Family disputes, Covid, low yields and high private market returns are driving a mindset change among family offices in Asia Pacific.
Sovereign wealth funds and institutional investors are still holding 20% cash in their portfolios, suggesting more capital deployment to risk assets, a new report finds
Asia's family offices believe market volatility will dominate the coming few months, amid a fractious US presidential transition and resurging Covid-19 cases across the world.
The Australian insurer is raising its $31 billion portfolio’s exposure to risk assets and planning its first allocations to alternatives. This will mean more use of external managers.
Asia-Pacific portfolio managers feel equities will outperform other asset classes next year, and that commodities and property are the most attractive alternative investments.