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.
TidsskriftTrusts & Trustees
Udgave nummer7
Sider (fra-til)654-662
Antal sider9
StatusUdgivet - 2020


  • Det Juridiske Fakultet - Foundation, Shareholder Foundation, Enterprise Foundation, Commercial Foundation

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