- Case Study: Being Fair To The Family. // Nation's Business;Jun99, Vol. 87 Issue 6, p53
Presents a case study on the distribution of shares in a family business called Venture Heating Supply. Problems with the division of company's assets; Planning opportunity for family members; Urge to purchase the desired division.
- Viessman re-united. // ACR News: Air Conditioning & Refrigeration News;Dec2012, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p8
The article reports on the move by boiler maker Viessmann to buy all the shares of fellow Germany-based refrigeration firm Viessmann Kaltechnik to reunite the 100-year-old family businesses.
- Taking stock of family-owned firms. Nelton, Sharon // Nation's Business;Oct96, Vol. 84 Issue 10, p64
Discusses two indexes tracking the stock performance of publicly held family firms. The Family Business Stock Index (FBSI), developed by NetMarquee Online Services Inc. of Needham, Massachusetts; The Loyola University Chicago Family Firm Stock Index (LUCFFSI); What each index indicates;...
- STOCK OF AGES. Estess, Patricia Schiff // Entrepreneur;Aug2000, Vol. 28 Issue 8, p102
Focuses on the management of stocks of family-owned business enterprises. Problem that may arise when stocks are fragmented into hands of several family members; Dispute among stockholders in a family-owned business enterprise; Benefits of a stock buy-back program.
- Relative values. Ferguson, Adele // BRW;03/23/98, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p22
Reports that some of the best known family-controlled listed companies in Australia have beaten the All Ordinaries index and some of the largest managed funds by a wide margin. Performance going against conventional wisdom; Analysts complaining that family control of public companies involves...
- Tieck family. // BRW;5/31/2007, Vol. 29 Issue 21, p178
The article profiles the Tieck family, member of the periodical's 2007 Rich List in Australia. The family earned $900 million in 2006. Its total wealth has increased because of its decision to remove a number of underperforming shares from its portfolio in 2007, coupled with double-digit returns...
- Ownership structure and acquirers performance: Family vs. non-family firms. Bouzgarrou, Houssam; Navatte, Patrick // International Review of Financial Analysis;Apr2013, Vol. 27, p123
Abstract: This paper investigates the impact of family control on French acquirers'' performance. We consider a sample of 239 acquisitions undertaken by French listed companies between January 1997 and December 2006. Comparing both, short-term and long-term performance, we find that...
- Patient investment of family firms in the Japanese electric machinery industry. Asaba, Shigeru // Asia Pacific Journal of Management;Sep2013, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p697
This study investigates distinctive investment behavior of family firms to distinguish among the diverse theories on the characteristics of family firms. Agency theorists emphasize reduced agency conflicts in family owned and managed firms due to alignment of interests between owners and...
- Stocks of family businesses outperform S&P 500 in study. Roush, Matt // Crain's Detroit Business;7/08/96, Vol. 12 Issue 28, p11
Reports that stocks of family-controlled businesses have outperformed the Standard & Poor's 500-stock index, according to a study in the United States. Criteria in the study; Increase in stocks in publicly traded companies; Companies involved in the study; Implications.