At the start of 2018, most metrics showed Hong Kong's real estate market on track for a record showing. Instead, investment dipped 27 percent by end of the year.
In China, where fortunes were created more recently, control is only now starting to be handed to the second generation, many of them women.
For decades the U.S. was the world's startup leader, spawning a generation of companies, especially in technology, that went on to become world leaders. Silicon Valley is looking over its shoulder at China, and for good reason: 16,000 companies are born there every day.
The Family Office Bullish On Asia, Its 'Wave Of Investment Opportunities' | Sasha Bernier, SVP, Cheltenham Investments | Q&A
Sasha Bernier is the senior vice president and investment committee member of Cheltenham Investments, a single-family office seeking to invest opportunistically in real estate. In this interview, he discusses why he thinks blockchain will have a major impact on real estate investing; why he encourages investors to study Asia and its tidal wave of investment opportunities; and how his academic background in law informs his approach to the markets.
Private equity investors are taking a fresh look at Southeast Asia as the US-China trade war threatens to shake up the global supply chain. Valuations of companies have been rising this year as investors anticipate that manufacturers may shift parts of their production out of China.
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. is shutting two hedge funds run by senior executives based in Asia. The funds, which together manage about $1.4 billion in assets, were run by these Goldman Sachs partners.
Larry Haverty, the managing director of LJH Investment Advisors, and CNBC's Michael Santoli talk investing in China after Goldman Sachs reports that venture capital funding in Asia surpassed North America for the second consecutive quarter.
Hedge fund manager Steven Cohen is bringing his passion for tech startups to Asia, along with his checkbook. Point72 Ventures is starting to evaluate prospects on the continent after putting millions of dollars into startups in the Americas and Europe.