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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

Great expectations - raising the next generation of Asian wealth stewards

As wealth across Asia continues to grow exponentially, high net worth individuals (HNWIs) and their families are not only looking for ways to protect…

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

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

Asian Family Businesses Trust The Next Generation

Global - Asian family businesses consider succession planning as a pivotal step in their management policies.   According to the 2013 study "…

14 October 2016

Business families still need succession planning

Jamie Lim recalled how her dad and founder of furniture retailer Scanteak tried to lure away from her fledging Hollywood career using a business…

14 October 2016

First-of-its-kind research on succession in Asian family businesses

Nearly 90% of the business families said that Business Family Management Succession is important to them and 81% of them believe that their Next…

14 October 2016

Lack of talent in the next generation a major hurdle for Asian family businesses

As many Asian high net worth and ultra-high net worth families transition their businesses to the next generation, succession is becoming an…

14 October 2016

Why family businesses could have a head start in sustainability

With their eye on the next generation, family businesses could have a head start in sustainability, finds Anna Simpson. Nguyen Binh, a Director and…

14 October 2016

Private banks limber up to family offices boom in Singapore

Encouraging signs of growth are emerging in Singapore. A year ago, Singapore Management University launched Business Families Institute (BFI) backed…