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November 11, 2013

The fourth-gen head of an Argentinian renewable energy company has extolled the virtues of investing in wind power in Brazil at a forum in London this month.

The fourth-gen head of an Argentinian renewable energy company has extolled the virtues of investing in wind power in Brazil at a forum in London this month.

Luis Pescarmona, chief executive of century-old family business Impsa, said there were many opportunities along the supply chain in Brazil’s wind sector, including logistics, machining and large castings.

October 18, 2012

The Argentinian empire founded by an accidental immigrant is an international player, thanks to its charismatic patriarch. CampdenFB speaks to the man behind one of the fastest growing family businesses in the world.

Enrique Pescarmona is a man who likes numbers. So much so that when asked what he thinks of people who are sceptical of wind farms and hydro power, the head of Argentinian energy business Impsa quickly asks for the loan of a pen and paper and begins scribbling down a series of figures. “It is easy to talk, but most people don’t like to put numbers to things,” he says. “But you cannot fool with numbers.”

October 1, 2012

From British car dealer Arnold Clark Automobiles to fashion retailers Hennes & Mauritz and Prada, a number of family businesses in Europe have recently posted positive financial results, while Italian carmaker Fiat has seen its sales in the continent drop. 

From British car dealer Arnold Clark Automobiles to fashion retailers Hennes & Mauritz and Prada, a number of family businesses in Europe have recently posted positive financial results, while Italian carmaker Fiat has seen its sales in the continent drop.

Glasgow-based Arnold Clark, which is controlled by the founding Clark family, said on 28 September that its 2011 profits rose by 2.4% to £51.7 million (€64.7 million), compared to £50.5 million in 2010.

December 20, 2011

Two thousand and eleven won’t go down as a great year for the world economy. But there are pockets of hope, especially when it comes to family businesses. As the year draws to a close, CampdenFB reviews the events that defined 2011 for family businesses.

November 10, 2011

The world economy may be suffering some serious problems, but many family businesses are growing faster than ever. Which family businesses are likely to challenge for the top positions in the years ahead? CampdenFB lists the top 50.

At the time of writing, traders’ screens around the world are turning a nasty shade of red. Stock markets are plummeting everywhere and there is much talk of developed economies slipping back into recession.

You would be forgiven for wondering if it might be a good time to retreat to a cave with a weapon and a crate of tinned food. But away from the trading floors, there is another story about the world economy - one that moves more slowly and involves fewer people panicking, and so gets less attention.

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