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February 17, 2022

The co-founder and president of leading blockchain specialists GDA Capital talks to us about getting started in digital asset investment, the perfect working day and what keeps him up at night.

A serial entrepreneur with a history of bringing disruptive technology to market, David Shafrir is the co-founder and president of GDA Capital, an advisory firm specialising in helping blockchain companies to scale globally, with a particular focus on cryptocurrency, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and the Metaverse.

Where are you right now?
I am based in Toronto. Currently I’m in our offices in downtown Toronto.

February 16, 2022

For nearly three decades, Dr. Werner Tschollar has been at the forefront of the pharmaceutical, biotech and financing industries. With a humanitarian approach to life and a savvy head for business, he has parlayed his extensive credentials and experience into a series of innovative products and treatments that have changed the quality of life for countless people.

For nearly three decades, Dr. Werner Tschollar has been at the forefront of the pharmaceutical, biotech and financing industries. With a humanitarian approach to life and a savvy head for business, he has parlayed his extensive credentials and experience into a series of innovative products and treatments that have changed the quality of life for countless people.

February 14, 2022

The chairman and chief executive officer of private investment family office Fidia Holding talks to us about the asset classes he’s focussed on, what influences his investment decisions and how he spends his downtime.

The chairman and chief executive officer of private investment family office Fidia Holding talks to us about the asset classes he’s focussed on, what influences his investment decisions and how he spends his downtime.

February 10, 2022

American family offices oppose a disclosure plan by the US Treasury Department, Nintendo founders’ family office bolster their mission to invest in Japanese business with a new acquisition, and Walmart heir’s global impact platform further pledges to clean up the seas.

American family offices oppose disclosure plan by US Treasury Department

Ultra-wealthy families are claiming they will be “Uniquely susceptible” to theft, fraud and kidnapping if a proposal by the US Treasury Department requiring American companies to disclose identities of their beneficial shareholders goes ahead.

February 2, 2022

An early-stage venture capital firm, a medtech company providing tools for laser ablation in cancer treatment and a maritime assets outfit will exclusively present to qualifying family offices and private investors at the virtual Campden Wealth Funds & Direct Investments Event on February 10, 2022.

An early-stage venture capital firm, a medtech company providing tools for laser ablation in cancer treatment and a maritime assets outfit will exclusively present to qualifying family offices and private investors at the virtual Campden Wealth Funds & Direct Investments Event on February 10, 2022.

 

 

February 1, 2022

Ex-head of BioNTech brothers' family office builds his own business, American business advisory firm Hightower makes a strategic investment and Sir John Beckwith's family office appoints a new asset management chairman.

Head of the BioNTech brothers' family office leaves to build his own business

Helmut Jeggle [pictured], the head of Thomas and Andreas Struengmann's family office Athos, has left to advance his own family office after purchasing stakes in firms alongside the twin brothers.

January 27, 2022

A prominent young, next-gen woman who is safeguarding her family’s wealth while carving her own niche as the head of an impact investment company, Melissa Sesana Grajales is undoubtedly one to watch.

A prominent young, next-gen woman who is safeguarding her family’s wealth while carving her own niche as the head of an impact investment company, Melissa Sesana Grajales is undoubtedly one to watch.

It wouldn't be untrue to say that Melissa Sesana Grajales' family fortune was predicated on a wild leap of faith.

January 21, 2022

Founding partner of venture capital firm Lakestar Klaus Hommels and former Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi discuss the outlook for Europe and how politics can help it achieve sovereignty in financing and technology.

Founding partner of venture capital firm Lakestar Klaus Hommels and former Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi discuss the outlook for Europe and how politics can help it achieve sovereignty in financing and technology.

For Europe to remain powerful amid the changing geopolitical landscape, maintaining hegemony in financing technological advances is required. Creating a vision is not enough. To power growth, we need both passion from politicians alongside practical means to plug a funding gap for the new generation of companies.

January 20, 2022

The life of Lord Myners remembered in heartfelt tributes, Simon Nixon family office principal leaves to expand vertical farming business and Wildcat Capital Management further expands car wash holdings.

Tributes pour in for Lord Paul Myners, after ‘Tower of strength’ in financial crisis dies aged 73

Lord Paul Myners, a former UK treasury minister, City stalwart and director of multi-family business Rockefeller Capital Management, has died at the age of 73.

Lord Myners served under Labour prime minister Gordon Brown for two years until 2010. Appointed as the City minister in the treasury during the 2008 financial crisis following the collapse of Lehman Brothers, he assisted in the subsequent billion-pound bank bailout package.

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