Tag Archives: Family Offices


10 Top Women in Family Offices & Wealth Management That Will Motivate You globally

by David Drake   There is no doubt that women have the power to revitalize economic growth, but this power has yet to be fully optimized. The reason for this could be several factors, among them are: how difficult it can be to access capital, a lack of motivation due to wage difference between them and their male counterparts, and […]

7 Subtle Mistakes that Cripple Family Office Management

  by David Drake   Family office management can be both rewarding and challenging at the same time. For beginners, families can be overwhelmed by the sense of liability and complexity that is associated with wealth management especially when it has to extend across generations. Whether these offices are self-managed or coordinated by outsourced managers, there is always an astonishing […]

Global Trends in Family Offices #3: Investing in the Diversity of Asia

By David Drake (Note: This article is the third  in a series on Global Trends in Family Offices Investments.) Asia has shown more robust economic growth than anywhere else in the world. According to IMF WEO Data, GDP grew to 6.3% in 2013 and is expected to grow to 6.5% in 2014, compared to 2.7% and 3.1% for Latin America/Caribbean, 1.6% […]

Global Trends in Family Offices #1: Investing in the Eurozone

By David Drake  (Note: This article is the first in a series on Global Trends in Family Offices Investments.) The current economic move towards recovery is expected to continue at a modest pace over the coming months due to growing domestic demand, according to 3 leading European think tanks. Ifo of Germany and its French and Italian counterparts all made […]

Investment Outlook 2014: Are you Ready to Race with Stallions?

By David Drake, The Soho Loft   The year 2014 will be full of change and innovation in the finance and investing landscape as many newcomers will enter the game of finance. Here are some of the changes and trends that we see for the year 2014:   1. JOBS Act   SEC will try to make it clear for […]