Racing? So passé. Eventing? So last season. Dressage is the equestrian sport getting the wealthy chomping at the bit, and more newcomers than ever are ready to spend big to get involved.

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Heading to university in the US, Hussain Al Alawi, 33, got a taste of the highflying lifestyles of some of his classmates. But with a father unwilling to bankroll such extravagance, the third-gen got entrepreneurial

Canadian fourth-gen Paul Sobey, of the eponymous multi-billion-dollar family empire, is following in the footsteps of his father, becoming chancellor of Nova Scotia’s Saint Mary’s University.

Wisconsin family business Trek Bicycle Corporation has been pulled into the political crossfire of the US midterm elections, after a family member running for governor has come under attack about her tenure at the manufacturer.

Primogeniture is no longer the norm when it comes to succession planning, a new family business report reveals, with daughters and younger siblings worldwide increasingly taking up executive positions.

Features

Racing? So passé. Eventing? So last season. Dressage is the equestrian sport getting the wealthy chomping at the bit, and more newcomers than ever are ready to spend big to get involved.

Her family’s business changed the world of travel, but while the rest of the clan have their sights set on the skies, Danielle Ryan is taking the road less travelled with her new luxury publishing, film and fragrance business.

Her family’s business changed the world of travel, but while the rest of the clan have their sights set on the skies, Danielle Ryan is taking the road less travelled with her new luxury publishing, film and fragrance business.

Family Office

As one of the fastest growing groups of impact investors, family offices will benefit from the recommendations of a G7 taskforce seeking to unleash the sector’s $1 trillion potential.

The Rockefellers, a family synonymous with oil and wealth in the US, are among a coalition of ultra wealthy investors that have today announced they will divest $50 billion in fossil fuel assets.

The Rockefellers, a family synonymous with oil and wealth in the US, are among a coalition of ultra wealthy investors that have today announced they will divest $50 billion in fossil fuel assets.

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