hedge funds charge the typical 2 and 20.

Indian Investment Landscape

Indian Investment Landscape

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.

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Family Office Salaries on the Rise

Image Credit: This photo was taken by participant/team official-ly cool as part of the Commons:Wikipedia Takes Manhattan project on April 4, 2008. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license May 20 - 24. 2019 Forty-percent of single-family offices raised salaries 4%-10% or more last year and 87% review and adjust compensation every year, according to a survey by Morgan Stanley’s Single Family Office Advisory group and Botoff Consulting, released this week The st...

How Blockchain Technology Can Bolster Impact Investing for Family Offices

April 29 - May 03. 2019
The technology underlying Bitcoin could have major implications for an unexpected industry - impact investing. As the technology evolves, family offices and wealthy individuals could find powerful tools that make saving the environment and improving lives easier.

Impact Investors Embrace New Tech to Create Change

March 04 - 08. 2019
As impact investing matures, family offices and private investors are increasingly turning to emerging technology investments as a catalyst for broader social change. The emergence of socially conscious funds, ethical investment vehicles and renewable energy bonds are a clear indication that investors are looking beyond the numbers and weighing broader consequences of their capital allocation decisions. Much of this capital is flowing to innovative ideas and groundbreaking technologies.