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Enterprising family businesses and how next-generation leaders are pushing the boundaries

Enterprising family businesses and how next-generation leaders are pushing the boundaries 

Over the last 18 months, the beer world has been transformed with the merger of ABInbev and SABMiller. But it was the takeover of Anheuser-Busch, the 150-year-old family business owned by the third and fourth generation Busch family, by Inbev in 2008, which is the subject of Julie MacIntosh’s book.

Over the last 18 months, the beer world has been transformed with the merger of ABInbev and SABMiller. But it was the takeover of Anheuser-Busch, the 150-year-old family business owned by the third and fourth generation Busch family, by Inbev in 2008, which is the subject of Julie MacIntosh’s book. 

If you remove the layers of political ‘Bernie Sanders-style’ rhetoric from Sally Denton’s semi-biographical history of the Betchel business, – The Profiteers you uncover the fascinating and eye-opening past.

If you remove the layers of political ‘Bernie Sanders-style’ rhetoric from Sally Denton’s semi-biographical history of the Betchel business, – The Profiteers you uncover the fascinating and eye-opening past.

Leibmann’s book tells the history of this great banking dynasty which ended up being dissolved in 1939

Leibmann’s book tells the history of this great banking dynasty which ended up being dissolved in 1939 – a surprising end to one of the great international banking companies of the pre-WWII era.

Dr Caroline Freund’s Rich People, Poor Countries looks at the rise of the newly super rich in the emerging world: who they are, how they got there, and their characteristics compared with the multi-generational wealthy in developed markets, such as America.

Dr Caroline Freund’s Rich People, Poor Countries: The Rise of Emerging-Market Tycoons and their Mega Firms looks at the rise of the newly super rich in the emerging world: who they are, how they got there, and their characteristics compared with the multi-generational wealthy in developed markets, such as America.

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