Hong Kong's lack of stability is causing it to lose out to Singapore in the competition to manage and administer private family investments.
The enthusiasm of executives at the managers for private debt is increasing, albeit carefully, amid the pandemic due to its returns profile and shorter lock-up period versus private equity.
Asia’s ultra-rich say the worst is not over for markets, but they are carefully looking for opportunities to spend their cash, particularly in some private assets and Asia equities.
As Asian family groups assess the damage done to their business ecosystems, there is a change occurring around what they invest in and how they do so.
In the aftermath of revelations about the co-working firm's poor governance, family office executives reflect on how private investments in disruptive companies should be made.
Inadequate advice, finding quality investments, conducting due diligence and impact measurement remain key challenges for family offices.