Chinese family offices have their sights set on seizing opportunities in Southeast Asian nations like Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, and the Philippines. Specifically, they are focusing on domestic manufacturing, tech supply chains, and digitalization. Their strategic focus lies in harnessing the potential of these regions for growth and innovation.
New economy industries driven by digitalisation and decarbonisation trends such as green tech, AI, biotech and agritech are also capturing their interest. On the real estate front, they're showing a preference for markets in Singapore, Australia and the UK, as well as US and Hong Kong.
Interestingly, they're leaning towards public markets due to their liquidity, understandability and lower counterparty risk. While keeping their roots firm with concentrated ownership in domestic Chinese private equity.
In a nutshell, it's all about diversification, new economy sectors, public markets and real estate in developed markets, with a touch of home. Reference: https://www.asianinvestor.net/article/where-are-chinese-family-offices-in-singapore-investing/491764