Family offices seem to love private equity more than ever. There is also a current debate over to what extent FOs invest directly in the space themselves, competing with some of the houses and squeezing fees. The article is editor's choice of the week.
This week FWR examined the trend of family offices' enthusiasm for private equity and a debate on to what extent they are both users of the asset class and encroaching on private PE firms' territory. This is an issue to remain in the frame in coming months.