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14 October 2016

Business families in SEA keen on preserving wealth

Nearly 90 percent of the business families in the region surveyed in a recent poll indicated that management succession is important to them, while…

14 October 2016

90 per cent of family businesses make it a priority to cultivate their Next Generation to succeed the business: Study

In what is believed to be the first study of its kind to be conducted in the region, the Business Families Institute at SMU (BFI@SMU), in…

14 October 2016

Upcoming SME events: SBF - BFI @ SMU Business Families Mission to Myanmar

  The Singapore Business Federation (SBF) and Business Families Institute at SMU (BFI @ SMU) will be organising a Business Families Mission to Yangon…

14 October 2016

Regional economy 'expected to improve'

  According to a poll by the Business Families Institute at SMU and UOB, more than half of Asian business families believe that the region's economy…

14 October 2016

Business families say Asia is key to growth

  A survey by the Business Families Institute at SMU and UOB found that nearly seven in 10 Asian business families said that the fortunes of Asia…

14 October 2016

Survey: Business families in Singapore and China pessimistic about commercial real estate; sentiment due possibly to Govt’s cooling measures

A survey by the Business Families Institute at SMU and UOB revealed that more than 8 in 10 business families in Indonesia and Thailand were confident…

14 October 2016

What’s the big deal with Big Data?

Big Data does not necessarily cost big bucks, and smaller companies can benefit from it too. On 23 April 2013, at 1:07pm U.S. Eastern…

14 October 2016

Building sustainable family businesses

In 2012, the Singapore Management University (SMU) established Southeast Asia’s first regional institute to specifically serve the needs of…

14 October 2016

Outlook for Family Businesses in Asia

Asian business families say that Asia has the most significant impact on their businesses with almost 70% of them unequivocally choosing Asia over…

14 October 2016

Room to build next generation of clients

Children born with the proverbial silver spoon pose a unique set of challenges for their wealthy parents. Private banks are focusing their attention…