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'Thrive in Abu Dhabi' programme launched to encourage global talent, investors to build their futures in the emirate

'Thrive in Abu Dhabi' programme launched to encourage global talent, investors to build their futures in the emirate

Talented professionals and students, plus investors, in priority sectors, are being encouraged to set down roots with their families in Abu Dhabi as part of a new programme that supports the emirate’s strategy to develop key areas such as culture, healthcare, research and development (R&D) and real estate.

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Why performance needs to be more than just about financial return for family office investors

Why performance needs to be more than just about financial return for family office investors

By Matt Braithwaite, Private Client Partner and Jack Martin, Private Client Solicitor, Wedlake Bell LLP –  Family offices are increasingly wanting to invest in stocks and funds that are both profitable and reflective of social values. The types of investing fulfil these aims: Environmental, social and governance (ESG); socially responsible (or ethical) investing (SRI); and impact investing. According to The Global Family Office Report 2020 over a third of family offices surveyed intended to allocate most of their portfolios in this way over the next five years.