Family office administration wasted on inefficient reporting: FOX
ALEX BURKE  |  FRIDAY, 27 MAY 2016
Family offices are spending up to 75% of its time on reporting due to inefficiencies, according to research from the Family Office Exchange.
Boomers driving interest in PAFs
MARK SMITH  |  TUESDAY, 17 MAY 2016
Baby boomers are driving an increase in the establishment of private ancillary funds (PAFs) following liquidity events such as the sales of a business, according to national accounting and advisory firm William Buck.
Financial services lend spotlight on nation's leading philanthropists
MARK SMITH  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 MAY 2016
A former super fund chief executive, a technology venture capitalist, a private wealth management expert and a financial services company CEO joined forces to uncover some of the country's outstanding philanthropic initiatives.
Majority of family offices move to direct investing: FOX
ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 21 APR 2016
Over two thirds of US family offices (69%) are currently engaging in direct investing, according to the 2016 Family Office Exchange Global Investment Survey.
Blue Sky funds Australian wine venture
DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 5 APR 2016
Blue Sky Venture Capital has financed the first capital raise for wine website Vinomofo, committing $25 million to support overseas growth for the Australian business.
Melbourne and Perth to receive a $25m arts education initiative
WHITNEY FITZSIMMONS  |  FRIDAY, 1 APR 2016
The Packer Family Foundation and Crown Resorts have announced an eight year commitment to a new arts education initiative in Perth and Melbourne.
Charities must go corporate or face extinction: Koda
MARK SMITH  |  FRIDAY, 18 MAR 2016
Australian charities must make corporate-minded changes or risk facing extinction, according to wealth manager Koda Capital.
Wilson AM commits to Pledge 1% philanthropy movement
MARK SMITH  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 MAR 2016
Wilson Asset Management has joined Pledge 1%, a global corporate philanthropy movement that commits to donating 1% of product, 1% of equity, or 1% of employee time to improve communities around the world.
HLB Mann Judd launches estate planning
DARREN SNYDER  |  THURSDAY, 4 FEB 2016
Superannuation funds have been ramping financial advice services but they are not likely to enter the underdeveloped estate planning market in the near future.
Belabouring the labour market stats
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 11 DEC 2015
Measurement and sampling ("rotation") issues suggest that the Australian labour market is definitely not strong as what the seasonally adjusted numbers indicate.
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