Family businesses are special. They afford families the opportunity to work together with a shared vision and common values. They knit together business interests and family interests, creating a bond not otherwise easily forged. The rewards of a family business can go well beyond financial returns.
In early 2016, two psychologists, Dennis Jaffe and James Grubman, published a book entitled Cross Cultures: How Global Families Negotiate Change Across Generations. In this book, the authors identify three business cultures that prevail in family businesses worldwide. Each family business tends to fall into one of them.
In addition to covering general aerospace industry trends, this Winter 2016 Snapshot provides in-depth look at current investor universe dynamics, the impact of recent build-rate uncertainty, and shifting MRO dynamics.
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Each quarter Meridian Capital publishes its Middle Market M&A Snapshot that focuses on key trends in Middle Market M&A. The Q3 2015 Newsletter addresses new developments in the debt and equity markets and discusses the merits of a minority recapitalization.
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