Silvercrest, the second fastest-growing family office in our ranking, has to keep both clients and investors happy: Its shares trade on public markets.
Steeped in the romance of classic cars, Simon Kidston arranges the sale of very expensive ones. Now, he’s launched an index to give enthusiasts an edge.
The Crown Estate, which generates a tidy income for Queen Elizabeth II, owns chunks of London’s West End and vast swaths of rural Britain.
Cavernous vaults of Bordeaux and Burgundy vintages sit in an old munitions dump deep below gently rolling English farmland.
Prayuth Chan-Ocha, the general who runs Thailand, wants to turn once unruly border regions into zones of economic prosperity.
In high-security locations around Hong Kong, Alan Chuang has amassed a fabulous art collection.
Brunello Cucinelli—whose cashmere sweaters can sell for $3,000 or more—is crafting a gentler life for his employees in the village of Solomeo.
Irrigation canals still flow full in the Imperial Valley, and the farmers know California’s thirsty cities will someday come to claim that treasure.
Warren’s eldest son is a farmer, photographer, environmentalist, author, businessman, board member, world traveler, and volunteer deputy sheriff. He’s also a philanthropist who's investing billions to solve some of the world’s biggest problems.
When it comes to marketing bubbly, being affiliated with a lifestyle or a cultural touchstone matters more than taste.
For Cliff Hartono, it was a surreal moment. In October 2012, he was standing on a Wyoming hilltop, a hotbed of fossil discoveries. Dotted with Angus cattle, horses, and deer, the landscape was a world away from London’s Canary Wharf, where only a month earlier, surrounded by six computer screens, he had been selling exchange-traded funds at Credit Suisse Group.
Cheyne Pace’s Yale Capital is this year’s fastest-growing registered investment adviser, thanks to master limited partnerships and other money-conserving strategies.
For Avant’s Al Goldstein, being the quickest online-loan startup to lend $1 billion isn’t that cool. He wants his 2½-year-old company to be worth $100 billion, on the scale of Bank of America or Citigroup. “Our long-term vision for Avant is to build the Amazon of financial services,” says Goldstein, 34. “The opportunity is massive.”
Airlines are upgrading their wine cellars to woo passengers to first and business classes.
The $51 billion institutional shop's CEO says his firm's math-based approach to investing enables it to pick up gains from stock price swings.
The Philippines has notched the fastest growth since the 1970s and avoided the emerging-markets meltdown. Can the next president keep the momentum going?