January 15, 2016 |
Family offices in Latin America are achieving greater degrees of sophistication and clearing new paths into the regional and global financial markets. As they look to grow assets under management and diversify portfolios, a range of instruments is drawing their attention and capital.
A number of factors have driven the growing presence and visibility of these institutions. Economic development and the commodities boom spurred the creation of wealth in the region, and companies behind families’ wealth thrived. These businesses then drew interest and cash from foreign investors.
“When owners sold and cashed out, this generated important liquidity for individuals and families, triggering the ne
Latin American family offices are increasingly emerging in different corners of the financial markets, as they recalibrate their investment strategies in a bid to maximize wealth