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Family Business

GEEF, the organisation representing owner-managed and family businesses throughout Europe, is concerned about the difficulties which entrepreneurs encounter when transferring their business from one generation to the next or when the business is sold to a third person.

So, are family businesses performing better?

Serial entrepreneur Richard Owens is Chairman of ROI Pty Ltd (the Owens family's property development business) and Managing Director of Oakvale Wines Pty Ltd, which includes vineyards and a winery situated in the Hunter Valley district of Australia. He settled into the wine business having sold his successful supermarket chain. Richard is married to Mary and has four children, who all work full- or part-time in the family business

Despite changing realities of the new economy, a group of companies – ‘hidden champions’ – has stayed true to its core principles, with business characteristics similar to those of family-run businesses

The business of haute horlogerie is specialised and dominated by a small number of firms. Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, Vice-President of Chopard, reveals how their family business has remained one of the leaders

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