Some big name families are making investments in the sector

So-called family blockholders are also more likely to be a problem

The agent-principal conflict can often be at its most pronounced with those big direct investments

There is growing awareness of the importance to European economies of family businesses

A prominent Silicon Valley investor is backing entrepreneurs looking to start companies that last 100 years and more

Webinar with Family Capital and a private-equity specialists from a single-family office 

But the sector in the region is being held back because of a lack of talent 

One of the world’s biggest family-based private equity groups raises funds from outside institutions for the first time