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October 29, 2019

Philippe J Weil, author and family office principal, has drawn from his personal and professional experience of dealing with families of wealth over 30 years to write his new book Woes of the Rich: Seeing Beyond the Money.

CampdenFB presents this extract from the book in which the author considers the real value and consequences of wealth—and what he counselled when money threatened to tear families apart.

Philippe J Weil, author and family office principal, has drawn from his personal and professional experience of dealing with families of wealth over 30 years to write his new book Woes of the Rich: Seeing Beyond the Money.

CampdenFB presents this extract from the book in which the author considers the real value and consequences of wealth—and what he counselled when money threatened to tear families apart.

October 28, 2019

A new book finds out why so many wealthy families do not transfer their assets properly to the next generation. Philippe J Weil, author and family office principal, says the answer to this question is fascinating, and doesn’t necessarily have to do with finance.

A new book finds out why so many wealthy families do not transfer their assets properly to the next generation. Philippe J Weil, author and family office principal, says the answer to this question is fascinating, and doesn’t necessarily have to do with finance.

CampdenFB: What inspired you to write Woes of the Rich: Seeing Beyond the Money?

March 6, 2019

“Why are people talking about family governance?” “What do they mean and why is it important?” “Does family governance mean I need a family council? A family constitution?”

The word governance often sounds intimidating. I recommend replacing it with the term decision-making.

“Why are people talking about family governance?” “What do they mean and why is it important?” “Does family governance mean I need a family council? A family constitution?”

The word governance often sounds intimidating. I recommend replacing it with the term decision-making.

November 26, 2018

Our roundup of new and noteworthy business book releases, featuring Robert Kuok: A Memoir by Andrew Tanzer; The Wealth Elite: A Groundbreaking Study of the Psychology of the Super Rich by Rainer Zitelmann, and Passing the Torch: Preserving Family Wealth Beyond the Third Generation by Ilze Alberts.

Our roundup of new and noteworthy business book releases, featuring Robert Kuok: A Memoir by Andrew Tanzer; The Wealth Elite: A Groundbreaking Study of the Psychology of the Super Rich by Rainer Zitelmann, and Passing the Torch: Preserving Family Wealth Beyond the Third Generation by Ilze Alberts.

Robert Kuok: A Memoir

April 12, 2017

The stories of Brazil’s multigenerational families are fascinating ones, and veteran reporter Alex Cuadros’ new book focuses on one particular story—Eike Batista

July 31, 2008

A woman’s place in family business is not easily defined. More than any other organisation types, women can find themselves at the top quite quickly in family business.

A woman's place in family business is not easily defined. More than any other organisation types, women can find themselves at the top quite quickly in family business. But it is also where the role of the wife, mother and daughter can often play second fiddle to the father, son or even son-in-law.

Yet the lives and fortunes of women in family business are indelibly tied to the business itself and it is the women, more often than not, that bind the family together.

January 1, 2008

After 200 years of publishing, John Wiley & Sons really has something to celebrate. Sixth-generation family member Peter Wiley talks to Marc Smith about their brand new book, which commemorates the bicentennial of the Wiley business and family

After 200 years of publishing, John Wiley & Sons really has something to celebrate. Sixth-generation family member Peter Wiley talks to Marc Smith about their brand new book, which commemorates the bicentennial of the Wiley business and family

November 1, 2006

The Firm: The Troubled Life of the House of Windsor by Penny Junor, Thomas Dunne Books & The Queen directed by Stephen Frears

Christine Harland is a director of Camden Writers, producers of family and family business histories. www.camdenwriters.com

The Firm: The Troubled Life of the House of Windsor by Penny Junor, Thomas Dunne Books & The Queen directed by Stephen Frears

November 1, 2003

Strategic Planning for the Family Business,
by Randel S Carlock and John L Ward, London: Macmillan-Palgrave, 2001

Grant Gordon is Director General of the Institute for Family Business (UK).

Strategic Planning for the Family Business,
by Randel S Carlock and John L Ward, London: Macmillan-Palgrave, 2001

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