Do Family Offices Invest in Emerging Managers?

Do Family Offices Invest in Emerging Managers?

by Richard C. Wilson & Family Offices Group Association Team

Question: Do Family Offices Invest in Emerging Managers?

Answer: Yes, family offices do invest in emerging managers.  Although through our conversations with family office managers, we’ve found a strong preference for experienced fund managers with a proven, multi-year track record and a relatively high asset level.  However, many family offices will invest in a select few emerging managers that they believe have the talents and skills to eventually run a world-class hedge fund or other investment fund.

In the following video recorded in Zurich Switzerland, Richard Wilson covers four ways in which family offices will invest in emerging fund managers.  While it is certainly difficult to raise capital from family offices as an emerging fund manager, many family offices are open to the idea or even actively evaluating emerging managers and investing capital in their young funds.

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