Family Capital

All to often family business stories only get reported when there is a family feud, and families are rarely given credit when things go right. That should change. 

The collapsed Portuguese bank was a victim of “diworsification”, a superficial spreading of risk that really only concentrated it. 

South Korea’s family-controlled conglomerates are becoming increasingly unpopular, and Hyundai’s decision to splurge $10bn on land is another jaw-dropping error. 

When it comes to raising money, firms are looking beyond the tried-and-tested tactics and embracing new and exciting ways of raising cash. 

The Dutch brewing giant has rebuffed a takeover attempt and reaffirmed its commitment to family ownership – much to the joy of shareholders.  

Ana Botin has made a textbook move to head up the Spanish bank that her father turned into a powerhouse, and other families could learn a lot from it. 

Flotations are extremely popular at the moment and of course they bring many benefits but many families are not ready for the scrutiny that they bring. 

Flotations are extremely popular at the moment and of course they bring many benefits but many families are not ready for the scrutiny that they bring. 

The man who runs the huge Indian Godrej conglomerate tells Family Capital that he has one thing on his mind: expansion. 

Ferrari is being floated by Fiat-Chrysler, but it won’t lose the family spirit under the Agnelli’s stewardship.