Jesse Friedlander

Jesse Friedlander, CFA, is co-founder and chief investment officer of Des Voeux Partners, a multifamily office that manages intergenerational wealth. His areas of interest include macroeconomics, geopolitics, language and culture.
Jesse Friedlander
Jesse Friedlander, CFA, is co-founder and chief investment officer of Des Voeux Partners, a multifamily office that manages intergenerational wealth. His areas of interest include macroeconomics, geopolitics, language and culture.

Latest from Jesse Friedlander

The View | How the extradition bill crisis threatens Hong Kong’s currency peg to the US dollar

The extradition bill risks undermining Hong Kong special status in the eyes of the international community. Any change could lead to a flight of capital, which would in turn threaten the city’s currency.

27 Jun 2019 - 10:43PM

The extradition bill risks undermining Hong Kong special status in the eyes of the international community. Any change could lead to a flight of capital, which would in turn threaten the city’s currency.

How the extradition bill crisis threatens Hong Kong’s currency peg to the US dollar
Opinion | How the arrest of Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou may mark the start of the great China-US technology decoupling

China’s military and technological gains on the US mean that nations globally may soon have to choose between Western and Chinese tech.

27 Dec 2018 - 2:38PM

China’s military and technological gains on the US mean that nations globally may soon have to choose between Western and Chinese tech.

How the arrest of Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou may mark the start of the great China-US technology decoupling
Opinion | How can Hong Kong keep its cultural spirit burning bright? Be like the French, start a Cantonese Academy

Hong Kong has the potential to become a cultural hub for Cantonese speakers. It should take a leaf out of France’s book and start an academy to promote and protect the Cantonese language and culture.

5 Dec 2018 - 8:14PM

Hong Kong has the potential to become a cultural hub for Cantonese speakers. It should take a leaf out of France’s book and start an academy to promote and protect the Cantonese language and culture.

How can Hong Kong keep its cultural spirit burning bright? Be like the French, start a Cantonese Academy
The View | Chinese demand for offshore property investment will rebound – with or without a trade war

US-China trade tensions are largely irrelevant to Chinese seeking offshore diversification and, in the longer term, the factors that are causing the recent slowdown will also ease.

7 Aug 2018 - 10:27PM

US-China trade tensions are largely irrelevant to Chinese seeking offshore diversification and, in the longer term, the factors that are causing the recent slowdown will also ease.

Chinese demand for offshore property investment will rebound – with or without a trade war
China vs Google, Facebook and other US internet giants: a lesson in internet oversight for the West

While the US government is playing catch-up with the globally powerful companies of Facebook, Google and others, Beijing’s tight grip on cyberspace appears to be paying off.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

While the US government is playing catch-up with the globally powerful companies of Facebook, Google and others, Beijing’s tight grip on cyberspace appears to be paying off.

China vs Google, Facebook and other US internet giants: a lesson in internet oversight for the West
Hong Kong must join China to lead the bitcoin revolution, or be left in the dust
What Hong Kong can learn from Puerto Rico, an American ‘SAR’
Four ways for Hong Kong to become a leader in technology, instead of always playing catch-up
With Exxon Mobil boss Tillerson as top US diplomat, Trump’s new approach is ready to roll
Whether its president Trump or Clinton, Asia needs to prepare for the good, the bad and the ugly
Are Hong Kong’s best days behind it, or can it remain a top city?