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Most Read Practitioner Articles (January – June 2014)

This week’s edition features the most read Practitioner articles by month from January – June. January Alternative to Private Equity: Partnering with the family office François M. de Visscher When the Ball Gets Rolling, It’s Easier to Score a Goal: Key performance indicators Yirhan Sim February Using an ESOP for Shareholder Liquidity: The Lawrence Welk experience … Continue reading

Thoughts from a Fellows Lunch
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Thoughts from a Fellows Lunch

This week’s issue is a provocative summary of an FFI Fellows Lunch held in Boston in June. The topic? What would be “most helpful” to the field in the next 10-15 years. Continue reading

Evolution in Thinking About Generational Transition in Family Enterprises
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Evolution in Thinking About Generational Transition in Family Enterprises

In this issue of The Practitioner, FBR editor Pramodita Sharma puts the oft quoted 30-13-3 statistic on family enterprise longevity into its historical context and provides new thinking and research on how to understand and plan for generational transitions in family enterprises. Continue reading

Governance as Evolution: The consequences of mega trends on family business governance
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Governance as Evolution: The consequences of mega trends on family business governance

Governance is a perennial topic in the field of family enterprise. For new paradigms and insights read “Governance as Evolution: The consequence of mega trends on family business governance” here by guest bloggers Alexander Koeberle-Schmid, Denise Kenyon-Rouvinez and Ernesto J. Poza. Continue reading