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November 16, 2018

Bombardier to cut 5000 jobs in restructuring, Thailand conglomerate Charoen Pokphand Group bids for rail project, and Volkswagen in talks with Ford to invest in self-driving unit Argo.

Bombardier to cut 5000 jobs in restructuring

Canadian aerospace giant Bombardier is to cut 5,000 jobs as part of an effort to streamline operations and reduce costs.

Bombardier said the 7% reduction of its workforce over the next 12 to 18 months will save the company about $250 million a year by 2021, with the job cuts mostly coming from the company’s engineering and management ranks.

November 15, 2018

The increasing number of wealthy families requiring multijurisdictional services has pushed two of the world’s largest commercial multi family offices (CMFO) to sign a strategic alliance following two years of discussions.

The increasing number of wealthy families requiring multijurisdictional services has pushed two of the world’s largest commercial multi family offices (CMFO) to sign a strategic alliance following two years of discussions.

The agreement will see UK-based Stonehage Fleming provide international family office, trust, and investment services to clients of Glenmede in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) throughout its 11-office network.

November 14, 2018

The overwhelming majority of family businesses in Asia have experienced technological disruption, but less than half are ready to adapt to the advent of big data, artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, renewable energy or robotics.

The overwhelming majority of family businesses in Asia have experienced technological disruption, but less than half are ready to adapt to the advent of big data, artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, renewable energy or robotics.

While more than 60% of families took steps to understand the nature of disruptive technologies, only one-third have developed a clear perspective on the future direction for their own industry, a new report by Lombard Odier found.

November 13, 2018

Ray White Group has grown from one man and his shed in Australia’s backblocks to an international property powerhouse. Nicholas Moodymeets third-generation co-chairman Brian White

Ray White Group has grown from one man and his shed in Australia’s backblocks to an international property powerhouse. Nicholas Moody meets third-generation co-chairman Brian White

The heart of Australasia’s largest real estate agency sits not among the soaring steel and glimmering glass of Brisbane, Sydney, or Melbourne’s high-rise skylines, but in a humble tin shed in Crows Nest, a small Queensland town, 150km north-west of Brisbane.

November 12, 2018

Alternative finance providers are plugging the gap for businesses let down by banks and traditional funders with the UK industry worth more than £5.7 billion in 2017. Andrew Thomson, chief executive, discusses how London Capital & Finance is harnessing innovation in funding business.

Alternative finance providers are plugging the gap for businesses let down by banks and traditional funders with the UK industry worth more than £5.7 billion in 2017. Andrew Thomson, chief executive, discusses how London Capital & Finance is harnessing innovation in funding business.

November 9, 2018

Best practice education, unique networking opportunities and peer-to-peer insights were enjoyed by families and their family offices at the latest Campden European Family Office Conference in London this week.

Best practice education, unique networking opportunities and peer-to-peer insights were enjoyed by families and their family offices at the latest Campden European Family Office Conference in London this week.

Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the continent’s leading family office conference was held for the first time in the historic Royal Society on 6-7 November 2018, and attended by principals, family members and senior executives from 150 true single family offices.

November 8, 2018

Family businesses are being urged to define, strategise and raise public awareness of their guiding principles to give themselves the edge over competitors, especially in an uncertain world.

Family businesses are being urged to define, strategise and raise public awareness of their guiding principles to give themselves the edge over competitors, especially in an uncertain world.

November 7, 2018

MG Capital specialises in New York’s unique luxury residential market. In our Q&A, founder and chief executive Eric Malley outlines why his firm’s real estate niche is so popular with global investors

MG Capital specialises in New York’s unique luxury residential market. In our Q&A, founder and chief executive Eric Malley outlines why his firm’s real estate niche is so popular with global investors

MG Capital has specialised in luxury residential property in Manhattan for almost 20 years, what makes it a unique market for investors?

November 6, 2018

Private equity accounts for 22% of the average family office portfolio worldwide and interest is rocketing among families, a new study by Campden Research says.

Private equity accounts for 22% of the average family office portfolio worldwide and interest is rocketing among families, a new study by Campden Research says.

The new Private Equity Investing and Co-Investment Activity by Family Offices report, released today, said interest in the asset class in the family office community continued to grow, driven mainly by outsized returns and the availability of opportunities “that are deemed superior to those within public equities”.

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