James Williams

California’s real estate market is beginning to creak under the pressure of rising interest rates as refinancings loom. Taxes are rising and the weather is hitting extremes.
Family offices would be forgiven for getting irked by newly-published analysis, which reveals the average base cost of investing in a multi-strategy fund is a hefty 7%, plus performance fees of 20%
Shipping tycoon Rodolphe Saadé, head of his family’s shipping empire CMA CGM, likes to think outside the box.
An era ended in January, when Dassault Systèmes of France said farewell to the executive services of chairman Charles Edelstenne.
Over the years, multi-strategy hedge funds have proven more effective at protecting family offices against market extremes than other hedge funds. The year 2023 is unlikely to be different
Established in 2017 by the patriarch of a local family, Kimera of Dubai is a single-family office that uses its extensive network and takes a hands-on, active investment approach
You have been warned. Family offices need to cooperate to fend off cyber attacks - now that their growing size and profile have made them a more obvious target to criminals
European family enterprises are well placed to go on the offensive and acquire UK-based companies who find flying solo in a post-Brexit world difficult
Family offices are playing it safe with their investment portfolios
Many would say that every family office is different
Family offices need to take a long-term view and capitalize on market dislocations before prices gain too much momentum
11It has been a good calendar year for the Murrays, one of Scotland’s best-known entrepreneurial families.