James Williams

The decision by a group of Australian family offices to back Epic Games, the US video game and software developer, best known for its Fortnite franchise, looks like a shrewd move
Rajaa Mekouar, founder and chief executive of Calista Direct Investors, a specialist buy-side advisory firm that supports family offices in their pursuit of private market direct investments, explains…
When it comes to investing in private equity, there is no sign of the Peugeots, one of France’s best known industrial and automobile families, moving into reverse gear. In fact, quite the opposite. 
Seba Bank, led by Guido Muehler, is the latest to illustrate the digital disruption currently sweeping across the Swiss banking sector. It’s also backed by family offices. 
Cristina Stenbeck has been rewarded for her 2021 decision to back Swedish green energy company Northvolt by news that it produced its first battery cell at the end of the year
Few back cutting edge technology with the passion of Marc Andreessen, best known for his $18
India’s thriving family office community is piling into private markets to tap into attractive returns, with Indian start-ups and VC funds comprising 18% of their overall portfolio allocation, according t…
Ceniarth, an impact-first family office founded in 2013 by Diane Isenberg, is planning to mobilise the entirety of its portfolio and transition away from public market investments into impact-first funds…
With a legacy that stretches back to the late 1700s and the time of the 10th US president, John Tyler, the Thompson family is one of Richmond, Virginia’s oldest families. 
Mankekar Family Office, the Mumbai-based single-family office of Professor Shivanand Shankar Mankekar, appears to be applying its stock-picking prowess to India’s vibrant start-up market this year.
Adam Rockefeller Growald, son of Eileen Rockefeller Growald (the great-granddaughter of the oil tycoon), is hoping to bring the world of financial wizardry into the environmental realm by securitizing…