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January 29, 2014

Cheuk Nang Holdings next-gen Gigi Chao has penned an open letter to her father, and company founder, Cecil Chao following his public appeal to find a male suitor to turn her straight.

Cheuk Nang Holdings next-gen Gigi Chao has penned an open letter to her father, and company founder, Cecil Chao following his public appeal to find a male suitor to turn her straight.

Despite the fact she has been in a nine-year relationship with another woman, who she married in a civil ceremony in France in 2012, her father offered a dowry of HK$500 million (€47.1 million) to any man that could persuade Gigi to marry them.

January 17, 2014

Hedge funds managed by women consistently outperform their male-led counterparts, but investors have been slow to allocate to them, according to new research.

Hedge funds managed by women consistently outperform their male-led counterparts, but investors have been slow to allocate to them, according to new research.

In Women in alternative investment: A marathon not a sprint, the New York-based financial advisory and research firm Rothstein Kass examined performance of women in the alternative investment industry.

January 13, 2014

Financial advisers may be missing out on new high net worth female clients by buying into stereotypes about their risk appetite, according to new research.

Financial advisers may be missing out on new high net worth female clients by buying into stereotypes about their risk appetite, according to new research.

In Women and wealth: Female entrepreneurs, HNWI and how to approach them, research group Wealthmonitor said the assumption women are more risk-averse than men is an oversimplification.

December 25, 2013

Its not easy to join the board of the family business as a woman, especially if you have never worked in the guts of the business, but don't let timidity undermine your role as a decision maker – Dr Shaheena Janjuha-Jivraj has some tips.

Women are increasingly being recruited onto family business boards. This is a good thing. An ever-increasing body of evidence shows that diversity is good for a business. But joining the board of a family business can be a mixed blessing. On the one hand you are at the epicentre of decision-making. On the other, as a woman you may find that you are struggling to assert yourself.

April 9, 2013

When Margaret Thatcher came to power in 1979 Britain was a paralysed country. She did a lot that was necessary, but is she responsible for the quick-fix culture that has become the new British disease?

March 8, 2013

Today is International Woman's Day and to celebrate CampdenFB is taking a look at the research released over the last year that shows the growing importance of women in family businesses and to the global economy as a whole.

Today is International Woman's Day and to celebrate CampdenFB is taking a look at the research released over the last year that shows the growing importance of women in family businesses and to the global economy as a whole.

January 24, 2013

The spouse of a family business leader could be the answer to smooth succession in Australian family businesses, according to research.

The spouse of a family business leader could be the answer to smooth succession in Australian family businesses, according to research.

The study, by the Australian Research Council, financial advisers Pitcher Partners and Melbourne-based Swinburne University, found many family businesses leaders were wary of involving their spouses in succession planning.

December 17, 2012

Nearly one-third of family businesses in the Gulf Cooperation Council states have one or more female board members, according to research by the non-profit Pearl Initiative.

Nearly one-third of family businesses in the Gulf Cooperation Council states have one or more female board members, according to research by the non-profit Pearl Initiative. 
 


Imelda Dunlop, executive director of the Pearl Initiative, told CampdenFB: “It illustrates an openness among family firms in the GCC; they don’t regard board seats as being for male family members only.”
 


April 12, 2012

Women in the United Arab Emirates are increasingly playing a bigger role in the country’s family businesses, but more still needs to be done to “pave their way toward higher decision-making positions”.

Women in the United Arab Emirates are increasingly playing a bigger role in the country’s family businesses, but more still needs to be done to “pave their way toward higher decision-making positions”.

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