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The family-business factor in emerging markets
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The family-business factor in emerging markets

December 2014—Family-owned businesses are a large and growing force. Organizations that want to collaborate—or compete—with these companies in emerging markets must first understand them.more

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Lessons from the diwaniya: An interview with Sulaiman Abdulkadir Al-Muhaidib

December 2014—The chairman of Saudi conglomerate Al Muhaidib reflects on the values of his father—the company’s founder—and lessons learned while growing up in the family business.more

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Private equity: Changing perceptions and new realities

April 2014—Industry performance is better than previously thought, but success is getting harder to repeat. Investors and firms will need to adapt to changing conditions.more

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Private-equity lessons from the front line

July 2013—The opportunities are still plentiful if investors apply a different skill set. Four leading private-equity players discuss the outlook.more

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Due diligence in China: Art, science, and self-defense

July 2013—Widespread delisting of Chinese companies has investors rethinking due diligence and looking harder for subtle clues that something is amiss.more

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How alternative investments are going mainstream

September 2012—Almost given up for dead during the crisis, they have fully recovered and are set to outpace traditional assets over the next few years.more

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Private equity’s new Asian strength

August 2012—A rebound signals opportunity—and a need for flexibility as the market evolves.more

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The emerging equity gap: Growth and stability in the new investor landscape

December 2011—Short of a very rapid change in investor behavior and adoption of new policies in the largest emerging economies, the role of equities in the global financial system may be reduced in the coming decade.more

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