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June 21, 2018

British family owned Pentland Group has added a US footwear chain to its sporting retail portfolio in a reported $558 million (£396 million) acquisition via subsidiary JD Sports.

British family owned Pentland Group has added a US footwear chain to its sporting retail portfolio in a reported $558 million (£396 million) acquisition via subsidiary JD Sports.

April 6, 2018

Large family businesses significantly increased their contribution to the UK economy in 2016 generating 21% more in taxes in 2016 than the previous year, new research says.

Large family businesses significantly increased their contribution to the UK economy in 2016 generating 21% more in taxes in 2016 than the previous year, new research says.

Large family enterprises, classified as those with more than 250 employees, paid almost £33 billion ($46 billion) in taxes, a significant proportion of the £149 billion contributed by all family businesses to the UK exchequer—more than the annual UK’s National Health Service budget.

November 29, 2016

The amount given in philanthropic efforts in the United Kingdom, United States and Middle East has rocketed from $17 billion to $56 billion a year, a new report says.

The amount given in philanthropic efforts in the United Kingdom, United States and Middle East has rocketed from $17 billion to $56 billion a year, a new report says.

The fourth international edition of the Coutts Million Dollar Donors Report, released this week, also found 85% of the value of the 2,197 donations in January to December 2015 were given by individuals and the rest by corporations or foundations.

August 23, 2016

Britain has taken the first step down a long and uncertain road to its departure from the European Union. James Beech asks financial experts if family offices are in for a bumpy ride

Britain has taken the first step down a long and uncertain road to its departure from the European Union. James Beech asks financial experts if family offices are in for a bumpy ride

More than 17 million Britons voted on 23 June to leave the European Union after 43 years – triggering a tsunami of unprecedented political upheaval and volatility in financial markets which has shaken the United Kingdom and reverberated around the world.

June 24, 2016

Britain has rejected its 43-year-old membership of the European Union despite severe warnings to remain from global family business leaders.

Britain has rejected its 43-year-old membership of the European Union despite severe warnings to remain from global family business leaders.

An exclusive survey of the Campden Wealth community of family businesses worth more than $100 million revealed this week a decisive 75% of owners, chief executives and advisers called for the United Kingdom to remain in the EU.

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:

June 21, 2016

Leaders of  $100 million family businesses say they and Britain are conditionally better off in the European Union in the week of the controversial referendum.

Leaders of  $100 million family businesses say they and Britain are conditionally better off in the European Union in the week of the controversial referendum.

An overwhelming 75% of principal owners, chief executives and trusted advisers said the United Kingdom should stay in the EU, in our exclusive survey of the global Campden Wealth community.

“A strong united EU is needed for world peace,” a Remain-voting, Europe based principal of a $500 million to $1 bilion family business said.

June 10, 2016

The global Campden Wealth community of family business leaders overwhelming believe Great Britain is better off staying in the European Union than leaving it.

The global Campden Wealth community of family business leaders overwhelming believe Great Britain is better off staying in the European Union than leaving it.

More than 100 responses flooded in to CampdenFB from family business owners and members, family office principals and professionals, advisers, investors and non-family chief executives and board members in response to our exclusive online poll.

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

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