The most successful family firms are those in which there is a good balance between professional management, responsible business ownership, and a healthy family dynamic. We have a keen of understanding of the unique dynamics of family business, and we have the tools, experience and focus to help you optimize the positive forces in your family enterprise while anticipating and minimizing any conflicts or perturbations
The lack of awareness that family business ownership requires a set of choices is perhaps the greatest – and most harmful – misconception in the field of family business. Indeed, a failure to understand your ownership options can ultimately cripple your business, causing it to lose its competitive advantage, even resulting in buy-outs or sales that nobody really wants.
Various family branches agree to own some assets jointly and others separately. This model – nested in the sense that smaller family ownership groups sit inside larger ones.
A final option is the public model, where at least a portion of the shares are publicly traded. Whether shares are publicly traded, or not, the business is run by professional managers.