The Aftermath of an IPO – What Families in Business Ought to Know Before They Go Public

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...
400-Year-Old Dutch Family Business: Royal Tichelaar Makkum

400-Year-Old Dutch Family Business: Royal Tichelaar Makkum

For hundreds of years the Tichelaar family has been running its family business originating in the very North of The Netherlands. In family ownership...
Ajmal: The Scent of Success

Ajmal: The Scent of Success

In 1951, the Ajmal family business started like many others with the ambitious vision of its founder. Ali Ajmal worked his way up from...
Meet Jordan’s Largest Family Business, the Nuqul Group

Meet Jordan’s Largest Family Business, the Nuqul Group

The Nuqul Group is the largest privately owned company in the Kingdom of Jordan with many operations in the MENA region and North America....
Family Business Driving Growth in Qatar – Nasser Bin Khaled Holding Co.

Family Business Driving Growth in Qatar – Nasser Bin Khaled Holding Co.

Over 50 years ago, Sheikh Nasser Bin Khaled Al Thani founded what was to become a thriving family business. The Nasser Bin Khaled Holding...
RPG Group: An Indian Family Business of 50,000 Employees

RPG Group: An Indian Family Business of 50,000 Employees

Since the early 19th century the Goenka family has been passing entrepreneurial spirit and a growing business legacy from generation to generation. RP Goenka's...
Securing a Lasting Legacy of Greatness in Family Business Succession

Securing a Lasting Legacy of Greatness in Family Business Succession

Image Source: Pixabay via Pexels The issue of succession is critical for any family business. Yet research shows that few have in place a clear...
Lessons from Kuwait

Lessons from Kuwait

Interview with Salah Al Wazzan The Nafais Holding Company (KSCC) and its subsidiaries in Kuwait employs more than 2500 people in different areas, ranging across...
Van der Lee: 400 Year Old Dutch Family Business in Ropemaking

Van der Lee: 400 Year Old Dutch Family Business in Ropemaking

Ropes, since prehistoric times, have been of importance in construction, seafaring, exploration, sports and communications. But what does a piece of rope exactly consist...
Succession Planning in GCC Family Businesses

Succession Planning in GCC Family Businesses

Insights from H.E. Dr. Omar Bin Sulaiman, Governor of Dubai International Financial Centre Family-controlled businesses, the second largest shareholder after the government, form the umbrella...