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November 2016

We held our last Investment Club of the year this month, with James Montier beginning the morning with a fascinating talk.

September 2016

We had a great turn-out at our Autumn Investment Club, where James Caan CBE spoke over lunch after the morning's presentations. 

June 2016

Guests were treated to a fascinating and dynamic talk from our keynote speaker James Cameron, who discussed Impact Investing & Climate Change at our Summer Investment Club this month.

April 2016

Our St George’s Day Investment Club was a great success; we had a very topical and enlightening talk over lunch from our keynote speaker the Rt Hon Iain Duncan Smith MP regarding BREXIT at The Caledonian Club. Guests also enjoyed presentations on:

“Private equity lower mid markets - long term outperformance!”

"A Business Eco-system for the Rural Indian Economy"

“The investment case for platinum: an update”

"Finding value in 2016 in UK Real Estate. What are the current trends affecting UK real estate, what strategies should you be considering to unlock value in today’s market."

"What can European long/short funds add to your portfolio?"

March 2016

The Global Partnership Family Offices' Gulf Week concluded with another excellent British Polo Day at the Dubai Polo and Equestrian Club. Global Partnership Family Offices invited 50 guests to enjoy a delicious lunch, exciting polo and after-party at the superb club. 

After 7 days together, this really was the best way to finish the week, allowing guests to relax and enjoy the day whilst strengthening relationships, both old and new. We'd like to thank all who attended and contributed to such a wonderful two weeks.

March 2016

Another exciting week for Global Partnership as our second week in the Middle East took place in the fabulous city of Dubai.

Tuesday morning’s round table event welcomed a great turn of principals and family office executives. With presentations ranging from private investments in Dubai, India and Africa, the wealth of knowledge and interest in global economics sparked engaging and thought provoking discussions.

To celebrate such a successful day, guests enjoyed a champagne reception on the rooftop bar of the Four Seasons Hotel, overlooking the impressive skyline of the city, followed by a world class dinner.

Full of motivation after Tuesday’s events, GPFO guests dominated the beach volleyball event on Wednesday, entering two teams as well as providing an army of supporters. Dressed in GPFO team kit, two keen teams entered the tournament, only to play each other in the semi finals.

After several days in the cities of both Abu Dhabi and Dubai it was a welcome break to head out to the Dubai desert in vintage Land Rovers for an unforgettable evening.  With an astoundingly intimate falconry experience, followed by an authentic Bedouin dinner at a desert camp and a fantastic fire display, the evening provided guests of Global Partnership Family Offices the opportunity to enjoy each others company in an incredibly unique setting.

March 2016

Global Partnership Family Offices spent a wonderful two weeks in the Middle East for ‘British Polo Day', beginning in Abu Dhabi on Friday 18th March with a tense Eton v Harrow cricket match.

Day two saw Global Partnership enjoy a superb black-tie evening at the Ghantoot Racing and Polo Club, the private royal polo ground of HH Sheikh Falah bin Zayed Al-Nahyan on Saturday 19. As ever, this was a unique and truly memorable experience with unparalleled company.

Business minds were switched on for Sunday morning's round table event, where both local and international speakers discussed the UAE's economic climate.

The day was brought to an end in the magical setting of the beachside West Wing Gazebo restaurant at the Emirates Palace, where Global Partnership guests dined in private, under candle light, enjoying one of the finest fish menus Abu Dhabi can offer.

February 2016

We had a very intriguing line-up at our first Family Office Solutions Forum event yesterday morning, held at the lovely RAF club. This was a very enjoyable event with some fascinating discussions on Cyber Security, Reputation Management/Dealing with Media and bespoke insurance solutions for private clients.

January 2016

We had a great start to 2016 with our New Year Investment Club, where we were joined by Andrew Feldman, the Rt. Hon. the Lord Feldman of Elstree, who gave a fascinating talk to our guests over lunch at The Caledonian Club. Prior to this, we also had a range of interesting presentations on:

“Vietnam: Shining in the Gloom”

“Hope for the best, prepare for the worst: Investing for 2016 and beyond”

“Investing in a support services company in East Africa”

“Global Market Outlook”