Michael Foster

Investors are suffering as interest rate rises reduce funding for tech-driven ventures. Their shares are changing hands on the secondary market at nearly half their 2021 valuations
Scottish family office Souter Investments has been boosted by surging revenues and the receipt of cash totalling more than £85 million from selling shares in Stagecoach Group which will lift its liquidity …
Hard-pressed governments are seeking more support from the world’s largest family offices to deal with the threat of climate change.
Family office Lennertz & Co has invested in Rimac Group, a majority owner of luxury car manufacturer Bugatti and manufacturer of high-performance electric vehicles, backed by Porsche
Bloomberg has just caused a bit of a fuss by calculating that the value of the French stock market, at $2.823 trillion, has overtaken the UK stock market’s $2.8
Family office CEAS Investments has provided seed finance to Hello Divorce, a fintech platform that makes it easier, and cheaper, to achieve marital separations
Updated November 10, 10am GMT | One year after bitcoin hit its peak price of $67,000, the outlook for cryptocurrencies is looking bleak, as their values collapse in thin markets
Pressure is mounting on US family offices to improve their governance following new disclosure laws, the impact of data-matching on tax collection and their growing difficulties in using investment gains…
According to a survey of more than 1,000 experts by Julius Baer’s newly-published Family Barometer: “More than half of families would likely get better results if they took a more structured approach.”
Strategist Pippa Malmgren has stepped up her warning that a global hybrid war has broken out between the US, China, Russia and a range of other players, plus their agents, which offer uncomfortable ramifications…
Family offices should brace themselves for awkward decisions on whether or not to supply their portfolio companies with enough capital to grow – or keep them alive – as capital drains out of the market. 
Entrepreneurs, and their family offices, are starting to deliver bargain basement bids for US companies whose cash flow potential is masked by the market's gloom and doom