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.
The sale of Drambuie, a Scottish alcoholic drink, might seem like the end of a story but in fact the drinks business is ever-more owned by families.
the Indian conglomerate's decision to invest in underfunded infrastructure projects is a perfect fit - more families should do something similar.
Why is Warren Buffett relaunching businesses under the Berkshire Hathaway name? Perhaps because he doesn't want to land his successors with embarrassing comparisons.
Confusion surrounds the goings-on at the Italian luxury group, but the intention is clear - to ensure succession to the next generation.