The way family offices contribute to society has evolved from philanthropy to impact investing - or in many cases, a blend of both.
Nearly 50% of institutional investors and family offices in Asia Pacific intend to increase the number of external managers for their thematic investments in equities over the next 12 months.
Asia Pacific's family offices are a nimble bunch and never more so than when it comes to ESG where they're already proving to be ahead of the regulators.
Chinese government intervention and regulations are causing major headaches for domestic and foreign investors alike – especially those with large exposure to Chinese property.
SGX’s new framework for Spacs will likely provide investors with a much-needed channel for direct deals, but the verdict is still out on whether it will bring liquidity to the bourse.
When it comes to family offices, the generations don't always see eye to eye. For the younger generation, ESG concerns and tech plays are beginning to predominate.