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  • January 20, 2018
    Many of the world’s most successful businesses are run by multigenerational families. Christian Dior, Peugeot and Lego are three prominent examples.
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  • December 13, 2017
    By most standards, toymaker Peter Levi's handover of the family business to sons Mark and Jonny was a great success – but even he admits there is never really a "right" time.
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  • October 30, 2017
    Family businesses are complex relational environments. Younger family members are finding their feet in their own careers while older family members carry a wealth of experience.
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  • October 17, 2017
    It shouldn't be long until the BRW 2017 Richest Families in Australia list is released. In the meantime here is a re-visit to the Top 10 Richest Families In Australia List.
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  • October 02, 2017
    Worldwide spending on artificial intelligence and big data will reach the tens of billions by 2025. Michael Finnigan finds out what family-run operations need to know about the rise of the robots.
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  • August 23, 2017
    Family businesses are the backbone of the Australian economy, employing more than 50 per cent of the workforce. They also face unique challenges, with the dynamics of family relationships adding to the complexity of running a business.
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  • August 15, 2017
    Mixing family with business can be tricky, but there are certain frameworks that can be put in place to reduce tensions when disagreements arise.
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  • July 18, 2017
    Just like any other business, a family business will need funding from time to time. Usually, this will be to fund growth, but it might also be necessary to manage liquidity for transitions.
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  • June 13, 2017
    Successfully engaging the next generation in a family business often depends on how well the parents accommodate the personal objectives of their children.
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  • May 30, 2017
    This is a great article by Clare Ansberry in the Wall St Journal. 7 in 10 baby boomers plan to work past the age of 65, where do their children fit in? “At what point does the senior generation reap the reward of all their work? When do they retire?” Often, he says, the answer is never."
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  • April 18, 2017
    The skills needed to manage family wealth are very different from the entrepreneurial skills needed to generate wealth in the first place. As a result, many families delegate the management of financial capital to accountants and wealth managers.
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  • March 08, 2017
    Let’s open up a discussion about family businesses — and what the future holds for them — by digging into the fundamental marriage between our personal and professional worlds.
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