Michael Foster

Atomico, the venture-capital business owned and led by Skype co-founder Niklas Zennström has raised a record $820 million for its fifth fund, against its $750 million target.
Family capital often underpins deals in the showbiz industry and the decision of CJ Group to invest in David Ellison’s Skydance Media is no exception.
Valuations tagged to companies backed by venture capital worth more than $1 billion, known as unicorns, are 48% higher than fair value, on average, according to a survey published in the Journal of Financial…
In a significant move for the management of its sprawling business, Vulcan has hired all-rounder John Bernstein from Ford Foundation to lead its financial, technology and philanthropic operations
Pritzker Private Capital hires and promotes Pritzker Private Capital, a US leader in family office direct investing, has strengthened its team through two promotions and three hires
Is the art world facing digital disruption in the wake of a 20% fall in auction sales last year?  Vulcan, the US private investment group founded by the late Microsoft founder Paul Allen, seems to think …
Family values matter to Chris Hutchinson, senior fund manager at Unicorn Asset Management, a £1.4 billion boutique which invests in smaller UK companies.
Family offices should put up to a fifth of their investment portfolios in venture capital, according to leading consultant Cambridge Associates, in a newly-published report
The wages of sin are falling, to judge by the way alcohol, aerospace, defence, gaming and tobacco stocks are lagging those which comply with today's politically correct society
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have registered a series of trademarks under their new Royal Sussex brand and appointed new directors for their charitable foundation
It’s hard to believe, but following the publication of a disappointing trading statement, the share price of Pearson, the UK-based educational publisher, has fallen to levels not seen for 25 years.
An unprecedented $1.2 trillion has been invested in venture capital over the last five years, according to Crunchbase, leading to fears the sector will struggle to digest it