Succession, Governance and Strategic planning, not economic headwinds, will hold Middle East family businesses back from growth

91% of Middle East Family Business Have No Formal Succession Plan

Despite economic uncertainty, almost two thirds (64%) of family businesses have grown over the past year, according to a new global survey conducted by...
The Incredible Legacy of the Ford Family

The Incredible Legacy of the Ford Family Business

The Ford Motor Company is not just one of the world’s industrial icons, but is also one of the most successful examples of a...
Brother Against Brother: The Not-so-friendly Brothers of Friendly's

The Not-so-friendly Brothers of the Friendly’s Family Business

It is a classic American success story. Two brothers with a shared love of ice cream start a family business that grows into an...
The Legendary Rise and Decline of the Vanderbilt Family

The Legendary Rise and Decline of the Vanderbilt Family Business

The Vanderbilt family has earned their place as one of the great financial dynasties in American history. With a fortune rooted in the birth...
Next generation opportunity for UK family businesses

Next Generation Family Business Members Seek Greater Involvement

Next generation family leaders are preparing for their future roles by calling for increased involvement, greater responsibility and more spaces to learn within their...
Inside the $40 Billion L'Oréal Family Feud

Inside the $40 Billion L’Oréal Family Business Feud

L'Oréal is an international tour de force of the beauty industry. For decades, its products have been at the forefront of face, skin, and...
1 Billionaire, 4 Wives, and a Casino Empire – The Story of Stanley Ho

1 Billionaire, 4 Wives, and a Casino Empire – The Stanley Ho Family Business...

From the outset, the entire situation seemed untenable – one man, four wives, 17 children, prolonged health issues, and a $4.8 billion fortune. If...

[Review] Asking the Right Questions for Preserving Family Legacy

Finding a good counselor has never been an easy task. But finding one who is willing to tell you exactly what you need to...
Tips for Finding a Family Office That is Right for Your Family

Tips for Finding a Family Office That is Right for Your Family

Interview with Ida Beerhalter, co-head of IOME, a private investment partnership of women principals from the Gulf region with its head office in Riyadh, KSA. What...
Adult Adoption: The Secret of Japan's Hundred Year Old Companies

Adult Adoption: The Secret to Japan’s Hundred Year Old Family Businesses

Running a family-owned corporate entity is a double-edged sword – equal parts blessing and curse. On the one hand, many family owned businesses have...