Recent Posts : Family Business

Drivers of success for SME internationalization

by Vincent Molly on Nov 3, 2017 in: Family Business

As a professor in Entrepreneurship & Family Business, I would like to share with you some insights on the internationalization of SMEs and family businesses. I will give you some ideas on how you...

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Price expectations when selling the family business

by Vincent Molly on Oct 17, 2017 in: Family Business

When selling the family business, price expectations are a delicate but crucial part of the process of business transfer, and are speculated on with a lot of discretion. From within our Knowledge...

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15 success factors for merger and acquisition processes

by Eddy Laveren and Lennert Verstreken on Sep 26, 2017 in: Family Business , Financial Management & Accounting

There are reports every day in the financial press on mergers and acquisitions in SMEs and major corporations. After all, acquisitions are a way of boosting and solidifying your company’s...

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Women stand firm at the head of family businesses

by Vincent Molly on Mar 31, 2017 in: Family Business

Family businesses have performed exceptionally well over the past few decades. There are many reasons for this, however it is especially striking that family businesses, even in later generations,...

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8 books for beneath the Christmas tree

In this blog post our thought leaders’ favorite books are featured. They all have written about a book they think other people should read. The works mentioned are divergent: from works of poetry...

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5 must-see videos for family businesses

by Vincent Molly on Nov 21, 2016 in: Family Business

Antwerp Management School has four Knowledge Communities, including the Family Business Community, that creates solutions and supports small and medium sized (family) businesses, through lectures...

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Why only one in five mergers and acquisition transactions succeeds

by Eddy Laveren on Mar 10, 2016 in: Family Business

After the financial crisis, Mergers and Acquisition (M&A) transactions are finally on the rise again. Yet only for one in five cases do the negotiations turn out to be a successful transaction. We...

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