It is a term that is slowly gaining credence in the investment community: stranded assets. Put simply, the expression refers to an asset that has become obsolete or has ceased to perform in your portfolio.

It is a term that is slowly gaining credence in the investment community: stranded assets. Put simply, the expression refers to an asset that has become obsolete or has ceased to perform in your portfolio. 

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Family-controlled banks Pictet and Lombard Odier have left behind a dated corporate structure by transitioning from an unlimited to a limited liability partnership, a family wealth lawyer says.

A New York family office is one of several investors entering a $40 million financing deal with agriculture-technology firm FarmLink, which provides big data to crop farmers so they can benchmark and improve productivity.

A New York family office is one of several investors entering a $40 million financing deal with agriculture-technology firm FarmLink, which provides big data to crop farmers so they can benchmark and improve productivity.  

Business-owning family members become less focused on financial wealth with age and increase the value they place on relationships within the company, new research out of the US has revealed.

A second-generation chief executive who was ousted from family business supermarket chain Market Basket in June has now bought out the cousin who removed him the top spot in a $1.5 billion deal.

A second-generation chief executive who was ousted from family business supermarket chain Market Basket in June has now bought out the cousin who removed him the top spot, in a $1.5 billion deal.

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Harnessing the collective power of family capital is not a new concept. But One Thousand & One Voices is adding a twist: calling on families’ sector expertise and intellectual firepower to super-charge emerging market SMEs. Just don’t call it impact investing. 

With the ability to create everything from human organs to houses, 3D printing is being touted as one of the next big disruptive technologies. CampdenFB looks at whether family offices can mint any money from the industry

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Shares in US holding company Berkshire Hathaway could provide an “interesting alternative” for family offices that are currently turning to private equity funds and direct deals for long-term returns, a private investment adviser says.

Most people wouldn’t fancy tapping into a beverage bottled in the time of Napoleon, but the longevity of liquors means some of the rarer tipples can pull extraordinary prices among well-heeled consumers.

Most people wouldn’t fancy tapping into a beverage bottled in the time of Napoleon, but the longevity of liquors means some of the rarer tipples can pull extraordinary prices among well-heeled consumers.

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