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Sep 19, 2012

Keeping it in the family pays

LONDON (Reuters) – With all the booms, busts, policy fixes and financial turbulence of recent years, investors would have done well to keep it in the family — or family businesses at least.

Even though family ownership to some conjures up thoughts of cronyism, internecine feuds and succession problems, performance data shows that listed companies where families have substantial shareholdings outstripped benchmark global indices over the past five years.

Sep 19, 2012
Sep 19, 2012
Sep 19, 2012

Analysis: Keeping it in the family pays

LONDON (Reuters) – With all the booms, busts, policy fixes and financial turbulence of recent years, investors would have done well to keep it in the family — or family businesses at least.

Even though family ownership to some conjures up thoughts of cronyism, internecine feuds and succession problems, performance data shows that listed companies where families have substantial shareholdings outstripped benchmark global indices over the past five years.

Sep 17, 2012
Sep 17, 2012
Sep 17, 2012
    • About Mike

      "Mike Dolan is Reuters' Investment Strategy Editor in Europe. He has been a correspondent and editor for the past 20 years, working for Reuters from London and Washington DC in a variety of roles covering global policymaking, economics and investment trends."
      Joined Reuters:
      1995
      Awards:
      Reuters Editor of the Year, 2009. Reuters multimedia journalist of the year award, 2011
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