The Future of Family Offices

Recent poor investment performance in global markets coupled with potentially stricter regulatory restrictions, have left many existing family offices debating the effectiveness and efficiency of their current structure. The question going forward is how best to preserve assets in times of greater volatility and uncertainty.

How the Euro Affects Your Investments

Alan McKnight, the director of global investment strategy at Balentine, said taking on currency exposure adds the risk that movements in the currency can influence the overall value of the asset regardless of the underlying characteristics of the asset.