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The Northwood Perspective

Looking back to the Winter 2009 issue of The Northwood Perspective, a newsletter geared toward the interests of our clients, friends and colleagues.

Articles in this issue:

Chairman’s Message: Let’s Hope Next Year is Better

The most frequent comment in Christmas cards and New Year’s greetings I received over the past few weeks was – “Let’s hope 2009 is better than 2008.” I couldn’t agree more…

Swimming Naked

As Warren Buffett once said, in reference to major insurers’ inadequate protection from catastrophes after Hurricane Andrew: ‘When the tide goes out, you can tell who has been swimming naked!’…

2008 – A Year of Emotion and Upheaval

Whether as part of our jobs or out of personal interest, many of us have followed the U.S. credit crisis and can recite the events in great detail…

Evaluating Investment Managers

The past year has been one of the biggest tests most investment management firms have ever faced…

Black Swans and Improbable Events

This past summer, I read Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s now-famous book called The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable. If you haven’t had a chance, it is an interesting read, particularly given the events of the past year…

Read the Winter 2009 Issue

Tom McCullough

Tom McCullough is Chairman and CEO of Northwood Family Office, which looks after the investments and integrated financial affairs of wealthy families with $10 million or more. He teaches ‘The Management of Private Wealth’ in the MBA program at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, and is also co-author of the books, Family Wealth Management and Wealth of Wisdom: The Top 50 Questions Wealthy Families Ask.

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