Alex Dunnin
More to philanthropy than many people realise
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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

Brad Simmons
The 10 most common mistakes of family office investors
I am often struck by how overwhelmed families are by the complexity and sense of burden that comes with managing wealth across generations. Whether they have taken on the responsibility for ... Read more

Gordon Brown
The importance of macro investing
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

Christopher Page
A role model for young professionals
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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan recently announced they would transfer 99% of their shares in the social network, worth about $45 billion, to a vehicle that will take ... Read more

Stephen MacDonald
The value of women
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

Nicholas Cregan
Concentrating in risk and the equity investor
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

Mark Smith
Harnessing the power of alternative beta in a modern portfolio
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

David Knowles
Investing for non-profits - 10 essential questions
"What counts, in the long run, is not what you read; it is what you sift through your own mind; it is the ideas and impressions that are aroused in you by your reading" ? Eleanor ... Read more

John Mcleod
Trends and innovations in PAFs
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

Anna Hacker
Seven deadly sins of estate planning
Developing a comprehensive and well-thoughtout estate plan is the only way of ensuring someone's wishes are carried out after their death but too many people are still getting it wrong. It may ... Read more

Jessica Tasman-jones
How to market a family business
Visit Shibuya Crossing in Japan, or Times Square in New York and it's overbearing: bright billboards fighting for attention. But for all the ubiquity of brands, many people would be hard pressed to ... Read more

Wiebe van der Laan
Selling the family business
A family business is a journey - challenging, rewarding and often unpredictable. Should you decide to sell the business - often a daunting decision - careful planning and skilled execution are ... Read more
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