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These Family Business Successors Have Built Businesses Bigger than Their Inheritances

These Family Business Successors Have Built Businesses Bigger than Their Inheritances

Nov 14. 2019 For most family businesses, wealth preservation is a key focus of a succession plan. But some successors go far beyond simply preserving their family’s wealth. These entrepreneurial next-gen leaders...

A $100 Million Mission to Alleviate Human Suffering: Q&A With Evolve Foundation’s’ Bo Shao

A $100 Million Mission to Alleviate Human Suffering: Q&A With Evolve Foundation’s’ Bo Shao

Nov 12. 2019 China’s Shao Family deployed $100 million in a unique non-profit focused on combating loneliness, purposelessness, fear and anger through technology. “I know a lot of very wealthy people and ma...

Cash, Real Assets and Private Deals: How Family Offices Are Preparing for 2020

Cash, Real Assets and Private Deals: How Family Offices Are Preparing for 2020

Nov 7. 2019 “The world has gone mad and the system is broken,” said billionaire hedge fund manager Ray Dalio in an article he posted on LinkedIn this week. Dalio’s sense of trepidation about the global econo...

Eco-Friendly Resorts Emerge As Core Impact Investment for Wealthy

Eco-Friendly Resorts Emerge As Core Impact Investment for Wealthy

Nov 6. 2019 Combining tourism with sustainable development goals has surfaced as a new investment avenue for family offices and wealthy investors seeking to make an impact. ...

Sustaining a Legacy Across 5 Generations: Q&A With Holdun’s Brendan Holt Dunn

Sustaining a Legacy Across 5 Generations: Q&A With Holdun’s Brendan Holt Dunn

Nov 1. 2019 When Sir Herbert Holt emigrated from Ireland to Canada in 1873, he laid the foundation for what would someday become one of North America’s largest family-owned corporations. Sir Holt’s Montreal Li...

How Family Food Businesses Stay Ahead of Grocery Chain Behemoths

How Family Food Businesses Stay Ahead of Grocery Chain Behemoths

Nov 1. 2019 North America’s retail industry has become a case study for rapid disruption. Now dominated by major players like Amazon, Walmart and Costco, mom-and-pop grocery chains are increasingly rare. However...

The Complicated Dynamics of Firing Relatives from a Family Business

The Complicated Dynamics of Firing Relatives from a Family Business

Oct 30. 2019 Layoffs and workforce restructuring are commonplace across corporate America. However, the dynamics of letting an employee go are fundamentally altered when the company is a family business and the em...

Impact of Tax Act on U.S. Top Tier Real Estate

Impact of Tax Act on U.S. Top Tier Real Estate

Oct 30. 2019 Family offices and private investors have been grappling with a steadily declining luxury and prime real estate market across the U.S. While this downturn has been driven by a number of factors, the 2...

Family Offices Chase Cybersecurity Investment Opportunities as Digital Risks Amplify

Family Offices Chase Cybersecurity Investment Opportunities as Digital Risks Amplify

Oct 25. 2019 Family offices have been turning their attention to cybersecurity startups as the need for better digital protections accelerates....

Family Offices and Tech Startups Sprout in Indonesia as Wealth Grows

Family Offices and Tech Startups Sprout in Indonesia as Wealth Grows

Oct 25. 2019 Indonesia is increasingly becoming a venture and direct investment hub as the nation’s wealthiest entrepreneurs launch family offices and get proactive....

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