Switzerland-headquartered private bank Pictet is adding headcount in Asia – to assess investments as well as woo clients – as the introduction of new strategies increases exposure to the region
The family office that represents members of Australia’s Fairfax family launched its private equity program six years ago. Venture capital, growth equity, and co-investment are increasingly on the agenda
The swelling bank balances of Australia’s high net worth individuals and family offices are an attractive target for private equity. Access is becoming increasingly formalized across the spectrum
Demand for technology exposure among India’s most affluent is intensifying. Family offices may vary in profile, experience, and mode of access, but they all want a piece of the latest hot start-up
Family offices have helped iGlobe Partners renew a lean and restrained deep tech VC mandate. A global investee network is hoped to facilitate overseas investments amid travel stoppages
The industrial backgrounds of family offices represent a strategic edge but also a potential hinderance to portfolio diversification. The same goes for principal-led governance structures
9 Basil's predictions of distress in Southeast Asia have been realized faster than anticipated due to COVID-19. The Thai manager is now gauging the likely impact of social unrest
9 Basil, a Thailand-based GP launched last year by local multi-family office Blueprint Forest, has raised $120 million for its debut fund.
Irregular fund structures, including single-asset platforms, are often the most appropriate inroad for investors in developing Asia. But it has taken a pandemic to bring them to the fore
Joseph Wan, previously a Hong Kong-based operating partner for European private equity firm Cinven, has established a multi-family office called Anchor Strategic Partners.
Asia's family offices have benefited by going big on growth capital and venture, leveraging technology trends in the region. However, not all family money is smart money
Family offices in Asia Pacific and emerging markets were the strongest performers globally last year and they are also leading the charge into venture and growth-oriented investments, according to UBS and Campden Wealth’s latest global family office...
Family offices are driven by personalities and ideals that cannot be understood as part of an industry pattern. Relationship building is therefore more intimate than transactional
Asian family offices outperformed their counterparts globally in 2017 thanks to their relatively high exposure to private equity and emerging market public equities, according to a survey.
Investment firms are emerging in Asia that leverage the collective wealth, knowledge and networks of the region's most successful internet entrepreneurs. These are family offices, but not necessarily in the traditional Western model
Singapore-based RE Lee Capital has confirmed it will launch a series of alternative asset investment products across the next three months and commit up to $60 million to pre-seed technology start-ups.
Having made their fortunes turning start-ups into internet behemoths, Chinese tech founders are increasingly turning to family office structures for wealth management. It is an evolutionary process
The shift from blind pool funds to direct investments doesn’t reflect the preferences of all Indian family offices, but exposure to fast-growing technology start-ups is an increasingly powerful draw
Family offices represent an attractive and flexible source of capital for private equity firms, but GPs could do more to ensure the opportunities they pitch are a good fit for their audience.
Australian family offices and high net worth individuals (HNWIs) represent a huge potential source of capital for private equity, but GPs must be flexible in terms of the products they offer.
Australia’s lower middle market is rich in investment opportunities but underpenetrated by private equity. Local family offices are increasingly keen on participating, although in their own way