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June 24, 2016

Short-term pain and long-term uncertainty was predicted before today’s shocking referendum result by more than 100 family business owners, principals, and advisers who took part in CampdenFB's exclusive Brexit survey. Here are some of the key findings:

Short-term pain and long-term uncertainty was predicted before today’s shocking referendum result by more than 100 family business owners, principals, and advisers who took part in CampdenFB's exclusive Brexit survey. Here are some of the key findings:

May 10, 2016

If they were a sovereign state, the 13 largest wholly-owned family businesses in the US would have the 45th largest GDP in the world, despite having a population only slightly larger than Suriname.

April 26, 2016

Being home to one of the world’s most global cities is a mixed blessing for the UK, but family businesses play a significant role in keeping regional economies ticking

Being home to one of the world’s most global cities is a mixed blessing for the UK, but family businesses play a significant role in keeping regional economies ticking

April 22, 2016

A lack of sector specific policies is a cause for concern for many family businesses in Argentina, but could the appointment of a new president spell a change in their fortunes? Michael Finnigan takes a look 

A lack of sector specific policies is a cause for concern for many family businesses in Argentina, but could the appointment of a new president spell a change in their fortunes? Michael Finnigan takes a look

June 30, 2015

A few exceptions aside, what is striking about many of Canada's largest family businesses is that they are little known abroad. While these domestically-focused firms have been striving so far, it remains to be seen how they will perform if Canada's economy trips up.

Family businesses are key drivers of Canada’s economy, accounting for at least 45% of GDP, and numbering among them many of the country’s top firms, including global powerhouses such as Thomson Reuters and Bombardier.

March 13, 2015

Leadership transition is a cause of concern for many family businesses in Hong Kong, but could increasing competition form Shanghai and Beijing spell the end for family-run companies in the district? 

Business and wealth is heavily intertwined in Hong Kong – the special administrative region of China that operates under its “one country, two systems” principle. The statement is particularly true of family businesses in the region, where up to 60% of all business are family controlled. Among the best known are Hutchinson Whampoa, owned by Li Ka-Shing, the richest man in Asia, and Chow Tai Fook, a conglomerate with interests in jewellery and property. 

May 12, 2014

Australian family businesses have enjoyed local and
international success, but closer to home they are
facing a succession squeeze and a government that
is slow to show its support.

Australian family firms have certainly produced some larger-than-life businesspeople. Gina Rinehart, the wealthiest person in Australia, owes her fortune to Hancock Prospecting – the mining company founded by her father. She is consistently in the national, and often international, headlines for her anti-environmental business agenda and support for lower wages. This is in addition to her on-going, and very public, feud with her children over the governance of the family trust that manages the family’s wealth.

June 6, 2012

Brazil’s family business sector is largely composed of small-sized firms – only 15% of the country’s family businesses are large. But this is likely to change as rapid growth, despite a slowdown in 2011, has made Brazil’s economy bigger than the UK’s. CampdenFB takes a look at some of the leading Brazilian family businesses in an interactive graphic.

Brazil’s family business sector is largely composed of small-sized firms – only 15% of the country’s family businesses are large, according to consulting firm DS Consultoria Empresarial e Educacional. But this is likely to change as rapid growth, despite a slowdown in 2011, has made Brazil’s economy bigger than the UK’s. CampdenFB takes a look at some of the leading Brazilian family businesses in an interactive graphic below.

November 8, 2011

Small-scale businesses dominate Australia's family business sector, but the country was also the birthplace of some of the world's most famous family business names, such as Rupert Murdoch. CampdenFB takes a look at some of the leading Australian family businesses in an interactive graphic.

Small-scale businesses dominate Australia's family business sector, but the country was also the birthplace of some of the world's most famous family business names, such as Rupert Murdoch. However, unlike Europe and Asia, the country's family business history is relatively short. Lionel Samson & Sons, thought to be Australia's oldest continuing family business, is six generations old.

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