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January 4, 2018

JAB on coffee spending spree, Rolling Stone founder sells up, and Dolby family make record £85m donation to science.

JAB on coffee spending spree

German giant JAB Holding Company is on a caffeine spending spree, while fellow family coffee business Lavazza diversifies into on-demand video.

Jacobs Douwe Egberts (JDE), a subsidiary of JAB, which in turn controls the Reimann family’s assets, has made a cash offer for the issued ordinary shares of OldTown, a Malaysia-based halal coffee chain.

December 20, 2017

A.G. Sulzberger becomes sixth family member to head New York Times, South African second-generation retailer Wiese resigns as Steinhoff chair, Ford Foundation invests in social impact with new director.

A.G. Sulzberger becomes sixth family member to head New York Times

Fifth-generation Arthur Gregg (A.G.) Sulzberger is to become the publisher of The New York Times taking over from his father, Arthur O (A.O.) Sulzberger (pictured), Jr who has held the position since 1992.

Currently its deputy publisher, the 37-year-old will become publisher on 1 January, 2018—the sixth member of the Ochs-Sulzberger family to hold the position since its patriarch Adolph S Ochs bought the paper in 1896.

October 20, 2017

Weinstein scandal could claim family business; Philanthropic Bacardi gives $3 million for disaster relief; Pentland Group awarded for excellence by EY

Weinstein scandal could claim family business

The sexual harassment scandal surrounding Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein may engulf the film studio he co-founded despite resigning from the board.

October 10, 2017

As a private and corporate philanthropist, I am saddened by the lack of smart corporate giving by the number of companies who embark on charity as a mitigating, guilt trip activity rather than one that infuses the corporate DNA. So many are still failing to employ the same levels of due diligence and strategic thinking they apply to earning money, to giving.

As a private and corporate philanthropist, I am saddened by the lack of smart corporate giving by the number of companies who embark on charity as a mitigating, guilt trip activity rather than one that infuses the corporate DNA. So many are still failing to employ the same levels of due diligence and strategic thinking they apply to earning money, to giving.

August 9, 2017

Kleinwort Hambros, the UK wealth management arm of Societe Generale Private Banking, has experienced a 25% increase over the last five years in the number of clients who are actively engaging with the firm in connection with philanthropy.

Kleinwort Hambros, the UK wealth management arm of Societe Generale Private Banking, has experienced a 25% increase over the last five years in the number of clients who are actively engaging with the firm in connection with philanthropy.

December 14, 2016

Socially and environmentally conscious Millennials are reinventing philanthropy by merging traditional foundations with profit-making endeavours and social enterprises, a new report says.

Socially and environmentally conscious Millennials are reinventing philanthropy by merging traditional foundations with profit-making endeavours and social enterprises, a new report says.

Education remained by far the most popular philanthropic cause for ultra-high net worth (UHNW) individuals, followed by health, also according to Changing Philanthropy: Trend Shifts in Ultra-Wealthy Giving.

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.

September 28, 2016

One of the common mistakes families make with philanthropy is to allow emotion and wishful thinking to override logic and thoughtful analysis. Michael Finnigantakes a look at some of the pitfalls that regularly catch families off-guard

One of the common mistakes families make with philanthropy is to allow emotion and wishful thinking to override logic and thoughtful analysis. Michael Finnigan takes a look at some of the pitfalls that regularly catch families off-guard.

September 27, 2016

A leading British financier and philanthropist is encouraging more family businesses to make social impact investments following the launch of his latest initiative with a social purpose.

A leading British financier and philanthropist is encouraging more family businesses to make social impact investments following the launch of his latest initiative with a social purpose.

Lord Fink, the former chief executive and deputy chairman of the hedge fund Man Group and former Conservative party treasurer, joined forces with David Johnstone, founder of the Free Holdings group, to set-up ChariTable Bookings to support fundraising activities worldwide.

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