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  • For those family businesses looking to raise capital, there are a growing number of options. Today, funding the family enterprise can be much more innovative than simply taking out a loan or launching an IPO. Bruce Love reports

  • Donald Trump isn’t the first family business owner to ever run

    for public office, but he’s certainly been the most vocal

  • Bibliophiles are like no other type of collector; often uninterested in the monetary value of their collection, what sets them apart is a quiet dedication and often obsessive passion for a particular type of bookmaking, or subject.

  • What’s the forecast for family businesses in America? If it were a weather bulletin it would be a generally sunny outlook but with a persistent chance of showers. 

  • Right from the very dawn of the automobile in the 1800s, the name Maybach has been synonymous with quality engineering and high-end luxury. Now one scion is keeping that name alive in a unique fashion.

  • With 15 million registered students, 12 million average monthly visitors to its website, 900,000 registered teachers and over 3 billion exercises completed, Khan Academy is a nonprofit organisation on a mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere.

  • Around Thanksgiving I caught up with Corey Boles, US analyst for political consultancy Eurasia, and we talked turkey about what family businesses might expect from inside the Beltway this year.

  • 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.

  • Russian aggression in Ukraine, Ebola in West Africa, Middle Eastern conflict, US midterm elections and a continuing debt crisis in Europe. Even if global macro funds are poor performers, geopolitics and macroeconomic data needs to be central to your asset allocation decision-making. 

  • American single family offices trading commodities are no longer required to register as Commodity Trading Advisors (CTAs), has learned. The relief comes after a successful campaign by the Private Investor Coalition (PIC) for an exemption for single family offices.

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