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  • Jim Burns, head of KKR’s Individual Investor Business, speaks to CampdenFBabout annual financing decisions, the rising awareness of alternative funders, and generational differences towards capitalising the family business

  • The funding attitudes and practices of family businesses in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific are changing in the wake of the global financial crisis a decade ago. Daniel Bardsley examines the latest research by Campden Wealth in partnership with KKR and asks what these new trends mean for family business growth

  • Blind panic may be the first response to a cyber-attack, but family businesses and family offices need not fear if they follow training and a steady response. Three cyber experts at Schillings tell Daniel Bardsley how to react

  • With second homes needing to make sense both as investments and as great places to live, what do the world’s most sought-after locations have to offer?

  • After three decades of working as a fifth-generation member of the business that founded and still owns the C&A clothing retail chain, family entrepreneur Stephen Brenninkmeijer turned to impact investing. He discusses funding and supporting promising ventures with a social mission.

  • How does a fifth-generation member of one of Europe’s most notable family businesses continue its long tradition of social consciousness? By launching a second career as an impact investing pioneer. Daniel Bardsley reports.

  • While Saudi Arabian family businesses do not dominate the economy to the extent seen with family firms in some other Gulf states, they nevertheless play a crucial role in the country’s economy. But ties to the petroleum sector makes some of them vulnerable to oil price fluctuations, as recent events show. Daniel Bardsley takes a look

  • Walmart reports huge jump in US online sales, next-generation family member joins Vedanta board, and GIIN survey says big financial firms bring mixed blessings for impact investing  

  • Family business specialists are calling on the British government not to reintroduce plans to cut tax breaks on dividends but some observers say the measures are likely to be brought back after the forthcoming general election.

  • Brewing giant AB InBev profits up but struggles in Americas; Whither Fairfax Media as assets cherry picked; Third-gen takes ownership of billion dollar In-N-Out burger chain.

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