Issue 9, Jan 2011 – Family Business IPO

Issue 9, Jan 2011 – Family Business IPO

Articles

Family Business2FamilyBusiness Case Study: Born Entrepreneur

Image Source: Porapak Apichodilok from PexelsIn this issue’s FamilyBusiness2FamilyBusiness case, HbN, innovative leader and 3rd generation member of a family business active in shipping, is confronted with his eldest son's clear inclination towards entrepreneurship....
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Family Business Profile: Mouawad – A History of Brilliance

The impressive phenomenon of successful successions from fathers to sons for over 120 years cannot go unnoticed in the world of family business. With the fourth generation now in charge, the Mouawad family’s history...
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Global Family Business Trends – The PwC Family Business Survey

Many things have changed in the last couple of years; however, the fact that family businesses are predominant in numbers as well as economic impact has remained a constant in economies around the world....
Majlis - Heart of Middle East Family Businesses

Majlis – The Heart of Middle East Family Businesses

 Adorned with an abundance of cushions and carpets, smelling of coffee and oud, the majlis constitutes an integral part of the lives of Middle Eastern people. The concept of the majlis, an area of...
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Family Business Interview with His Excellency Mohammed Al Zubair, Zubair Corporation

His Excellency Dr. Mohammed Al Zubair bin Ali, Adviser for Economic Planning Affairs to His Majesty the Sultan of Oman, has been an icon in Oman's development for over 40 years. His contributions to...
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The Aftermath of an IPO – What Families in Business Ought to Know Before...

As financial markets gradually regain confidence after the recent financial crisis, talk of IPOs is once again gaining currency in business circles. This is true in Asia and Europe, and certainly the Middle East....
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IPO Communication – Getting the Story Right

No other financing method requires as radical a change from a company as an Initial Public Offering (IPO). By going public, a company voluntarily decides to step into the limelight and subject itself to...