Michael Foster

The influence of multi-family offices is steadily growing, with single-family offices increasingly inclined to surrender their independence in challenging conditions
Family offices may be nervous about stock market prospects these days, but one investment shines like a diamond in the rough
As much in sorrow as in anger, Charles Frischer’s LS Partners family office is challenging the privatisation of container shipping group Atlas Corporation.
It was all too easy. Elisabeth Lind of Cambridge Associates is philosophical over this year’s downturn in venture capital. “When you look back, I don’t think anyone was all that surprised. A go
Family offices like a decent income. But they like it a whole lot more when their capital gets repaid
The family enterprises which dominate the global fashion scene are taking action to protect their legacy against competition from the digital world
Michael Dell’s family office group has pulled off its first known VC deal since April, following distractions over the summer.
Cockroaches are unsightly pests and spreaders of disease. They aren’t bright. But they know one thing. They know how to survive.
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