A brewery may seem an unconventional playground for a child, but Warsteiner’s ninth-generation CEO Catharina Cramer practically grew up at the family business.

NEWS & ANALYSIS

Primark, the budget fashion chain owned by the Weston family's Associated British Foods (ABF), is setting up shop in the US.

Primark, the budget fashion chain owned by the Weston family's Associated British Foods (ABF), is setting up shop in the US.

Only a month after he was promoted co-chief operating officer at 21st Century Fox, James Murdoch has added the role of board member of an advertising start-up to his résumé.

Only a month after he was promoted co-chief operating officer at 21st Century Fox, James Murdoch has added the role of board member of an advertising start-up to his résumé.

A social media platform for wealthy families has targeted the same demographic that uses its service to raise €1.2 million to fund its growing advisory division and establish a new arm that will offer advice on social impact investing.

A social media platform for wealthy families has targeted the same demographic that uses its service to raise €1.2 million to fund its growing advisory division and establish a new arm that will offer advice on social impact investing.

Solaris, like many Polish family businesses, is still in its first generation, but the family behind it says there is little chance of a public listing anytime soon, as luring investors would see them take their eye off the ball of their core business – manufacturing buses.

Investment

A San Francisco family office that invests on principles first and profit second has entered a joint equity partnership in a social impact property development in Las Vegas, as construction picks up in the US gambling and resort city.

Almost 60% of high net worth investors feel bullish about the investment outlook over the next 12 months, according to a new survey, the highest confidence has been since the global economic crash of 2008.

Family Office

Entrepreneurship has blossomed in Poland since the fall of Communism, but it remains to be seen if these new businesses will become long-term family companies.

Emma Marcegaglia, co-chief executive of her family's eponymous steel company, has been appointed chairwoman of Italy's largest state-owned company, following a shake up of state-owned firms by Italy's new centre-left government to try and change the country's masculine corporate culture.

Emma Marcegaglia, co-chief executive of her family's eponymous steel company, has been appointed chairwoman of Italy's largest state-owned company, following a shake up of state-owned firms by Italy's new centre-left government to try and change the country's masculine corporate culture.  

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