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JULY – DECEMBER 2018
7th EFB BUSINESS BAROMETER EDITION

In October, EFB launched the seventh edition of the European Family Business Barometer in partnership with KPMG

The 7th edition of the Barometer, which received more than 1500 contributions from family companies across all the continent, underlines how family businesses, despite facing political uncertainty, increased competition, and technological disruption, are still growing and are positive about their future.

5TH EFB SUMMIT IN BRUSSELS

The 5th European Family Business Summit took place on the 6th of November in Brussels and was entitled “The New Europe: The Family Business Perspective”

Over 100 family businesses entrepreneurs from 18 European countries attended this event to discuss the most pressing issues facing Europe and family business alike. Topics such as Sustainability, digital and technology, debt vs equity and the transfer of business were all brought up during the day

COMMISSIONER OETTINGER ADDRESSES THE EFB SUMMIT.

Last November, EU Budget Commissioner, Günther Oettinger, delivered the keynote address at the EFB Summit.

He underlined the importance of family businesses and the special attention they deserve, as the main custodians of social capital, respect and commitment for both the workforce and the community.

THE NEW EUROPE: POSITION PAPER

EFB presents its vision for the future of Europe at the 5th European Family Business Summit

Launched in conjunction with the 5th European Family Businesses Summit, on the 6th of November, EFB released its Future of Europe paper. With this paper, we  highlights some of the main challenges facing Europe and family businesses alike and propose some recommendations.

SAVE THE DATE

Our next EFB Summit will be held in Madrid on the 19th and 20th November 2019. We hope you can join us!