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How Asian family businesses respond to four global challenges

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Although certain business challenges are universal to family offices across the globe, the way in which Asian family businesses experience, prioritise, and tackle them is unique. We deep dive into four key global family office challenges and how they are experienced within the Asian context, reflecting upon the unique set of underlying influences that shape the Asian response.

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How Asian family businesses respond to four global challenges
Jurisdictions
How Asian family businesses respond to four global challenges
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Although certain business challenges are universal to family offices across the globe, the way in...

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How branding can put family-owned businesses and family offices ahead of the pack
Legacy
How branding can put family-owned businesses and family offices ahead of the pack
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While most successful families consider heritage branding extremely beneficial, not everyone takes...

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On building modern and future-ready family offices
Legacy
On building modern and future-ready family offices
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The common misconception is that the family office asset management style only suits...

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Why emotional intelligence is the key to intergenerational succession
Next Generation
Why emotional intelligence is the key to intergenerational succession
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Intergenerational succession represents a significant challenge to family business. Though a common...

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Identify & build human capital in your family business
Engagement
Identify & build human capital in your family business
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In an exercise reminiscent of “If a tree falls in the forest, does it make a sound?” imagine...

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From family business to business family
Next Generation
From family business to business family
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The transition from a family business to a business family is not an easy one. Without a clear,...

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What we can learn about family business succession through a famous feud
Next Generation
What we can learn about family business succession through a famous feud
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Known as the family behind a behemoth entertainment and broadcast empire, the Murdochs appear as...

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Innovate or die: How family businesses can maintain their entrepreneurial spirit
Next Generation
Innovate or die: How family businesses can maintain their entrepreneurial spirit
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Within the family business industry, the mantra of ‘innovate or die’ is well-known. Many times...

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Finding & funding investments with high return
Investments
Finding & funding investments with high return
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It would appear that some Family Offices are now showing a predilection for direct investing to...

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Genomics and epigenetics: new tools for promoting family legacy
Risk Management
Genomics and epigenetics: new tools for promoting family legacy
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Imagine a seemingly healthy 35-year-old family member assumes the CEO position of a core global...

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Made in Germany: five best practices of German family offices
Jurisdictions
Made in Germany: five best practices of German family offices
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What made family offices in Germany successful and how are they resetting for the new normal? We...

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5 lessons for family offices from HBO's Succession
Communication
5 lessons for family offices from HBO's Succession
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HBO’s mega-series Succession follows the decaying empire of a dysfunctional media family - a...

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How to engage the next generation through a clearly defined purpose
Purpose
How to engage the next generation through a clearly defined purpose
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Globalisation, digital transformation and climate change have transformed the way we live, work and...

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Managing conflict within a family business
Foresight
Managing conflict within a family business
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Conflict and turbulence within a family – and a family business – are nothing new. If not...

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The impact of matriarchal and patriarchal roles in family business
Next Generation
The impact of matriarchal and patriarchal roles in family business
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Most families have an anchor, often identified as a matriarchal or patriarchal figure. A dominant...

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How can the next generation turn pre-contemporary art into meaningful wealth
Next Generation
How can the next generation turn pre-contemporary art into meaningful wealth
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As the greatest wealth transfer in history is underway, noteworthy heirlooms such as important art...

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Why persuasive leadership is important for the next generation
Next Generation
Why persuasive leadership is important for the next generation
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The next generation today must influence a range of stakeholders if they are to be effective change...

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Multigenerational wealth preservation: What you need to know
Next Generation
Multigenerational wealth preservation: What you need to know
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By a general estimation, 90% of affluent families tend to lose a large portion of their wealth by...

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How the largest family offices preserve wealth through generations
Next Generation
How the largest family offices preserve wealth through generations
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Wealth management within one lifespan is already challenging. And making sure that this wealth will...

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How psychodynamics can drive better decision making in family businesses
Ownership
How psychodynamics can drive better decision making in family businesses
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A changing set of realities, norms and values are underway in the face of an accelerating climate...

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Successful on and off the stock exchange –  governance practices in family firms
Governance
Successful on and off the stock exchange – governance practices in family firms
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The stock exchange and family firms – two irreconcilable terms upon first glance. Going public...

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How family offices can deal with death in the family
Governance
How family offices can deal with death in the family
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The hardest part of dealing with death is realising that all you have are memories of yesterday and...

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Legacy and succession planning trends and advice
Next Generation
Legacy and succession planning trends and advice
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Only 3% of family-owned businesses survive until the fourth generation and beyond. There appears to...

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Five approaches for engaging the next-generation
Next Generation
Five approaches for engaging the next-generation
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For many family offices, succession is the most complex and significant challenge faced over the...

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What family offices can learn from the startup growth cycle
Operations
What family offices can learn from the startup growth cycle
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Though family offices vary in size and shape, every organization shares a common origin:...

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Empowering women in family offices through learning, governance and allyship
Diversity
Empowering women in family offices through learning, governance and allyship
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Family offices today must embrace diversity, inclusion, and empowerment of women, if they are to...

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