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Asia’s Rising Consumers and the unique challenges of a millennial-managed family office: Q&A With RHL Ventures’ Rachel Lau

Rachel Lau, Managing Partner, RHL Ventures March 23, 2020 Founded in 2016, RHL Ventures is a multi-family office private investment firm headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Currently led by Rachel Lau, Raja Hamzah Abidin and Jo Jo Kong, the firm focuses on investing in startups as well as small and medium medium-sized enterprises across the Southeast Asian region. MarketCurrents WealthNet spoke with Rachel Lau to learn more about Asia’s emerging cohort of young consumers, the innovative businesses that ho...

Asia’s Rising Consumers and the unique challenges of a millennial-managed family office: Q&A With RHL Ventures’ Rachel Lau

March 23, 2020
Founded in 2016, RHL Ventures is a multi-family office private investment firm headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Currently led by Rachel Lau, Raja Hamzah Abidin and Jo Jo Kong, the firm focuses on investing in startups as well as small and medium medium-sized enterprises across the Southeast Asian region.

An Outlook for 2020: Q&A With Bravia Capital’s Bharat Bhise

Jan 16, 2020
With offices in New York, Hong Kong, Mumbai, Seoul and Hanoi, Bravia Capital’s Founder and Chief Executive Bharat Bhise has a uniquely global perspective on private investments. In his conversation with MarketCurrents, he shares his outlook and concerns for the family office at the start of the new year.

The Billionaire Effect: Emerging Entrepreneurs and Family Businesses Outperform

Jan 09, 2020
A recent study by UBS revealed an interesting fact that could determine the long-term success of a family business - the wealth of the founding leader. Specifically, publicly-listed corporations and family businesses that are controlled by billionaires have outperformed the rest of the stock market by a wide margin.

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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Outlook for Real Estate Investors: Q&A with Dean Sam Chandan

Dec 19. 2019
Allocation to direct real estate investments among family office portfolios climbed to 17%, according to the 2019 Global Family Office Report published by UBS. We spoke to Dean Sam Chandan, PhD, the Larry & Klara Silverstein Chair in Real Estate Development and Investment and dean of NYU’s Schack Institute of Real Estate, to gain his views on the outlook for the sector. He is also founder of Chandan Economics, a provider of multifamily and commercial real estate mortgage data and risk analytics to banks and bank regulators.

How a Family Business Teams Up With Local Charity to Provide Access to Clean Water

Dec 3. 2019
The lack of access to clean drinking water is a critical global issue. An estimated 801,000 children younger than five perish from diarrhea each year, mostly in rural parts of developing countries, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Making Philanthropy the Family Business

Nov 28. 2019
Family-owned businesses are increasingly adopting philanthropy as a core aspect of their business model rather than a personal endeavor relegated to the sidelines. With the rise of social entrepreneurship, families seem to recognize the intersection of their values and commercial objectives.