Family offices

The family office segment is expanding fast in Asia, driven both by rich individuals’ needs to manage and pass on their wealth and by a growing interest among the global affluent to invest in the region.

15 November 2016
Family offices posted flat returns last year, thanks to negative performance by bonds and equities, but they are rebounding. Like big institutional investors, they are turning ...
21 July 2016
Timothy Tsui, managing partner of Hong Kong multi-family office Arbutus Capital Partners, tells AsianInvestor why he likes road trips, Formula 1 and Finland.
6 July 2016
Hong Kong-based Carret Private has acquired QL Asset Management and plans more deals with both asset and wealth managers and financial technology firms, as it targets a ...
16 June 2016
In the latest issue of AsianInvestor magazine, Asia’s leading investment houses and service providers enjoy the limelight. Regional asset owners reveal their key ...
26 May 2016
Water-access rights, sand mines in Brazil and avocado farming are all on the table as sophisticated private investors hunt for yield.
10 May 2016
Asian families are realising the value of having an independent organisation looking after their wealth, said the CIO of a Singapore single-family office at an AsianInvestor forum.
4 May 2016
Wealthy families in Asia have not been getting the same quality of service that those in the US and Europe can expect, says the CEO of a newly launched Asian multi-family office.
29 April 2016
AsianInvestor hosted its second Family Office Forum at the St Regis Hotel in Singapore on April 20. We present a gallery of photographs from the event.
3 February 2016
The Canadian group's private banking head outlines plans to serve family investors in Asia including setting up a trust company in HK. It is also recruiting to expand its ...
27 January 2016
More wealth industry consolidation looks inevitable in Asia, as firms face higher costs, margin compression and rising competition from independents. They must adapt, but how?
20 January 2016
Silverhorn Investment Advisors has seen most of its clients pull money from directional equity and high-yield strategies and put as much as 30% of portfolios into cash.
4 January 2016
An executive from a single-family office argues in favour of in-house investment staff over external managers. Mark Smallwood of Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management disagrees.
16 October 2015
Kenneth Ho has quit the Swiss private bank and is looking to build capacity after starting at Carret AM as managing partner and founder of its Asian multi-family office out of ...
16 October 2015
The Singapore family office’s CIO thinks weak market sentiment will continue for several months and is still largely avoiding alternative credit, emerging markets and ...
14 October 2015
Asian families saw the second highest porftolio returns among peers last year courtesy of 45% holdings in illiquid assets, far higher than for wealthy individuals, finds new ...
7 May 2015
The bank transfers its head of Indian markets to head of sales for wealth management and family offices in Asia Pacific within global markets. It comes on the back of a major ...
29 April 2015
The increasing popularity of family offices in Asia means that managers will need to adapt to their needs and be aware of their desire for a hands-on approach, speakers tell ...
16 February 2015
Taurus Wealth Advisors recently hit $1 billion in assets under management and has applied for a licence to operate in the Middle East with a view to winning more clients there.
4 February 2015
In an increasingly tough environment for hedge funds, more firms are tipped to return money to investors, with some seen as likely to convert to family offices.
9 January 2015
The multi-family office is relying less on stop-losses and more on currency trading to mitigate potential losses on debt holdings. And it's not only bond investors suffering ...
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