Michael Foster

Spot shipping rates have slumped 72% from their peak in October 2021, according to the Baltic Dry Index, and 30% so far in 2022
Between 40% and 50% of fees charged by private banks to manage family office portfolios are hidden from their sight, says GreenLock, a Swiss-based cost analysis service
Family offices continue to invest in new venture deals while fearing the worst from some of those existing in their portfolios. But there are good reasons for them to back both horses
Family enterprises have been prominent in the fashion trade for generations, and now they are backing tech-driven recycling, hoping to turn their old rags into new riches
Year in, year out, Amancio Ortega’s family office Grupo Pontegadea has invested in trophy real estate, refusing to be distracted by tech-driven venture capital and forecasts of post-pandemic tenancy i…
A Danish company backed by three billionaires has won a European Union grant to build small nuclear reactors which float on barges moored at sea
A trading platform which offers family offices access to alternative investments has struck a deal with Morgan Stanley, which underlines its growing clout in a growing sector
Over the years, asset managers have bridled at the suggestion that investing in their funds is a gamble
John Berthinussen, co-managing director of private equity-focused Souter Investments, concedes the going could get tougher over the coming months following a rise in inflation, hikes in interest rates,…
A father-and-son team who developed a range of multi-manager hedge funds in the 1990s are winning a following in impact investing through initiatives, led by their family office
Eton Solutions, a developer of cloud-based technology platforms for family offices, has raised $38 million from private equity firm Navis Capital Partners to fund its global expansion, with the help of…
Following a series of setbacks for venture capital, real estate has reasserted its position as top investment for family offices, where it comprises nearly 30% of US portfolios