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March 13, 2015

Families seeking access to quality deal flow for co- and direct investments can now access a new fund structure aimed at improving the calibre of deals seen by family offices.

Families seeking access to quality deal flow for co- and direct investments can now access a new fund structure aimed at improving the calibre of deals seen by family offices.

Advisory firm Alberleen Group has developed an investment vehicle designed to meet the needs of family offices and lets private investors co-invest in the proprietary deal flow seen by the firm’s cooperative of investment banking teams.

May 17, 2011

Family businesses in the US will make a significant contribution to the country’s economic recovery, according to the latest survey by Family Enterprise USA.

Family businesses in the US will make a significant contribution to the country’s economic recovery, according to the latest survey by Family Enterprise USA.

The survey, which questioned around 190 family businesses in the US, revealed that companies plan to add employees or retain their current staff numbers despite an overall sluggish recovery.

According to the survey, 52% of respondents will add more staff while 42% of businesses intend to maintain their workforce over the next 12 months.

January 13, 2011

Cargill, the world’s largest agricultural commodities trader, announced on 12 January that its profits for the quarter ending November tripled, which was helped by accurate predictions of the weather and shifts in trade flows.

Cargill, the world's largest agricultural commodities trader, announced on 12 January that its profits for the quarter ending November tripled, which was helped by accurate predictions of the weather and shifts in trade flows.

Cargill's net earnings for the three months ending November rose to $1.49 billion from $489 million for the same period the year before. Also, first-half earnings more than doubled from $1.01 billion to $2.37 billion.

August 25, 2009

Three leading American family businesses have been making the headlines for different reasons, although all were recession related. Katie Barker analyses how Marriott, Ford and Huntsman have survived to fight another day

Three leading American family businesses have been making the headlines for different reasons, although all were recession related. Katie Barker analyses how Marriott, Ford and Huntsman have survived to fight another day 

January 1, 2005

Marchesi de Frescobaldi may be one of the world’s oldest winemaking dynasties, but that hasn’t stopped the family business from grabbing the mantle of modernisation with gusto. Scott McCulloch reports

Scott Mcculloch  is editor of Families in Business magazine.

Marchesi de Frescobaldi may be one of the world's oldest winemaking dynasties, but that hasn't stopped the family business from grabbing the mantle of modernisation with gusto. Scott McCulloch reports

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