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INSIGHTS AND COMMENTARY ON CRITICAL ISSUES FACING FAMILY ENTERPRISES GLOBALLY
PROVIDED BY THE EXPERTS AT THE CAMBRIDGE FAMILY ENTERPRISE GROUP // 
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As we commemorate our 30th anniversary, our Founder, John Davis, our partners, and our global team express heartfelt thanks to the families and organizations that we have served since 1989. We are humbled by this milestone and enthusiastic about the future. Read how supporting families on their multigenerational journeys continues to inspire us!
 
 
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What to Watch When Planning Family Enterprise Succession

Four practical ideas from John Davis for a smooth and effective handoff to the next generation, including how to flex with the changes that the next generation brings.
 
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How to Fire a Shareholder
 

In any shareholder group, some owners may be unsupportive or even obstructive. These owners can slow or reverse a company’s momentum, and in worst-case scenarios, can even take a company down. If you need to buyout an owner, use a fair process and understand the benefits and costs as outlined by Andrew Hier and John Davis.

 
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The Case for Buy-Sell Agreements Between Family Owners

Protect the ownership of your family business from destabilizing threats such as shareholders who give or sell their stake to an outside party. A buy-sell agreement's importance for a family business cannot be overstated. Learn the essentials by Dan Frosh.
 
UPCOMING PROGRAMS

MAY 5-10, 2019 / Future Family Enterprise at MIT Sloan leads multigenerational families through a stimulating conversation that will wake you up to the latest trends and important issues that are likely to impact your future success. Daily family meetings produce a tailored roadmap for effectively tackling them. Register here


JULY 22-26, 2019 / Founder to Family at MIT Sloan helps founders build a bridge to a strong second-generation team. Daily family meetings accelerate family conversations and build alignment around a plan to propel a successful first-generation company into the next generation. Register here.

SEPTEMBER 11-13, 2019 / Building a Worldclass Board guides board members, board chairs, and their successors through a deep exploration of forward-looking boards for the family enterprise—whether for an operating company, portfolio of companies, holding company, or family office. Design or revitalize your corporate governance system, and strengthen your performance as a director. EARLY REGISTRATION DISCOUNT ENDS MAY 24. Register today.

ALL YEAR / Custom Workshops are tailored to your family's and organization's goals and needs. Strengthen capabilities in your family and enterprise, build alignment around the future, and help individuals prepare for their roles in a customized manner. Contact us to discuss your interest in a private workshop.

   New Custom Workshops include: Innovation Tours // Direct Investing // The Owners' Portfolio //
   Active Owner Readiness // Entrepreneurship Bootcamp // Building Cousin Teams // and more.