Smart Money: Family Offices Turn to Private Placements


April 21, 2012

Family offices and high net worth individuals are increasingly interested backing entrepreneurial and industrial companies to control risk, protect wealth but still be able to invest in growth, reports CampdenFB.


It is a change for families who felt that they could make good returns in alternatives investing passively through funds, says the report. It worked for a few years, but the financial crisis market maturation has made such assets less attractive to knowledgeable investors. The article concludes that the “smart money is going private”.

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