Today I was speaking in a panel on Private Equity, at the European Alternative Investment Summit at the Fairmont Hotel in Monaco. The summit is a quite interesting annual event, bringing together institutional investment and private wealth management industry professionals from throughout North America and Europe for three days of engaging discussions on a wide… Continue reading European Alternative Investment Summit
‘‘In a world where it seems no-one agrees on anything, a world where politics divides, religion divides, and race and even cultural borders seem to divide, dignity is something that everyone can agree on." – Global Dignity Day founders (HRH Crown Prince Haakon, John Hope Bryant and Prof. Pekka Himanen) On Saturday, on his first… Continue reading Meeting Obama and Delivering on Africa´s Promise
Last week I attended the Opal Group’s annual European Family Office & Private Wealth conference in Geneva and was one of the panellists on a panel discussion about the world’s emerging markets. The conference was very well attended and a huge success, I thought. There was an incredible spirit amongst all participants and the Opal… Continue reading Opal Group European Family Office & Private Wealth conference, Geneva 2013
The EDGE is a one-day forum in Monaco that was held on 11 April 2013. The event was designed to promote innovative and socially conscious business models, in line with the strong commitment of HSH Prince Albert II to encourage “the Global responsibility of Entrepreneurs for a sustainable development.” The EDGE featured value-added seminars and… Continue reading William Jimerson from Musa Capital speech at The EDGE in Monaco
Last year we received some fantastic news. It seems that the UN’s first Millennium Development Goal of cutting the 1990 extreme-poverty rate in half by 2015 has already been achieved. This means that the proportion of people living in extreme poverty (living on $1.25 or less a day) has been reduced from 43 % in 1990… Continue reading Millennium Development Goal achieved – What’s next?