You cannot ignore it anymore, COVID-19 has changed the lives of people dramatically in the last months worldwide. Governments are trying their utmost to mitigate the spread of the Coronavirus in order to contain it in a better way. In reality this reflects in staying at home as much as possible for most people.
Finding the right banking partners can make your life as a Family Officer a lot easier. Your custodians perform a number of services that you rely on, on a daily basis. For transactions, investment advice, compliance and reporting. The data the custodians create and distribute should be the foundation of your financial management, consolidated reporting and monitoring systems. The quality of that data is key.
And here, as with most things in life, not animals are created equal.
I recently read an interesting report from the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) on 'How to Efficiently Manage a Client Base within a Private Bank' and it was clear that the Silicon Valley axiom: innovate or die has gone unheeded in the industry. In short: The one-size-fits-all approach combined with execution of their platform-related activities, mean hard times are coming -- unless they can find a way to embrace technology in more creative ways.
It’s difficult to get through the financial news these days without seeing or hearing the words Socially Responsible Investing (SRI), Impact Investing, Ethical Investing or any number of their offshoots. Whether it's wanting funds to support schools in Africa that educate girls, helping economically challenged kids afford to go to college, or making sure their money is contributing to environmental projects, it’s clear to Check6 that investors are more and more concerned not just with how much their investments are making them monetarily, but how that money is being made and how that reflects on their moral and ethical position in the world. This is being seen in the growth of such investments over the last year alone. As the most recent Global Impact Investors Network (GIIN) estimates show from its annual survey, there is now 228 billion USD in impact investing assets, which is nearly double that of last year.
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