Arab Family Business Succession

Family Business Succession in the Arab World – Turning a Challenge Into an Opportunity

In the context of family business, the topic of succession is considered a problem child. Many families dread the transition period from one generation...
By Appointment To Her Majesty - Family Business and the Royal Warrant

By Appointment To Her Majesty – Family Business and the Royal Warrant

Royal warrants of appointment have been issued for centuries to tradespeople who supply goods or services to a royal court or certain royal personages....
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Family Business Going Across Borders: The Story of Zamil Steel

Intra-Arab investment is still scarce and its growth is relatively slow compared to overall regional FDI growth. Yet, by taking a closer look, we...
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Mission Statements in the Family Business: Why Write a Mission Statement?

Interview with Jay Hughes and Barbara Hauser: A Mission Statement is a declaration of what the family’s goals are and what they want to achieve. Many...
3rd Generation Family Business Challenges, Solutions, and Opportunities

3rd Generation Family Business Challenges, Solutions, and Opportunities

Insights from Hani Al Zubair, Director at The Zubair Corporation Statistics show that only a very small percentage of family businesses survive beyond the 3rd...
Family Business Life Cycle

The Family Business Life Cycle

The story of a family business is unique. Its peculiarities will depend on the mentality of the family, circumstances, the economy at large, and...
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A Family Office Success Story: The Al Habib Holding Company

When family businesses reach a certain size and level of wealth, the challenges for the business and the family become more complex. The management...
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The Al Fozan Success Story

Interview with Abdullah A. Al Fozan, Al Fozan Group, KSA The Abdullatif & Mohamed Al Fozan Company, also known as the Al Fozan Group, is...
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Sustainability in Construction – Zamil Group Holding Company

The Al Zamil family business began its story in Saudi Arabia a little over 80 years ago. The family name has since spread throughout...
Success on a Family Business Board

Success on a Family Business Board

Q&A with Marylise Abou Haidar Sinno When did you join the family business board and what is your current role? I joined our family holding in...