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GIST News

Learning from the next generation – European Family Office Forum

Learning from the next generation – European Family Office Forum – Nov 5th GIST are pleased to announce that one of the case studies within our 2020 Global Impact Report: A Power for Good, will be featured and brought to life in person through an hour-long, live interview with Kurt & Victoria Engelhorn, moderated by […]

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Social finance and social investment.

Social finance and social investment: helping communities down through the ages and during Covid-19 The concepts of social finance and social investment are seen as new, but in fact are one of the oldest form of philanthropy. Take Thomas Firmin’s response to unemployment and destitution following the Great Fire of London in 1666 and the […]

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Health is made at home – hospitals are for repairs.

COVID-19 has told us that health is made at home – hospitals are for repairs. Our partner Lord Nigel Crisp, the former head of the English NHS, the world’s largest health system has written the following article on health and human flourishing. Nigel is featured in this year’s Investing for Global Impact Report: A Power […]

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Join GIST at the virtual Global Women’s Forum

Join GIST at the virtual Global Women’s Forum – Nov 18th-19th. As the world is lurching towards an unknown new normal with the pandemic, the Women’s Forum’s mission to redesign a more inclusive world becomes even more urgent and critical. When diversity might be at risk of losing its momentum worldwide, now is the time […]

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“What do family offices and foundations want from social investment?”

“What do family offices and foundations want from social investment?” “What do family offices and foundations want from social investment?” This is a question answered by Megan Taylor and Gamil de Chadarevian of GIST Initiatives Ltd, in a new book “Demystifying Social Finance and Social Investment” to be published by Routledge on 29 October. You can pre-order this […]

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In the news – IFGI 2020 Report

In the news – IFGI 2020 Report Our 2020 Investing for Global Impact Report was launched on the 13th of October and we are very pleased to have received so much media attention. So far we have been referenced on over 100 platforms, including; Reuters, Bloomberg TV, Investment International, Investment Week, and more. “High net-worth […]

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Family Offices News

(in Partnership with Campden Wealth)

  • Billionaire Ray Dalio to set up family office in Singapore Ray Dalio, founder of the world’s largest hedge fund, is the latest billionaire to open a family office in Singapore. […]
  • The growing global $344 billion legal cannabis market is maturing, attracting sophisticated capital and proving attractive for family office investors seeking returns, says Chrystal Capital Partners. Kingsley Wilson (pictured above), […]
  • The future looks even more uncertain than usual. Normally uncertainty translates into lower asset prices. But not this time. And with the prices of all assets buoyed by abundant liquidity, […]
  • Private markets—an opportunity to support the transition to a low-carbon and climate resilient world, whilst providing financial rewards In the midst of a coronavirus pandemic, investors have been exposed to […]