Christopher Page
Calling time on hedge funds
  |  In Blogs
Based on a recent survey by alternatives researcher Peltz International, hedge funds typically represent 11% of family office portfolios - but this may change soon. Why? Because the most commonly ... Read more

Trusted Family
Societal impact
  |  In Philanthropy
We recently held a workshop with a number of our families on how to engage family members using societal impact. These were some of the themes that came out. Read more

Christopher Page
Eggs, baskets and family offices
  |  In Blogs
One of the most appealing parts of running a family office is the freedom to go it your own way - but this can have its downsides. As reported in the Family Office Exchange's 2016 Global Investment ... Read more

Mark Smith
Bridging the gap
  |  In Cover Story
Named one of TIME magazine's 100 most influential people, Ariel Investments president Mellody Hobson is fast establishing herself as one of the most compelling figures in the global finance ... Read more

Christopher Page
Award winners shine a light on Australia's growing philanthropy sector
  |  In Blogs
Earlier this month, we announced the winners of the 2016 La Trobe Financial Standard Philanthropy Awards, which recognise the real-world achievements of substantial Australian philanthropic ... Read more

Stephen MacDonald
The value of women
  |  In Investment Strategy
The term 'Glass Ceiling' is one with wide currency. A Google search of the term delivers over 50 million results. Yet oddly, amongst these, the Oxford Dictionary defines the Glass Ceiling as ... Read more

Alex Dunnin
More to philanthropy than many people realise
  |  In Blogs
Although Australian cricketer Shane Warne may not realise it, his charitable foundation has done the not-for-profit and philanthropic sector a huge favour. This is because he showed many people ... Read more

Mark Smith
Harnessing the power of alternative beta in a modern portfolio
  |  In Investment Strategy
With higher fees, lower liquidity and ever-transforming risk profiles, traditional hedge fund strategies are attractive to only a handful of institutional investors. But with fixed income markets ... Read more

IOOF Technical Services
When charitable giving makes "tax-effective sense"
  |  In Philanthropy
For some, charitable giving is part of a lifelong mission to help others and goes far beyond donating clothes or making small, one-off donations to support a favourite cause. For these people ... Read more

John Mcleod
Trends and innovations in PAFs
  |  In Philanthropy
Private ancillary funds, or PAFs, started life as part of a Howard government response to improve philanthropy in Australia. Since the first funds were established in June 2001, the number of PAFs ... Read more

Elaine Jackson
Handing over to the next generation
  |  In Succession Planning
Typing "succession planning" into Google will generate approximately 8.1 million search results. Obviously, there is a high level of interest in the topic, both from the baby boomer ... Read more

Nicholas Cregan
Concentrating in risk and the equity investor
  |  In Investment Strategy
Investors often wish to distill the idea of risk into a checklist of financial equations and Greek alphabetical letters, with a view of quantifying the unquantifiable. Risk is popularly defined ... Read more
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US and China family office giants to collaborate
21 October 2016, 12:40pm
Two major family offices in China and the US have discussed an ongoing collaboration. Read more
Findex brings family office to the masses
20 October 2016, 12:33pm
Findex has launched an integrated wealth management service aimed at bringing the family office model out of the domain of the ultra-rich. Read more
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Myer Family Investments will renew its board after its October 18 annual general meeting. Read more
Equity Trustees restructures philanthropy
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