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  • Nut rage to water rage, Holtzbrinck family use special structure to keep control, and family-owned giants step up climate action

  • Maersk eyes female CFO candidates, Tengelmann hit by back-to-back tragedies, and VW to replace stopgap chief.

  • It is not unusual for successful business people to spend their later years focused on charitable work. More novel is the entrepreneur who, by age 40, spends 90% of his time on a project that makes him no money. Alexandre Mars spoke to Alexandra Newlove about Epic, his non-profit start-up, and making giving the norm

  • Less institutional capital flowing into the UK in the face of Brexit spells opportunity for British family offices, fund managers say.

  • Chinese investors favour London despite Brexit, SHV profit ‘exceptional’ in difficult year, and Australia’s big baby boom business handover

  • With just days to go until all major UK employers have to reveal the difference between what they pay men and women, several of the country’s biggest family firms say they are committed to doing better.

  • Brewing giant pledges carbon reduction and renewable energy; James Packer’s ‘brave’ mental health resignation; and L’Oreal buys AR app

  • The term “impact investing” celebrated its 10th birthday in 2017, a year where it seemed every other investment house launched a new fund offering to tap into the trend. But what does it really take to be an impact investor? And is the term being thrown around too loosely? Alexandra Newlove speaks to those active in the sector 

  • While The Global Family Office Report 2017 (GFOR) stops short of offering advice, the experts behind the study inevitably have their own opinions about the future of the family office sector. Here, Rebecca Gooch, research director at Campden Wealth, and Sara Ferrari, head of global family offices at UBS, share their thoughts on the risks and rewards ahead

  • Nordstrom ends talks with founding family, Porsche put next-gen in the driver's seat, and Ofers divide assets to avoid competition law

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