But the sector in the region is being held back because of a lack of talent
Business owning families aren’t looking for outside investors
A lack of disclosure and transparency at Middle East groups means that getting access to credit is difficult.
Conflicts are breaking out much more among the members of family-controlled companies when the patriarch dies
The Qatari ruling family, the Al Thanis, seem to be rapidly changing their country’s sovereign wealth fund into a vast family office. But their secrecy means their intentions are far from clear.