European family offices get the Bono habit 31/03/2015 Private equity is generally considered to be the riskiest asset class. Nonetheless, and contrary to the conventional wisdom that wealth preservation is the guiding star of wealth management, this has not deterred the very rich from securing exposure to private equity in the pursuit of higher returns.
A very scary statistic from China 15/03/2013 It is well-known fact of life that the number of mutual funds exceeds the number of stock market listed firms in the US. A similar state of affairs probably exists in the UK and other European markets as well.
But here’s a really scary statistic from China, courtesy of Pantheon International Participations plc, a London-listed private equity fund.