Family Business and Philanthropy

By | December 4, 2015|Family Business|

Even as Mark Zuckerberg committed close to $45bn to social causes earlier this week, we take a quick glimpse into the world of family business and philanthropy. According to a recent study by EY and Kennesaw State University, 81% of the world’s largest family businesses practice philanthropy, and 47% have a family foundation. Hence, Zuckerberg [...]

The Top 250 Multinational Family Firms

By | December 4, 2015|Family Business|

The Family Business Chair of the University of Seville (Spain), sponsored by Banco Santander, has recently come out with a ranking of the top 250 Multinational Family Firms. Firms that were included in the study had the following characteristics: A) One or more families exercise effective control over the ownership of the firm; B) They [...]

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