Shareholder Foundations of Enterprises: The North European style of securing family businesses for the long term—rising up to the global challenge

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This article explores how and why the traditional business succession system within family busi- nesses needs to be reconsidered. Holding Foundations are generally overlooked although they provide a purpose-driven ownership structure with a stewardship governance that avoids family conflicts, taxation and dispersed ownership affect- ing the family business. In this article, the authors combine their experiences and insights from Denmark and the Netherlands with shareholder foundations of enterprises.
Original languageEnglish
JournalTrusts & Trustees
Issue number7
Pages (from-to)654-662
Number of pages9
Publication statusPublished - 2020

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