This week we’re delighted to welcome HBG Research Associate Rachel Dakarian to the Intelligent Edge. Rachel and Elizabeth Roma will be presenting on July 28th at the APRA International Conference in Nashville, TN. I asked Rachel to give us a glimpse into their topic, and now I can’t wait to see the presentation! Follow Rachel on Twitter at @Rachel_Dakarian.
Just when, exactly, did the “fasten seatbelt” sign turn on? 2016 has been an unexpectedly bumpy ride so far and we should prepare for ongoing turbulence. You might think we data junkies would be harder to spook after acclimating to the never-ending squawk of the 24-hour news cycle, but the constant stream of real-time information provided by social media continues to simultaneously help and hinder our ability to decipher signal from noise. [Read more…]
It’s here! The 20th anniversary Capgemini World Wealth Report is now available to be downloaded and discussed.
As in previous years, the Report’s high-beam focus has been on global high net worth individuals (HNWIs); their distribution geographically as well as the distribution of their assets, the world markets and how performance has affected portfolios in the past year, and what HNWIs need from their investment managers. [Read more…]
This week we welcome back HBG Senior Researcher Kenny Tavares to the blog. Earlier this year, Kenny and fellow HBG senior researcher Elizabeth Roma shared their extensive research on family offices in a podcast. In this week’s article, Kenny shares more about the legislation affecting hedge funds and family offices, and how this could impact the philanthropic landscape.
With Halloween approaching, the time is right for a scary topic! Pull up a chair and let me tell you about the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, aka Dodd-Frankenstein. Wait, no, sorry. I meant Dodd-Frank. [Read more…]