Family Capital looks back at some of the big stories, themes, and developments in 2017
Gradually family businesses are hiring women to be their non-family CEO – here are six them
Corporate venturing is something more family businesses are doing – and it is interesting family offices
Family businesses having been traditionally against selling to outsiders, but that thinking is changing
Not all startups want to sell quick – some want lasting businesses
Collectively, this family has more family offices than any other family
Could something called the Lindy Effect help to understand why family businesses often survive for so long?
Privately-controlled businesses are all the rage these days. And much of their popularity is being driven by family enterprises
Tax on inheritance is a big indication of where family businesses thrive the most
A next gen gives his views why
Blending investment with philanthropic efforts might sound a smart idea but few family offices are doing so
Family offices are more vulnerable to cybercrime than many other financial groups, but what can they do to make them less vulnerable?
Most families that have effectively addressed the challenge of engagement pursue what pioneering family business scholar Ken Moores refers to as the “Big Tent” approach…but what exactly is it?
Some of Europe’s wealthiest business dynasties are backing a variety of start-ups around the world
“We find they’re not good fiduciaries. They’re in the business of collecting management fees”
Family offices are embracing impact investing – here are ten of them
As the role of family enterprises continues to grow in the world economy, having a senior role at these businesses is shaping a new type of CEO – those that have a proven track record of working with family owners.
Here is an interesting thought to ponder – family businesses that bear the name of their owners outperform those that don’t
There looks to be a bubble growing fast in the world of private capital investing and it could go the same way as the hedge fund industry did after the financial crisis
According to Family Capital’s list of 500 family offices, there are only seven from China
It might come as little surprise given the wealth of the country, but Swiss listed family businesses outperform not only non-family businesses but also family businesses in the rest of the world
Dual-class stock structures are beneficial for the economy because they allow families to stay in control of their companies while holding just a minority of the economic value of the family company
Reluctant in the past, European family offices and family groups are now increasingly backing startups
Whether true or not, blue bloods in America and aristocrats in Europe have a reputation of blowing fortunes – but not all of them
Pablo Isla, the CEO of Inditex, has just been nominated as the best boss in the world by the Harvard Business Review
Family Capital spoke to investment principals at five single-family offices about what they will be keeping an eye on in 2018
Cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings are stirring up a lot of interest among investors and family offices – here are some thoughts from an investor