Today, we sent our sixth update email tracking recent actions and news concerning European Family Investment Companies (EFICs). This Edition contained news items featuring 14 FICs from Germany, France, Norway, Belgium, Denmark, Spain, UK and The Netherlands, again focussing on how European FICs are responding to the pandemic.

News coverage includes activities supporting key workers and communities during the pandemic, investments, sustainable commitments, dividend revisions, trading statements and annual results, FICs investing in FICs, use of new technology, closed-door live-streamed AGMs, Multi-Family FICs, collapsed deals and planned deals, loans, liquidity and leverage. The News Briefing concludes with seven practical Takeaways, our interpretations of what the news means for family businesses.

NOTE: EFIC News Briefing is made freely available to family businesses – during the pandemic. We hope it is of use in these challenging times. We will be happy to answer any questions or discuss anything further. And do send us your comments, ideas and suggestions and any news stories you see.

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