Family Office Exchange (FOX) has announced Oakleigh Thorne (CEO of Thorndale Farm, LLC and Co-President of Blumenstein / Thorne Information Partners, LLC), a highly successful family office investor with 20 years of experience as a direct investor since the sale of a fourth generation family business, Commerce Clearing House, will be the keynote speaker at the event 2015 FOX Global Investment Forum, to be hold on September 10th at the Harvard Club in New York City. Thorne will be giving his first person story about family office investment strategy post-liquidity event, as well as examples of current portfolio companies, including Gogo Inflight Internet.
The Forum features top family speakers, including private equity legend Wilbur Ross, chairman and CEO of WL Ross & Co., who will discuss the current investment climate and identify strategies for uncovering contrarian, value-oriented investments; Michael A. Cole, President and Daniel J. Rauchle, CIO of Ascent Private Capital Management, who will address how to frame and discuss an investment program with multi-generational families; Stuart Porter, founder and CEO of Denham Capital, who will discuss investment opportunities in energy such as oil and gas as well as renewables; The Head of Impact Investing for the World Economic Forum USA, Abigail Noble, who will lead a breakout session on impact investing in the family office; And George Loening, CEO of Select Equity Group, will speak at a breakout session on taking a 25 year time horizon in private equity.
Wealth owners, CIOs and investment decision makers in a single family or multi-family office are invited to attend. For full agenda and registration information, you may use this link