Welcome to the Q4 edition of Wealth & Finance International Magazine. As always, every issue we endeavour to provide fund managers, institutional and private investors with the very latest industry news in the traditional and alternative investment spheres.

It wasn’t too long ago that the world seemed on the edge of an ‘imminent’ recession, escalated on the back of trade wars, Brexit uncertainty and unrest. While all of these are very much still a part of the daily news cycle, markets have remained resilient. Indeed, as of writing, we’ve just had one of the largest ‘Merger Mondays’ for some time. A good sign, even if the idea of a recession hasn’t exactly receded from view. The world ticks on. Deals are still secured. Business carries on regardless.

Within this issue we’ve spotlighted just a few of the last quarter’s deals, recruitment news, and the latest research from State Street Global Advisors.

Meanwhile, Aspen Consulting Team are our cover story for this edition of the magazine. In their own words, Thomas and Edgell Pules explain their exceptional work helping successful families flourish by addressing major financial and emotional concerns. Read inside to find out more.

Whatever the next decade brings, the world of wealth and finance will surely tick on, new deals with be created, new talent will emerge, and innovation will serve as the key to overcoming whatever challenges lie in wait.

Here at Wealth & Finance we sincerely hope that you enjoy reading this issue and, as always, we look forward to hearing from you.