To take back control isn’t the only reason driving buyouts…but it’s a big one

The move by the son of one of the world’s greatest investors proves the point


But is demand much greater than the supply of such companies?

The move reinforces the family orientation of the group that has investments in some of Europe’s best-known brands

Family offices are often too driven by trying to create a portfolio of “pristine” direct investments…but they could be missing out on other deals

The principal might have the vision, but that’s often not shared by the management…

Dragonfly Therapeutics could be big…and make its investors a pretty sum

Midwest America is fast becoming a centre for family business finance

There will be a certain irony if private equity money becomes the biggest source of finance for family businesses…

The investments will compliment already big stakes in tech companies