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Family office advisors can now deepen specialist skillsets with skills map by IBF and MAS

The Institute of Banking and Finance Singapore (IBF) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has launched a skills map for family office advisors to deepen specialist skillsets, in

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The resilience of family-controlled business groups: Survival of the unfit?

(July 9): The Covid-19 pandemic has been a black swan event. It has resulted in an existential challenge for many firms.

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Singapore gets new multifamily office with launch of Envysion

SINGAPORE (Mar 12): A new multifamily office with about US$300 million ($420 million) in assets under advisory has established itself in Singapore, aiming to attract wealthy clients and private ban

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Billionaires are being minted at a slower pace in Asia, but the demand for professionals to manage their wealth remains strong, as contingencies have to be considered.

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CSOP aims to fill product gap with its family office offerings

SINGAPORE (Dec 13): Hong Kong-based CSOP Asset Management set up an office in Singapore just two months ago.

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UOB launches 'The Business Circle' to help next-generation leaders of family businesses fast track growth

SINGAPORE (Sept 11): United Overseas Bank (UOB) on Wednesday launched The Business Circle, an initiative to prepare the next generation leaders of Asia’s family-led firms to run their businesses.

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A US$15 bil oyster sauce family plots to survive 1,000 years

(Aug 30): Lee Kum Sheung invented oyster sauce by accident when he overcooked some bivalves 130 years ago, conjuring the sweet-and-salty condiment that would become a staple of Cantonese cuisine.

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Patek Philippe generations

(Sept 2): “In 2018, I travelled to Geneva to celebrate Philippe’s 80th birthday. It was just the two of us. When we posed for this picture (below), he turned to me and said, ‘Woah Henry.

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SMU survey highlights challenges for family businesses to grow and secure capital

SINGAPORE (Aug 17): A new survey on Singapore family businesses reveals that these businesses found it challenging to grow in spite of Singapore’s small market size. 

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Consistent performers amongst SGX's family empire-linked plays

SINGAPORE (June 11): SGX lists at least 24 companies and two trusts associated with seven business empires run by some of Singapore’s richest families.

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