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Jean Keller, Quaero Capital
From Comment March 29, 2022

Private View Blog: Could Russian attack herald a brighter future?

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine may lead to an even more divided world, but there is also a chance it could mean a thaw in Sino-US relations, a united Western world and even provide common ground for Republicans and Democrats, argues Quaero Capital’s Jean Keller  

Charlotte Thorne, Capital Generation Partners
From Comment February 18, 2022

Private View Blog: Why direct investing is the wrong approach for most private equity investors

Direct investing is not easy to do well and most investors looking to access private equity markets would be better off taking the fund approach, argues CapGen’s Charlotte Thorne

Ming-Jer Chen
From Comment February 8, 2022

Private View Blog: Four reasons behind the volatility of China’s billionaire list

The Chinese government’s communist-oriented, top-down policies firmly guide the country's capitalist engine, writes Ming-Jer Chen 

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From Comment January 27, 2022

Private View Blog: Can Ukraine survive as an independent state?

Russian troops may be mobilised along its borders and Crimea occupied, but Ukraine has a long history of bouncing back from adversity

Didier Duret
From Comment December 2, 2021

Private View Blog: How three global crises ended investors’ free lunches

It has become harder to generate returns and manage portfolio risk, but innovative solutions can bring success, argues Didier Duret

Alice Wang, Quaero Capital
From Comment November 18, 2021

Private View Blog: Korea’s cultural wave makes global splash

South Korea’s film, TV and music scene is reaching around the world, bringing huge benefits to the country’s economy

Nicolas Roth, REYL & Cie
From Comment October 29, 2021

Private View Blog: Private markets are not a panacea for yield-starved investors

Private markets may be becoming more mainstream but would-be investors must be aware of what they would be getting into

Didier Duret
From Asset Allocation / Thematic Investing October 14, 2021

Private View Blog: What is wrong with private banks' approach to thematic investing?

Client portfolios loaded with thematic investments tend to be highly correlated. It is time for a new approach, argues Didier Duret

Ylva Baeckstrom
From Wealth Management / Business Models September 23, 2021

Private View Blog: Time for the financial industry to jettison the jargon

Banks may be offering videos and dictionaries to explain the complexities of financial terminology, but it would be much better to simplify the language

Yves Bonzon, Julius Baer
From FinTech September 9, 2021

Private View Blog: Embracing crypto-assets is both an opportunity and sound risk management

Crypto-assets will remain volatile for a while, but investors should be making small allocations nevertheless, argues Yves Bonzon

James Chen
From Comment August 5, 2021

Private View Blog: Philanthropic capital the only way to achieve the SDGs

Private philanthropic capital has the power to truly change lives as it is able to take risks to solve complex social problems

Harry Burnham, Raymond James
From Comment July 15, 2021

Private View Blog: Investing across the generation gap

If wealth managers embrace the opposing world views of people in different stages of life then they will ultimately provide a more well-rounded service to all clients, argues Harry Burnham from Raymond James

John Canady, National Philanthropic Trust UK
From Comment July 2, 2021

Private View Blog: Shared charitable values bring US and UK closer together

While philanthropy in the US and UK may take very different forms, the two countries also have much in common

Antoine Loth, VALK
From Comment June 24, 2021

Private View Blog: Blockchain, tokenisation and private markets – the $200tn opportunity

Private markets have been slow to digitise. It is time to press ahead

Alice Wang, Quaero Capital
From Comment June 17, 2021

Private View Blog: Can Beijing boost China’s birth rate?

It will take a change in culture, not law, for the Chinese to embrace bigger families, argues Quaero Capital's Alice Wang

Ian Woodhouse, Orbium Consulting Practice
From Comment June 10, 2021

Private View Blog: The democratisation of wealth in Europe

The mass affluent market, previously somewhat neglected in Europe, is now in vogue, as wealth services become more readily available to all via digital channels

Yuri Bender web
From Comment May 20, 2021

Private View Blog: How the Bill and Melinda story transformed wealth management

Whether through their philanthropic foundation or through the idea of investing with purpose, Bill and Melinda Gates provided an example to private banks and family offices

Francois Savary, Prime Partners
From Comment May 18, 2021

Private View Blog: Back to reality for the Middle East

Donald Trump claimed he had solved the problems between the Arab nations and Israel. Nothing could be further from the truth, argues François Savary, CIO of Prime Partners

William Woodson, Boston Private
From Comment May 6, 2021

Private View Blog: Don’t blame family offices for sins of the individual

Family offices are, in essence, simply extensions of private individuals, and blaming these institutions for the investment activities of their founders is missing the point

Yuri Bender web
From Wealth Management / Private Banking March 18, 2021

Private View Blog: Citi's reshuffled leadership hopes to pull ahead of rivals

Citigroup’s new CEO Jane Fraser sees rich pickings in the high net worth space but does it have the adviser numbers to carry it off?

Yuri Bender web
From Comment January 28, 2021

Private View Blog: Biden presidency will be defined by Chinese challenge

The new president has a bulging in-tray, but the relationship between Washington and Beijing is arguably the most important

Michael O'Sullivan
From Comment January 14, 2021

Private View Blog: A putsch too far

The storming of Capitol Hill was just the latest in a series of events which leaves the US’s international reputation in tatters

Didier Duret
From Wealth Management / Family Offices November 26, 2020

Private View Blog: Accelerating change in family offices

Family offices are changing as they respond to the economic effects of the coronavirus, the rise of ESG investing and make increased use of outside experts. While they may present challenges to traditional asset managers, these changes are creating opportunities for family offices

Michael O'Sullivan
From Comment November 12, 2020

Private View Blog: Time for the US to reflate, repair and redirect

Joe Biden’s administration will approach the economic and geopolitical challenges of the day in a very different manner to his predecessor

Agnes Chen, head of Asia Pacific at CSC Global Financial Markets, talks to PWM about key trends in Asian wealth management and how wealthy families are adapting to a fast-changing environment.

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