Every family needs an estate plan. Does your family have one?

Believe it or not, you have an estate. In fact, nearly everyone does. Your estate is comprised of everything you own— your car, home, other real estate, mpesa account and savings accounts…

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Interview with Joseph Okelo by Tharawat Magazine

Written by James Lee – Tharawat Magazine

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Is Your Family Company Ready for Intergenerational Changes?

In the lifecycle of a family business, the family undergoes three major events: birth, marriage, and death. While each event occurs at vastly differing points in the timeline, they all have profound implications that can drastically alter the trajectory of the firm.

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How to Bridge the Generation Gap in Your Family Business

The Woods brothers, second-generation heirs to an empire of food distribution nationwide, were facing their first crisis related to the transfer of their shared patrimony to the next and third generation.

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4 Questions Younger Family Business Members Should Ask Themselves


How and when are you best prepared to run your family’s business? For Eric Babolat, this question came unexpectedly and tragically early.

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Fighting the Family Feuds

July 8th 2015

Family 1: Ben and his wife, Lisa, bought their orthotics business from B.

After a few months, Lisa began to realize that Ben was great with the manufacturing process, but he frequently avoided the paperwork necessary to process orders.

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Avoid the Traps That Can Destroy Family Businesses

Nearly 75 years ago a charismatic Brazilian entrepreneur named Enrique Rosset started an eponymous textile and apparel manufacturing company in São Paulo.

Some 40 years later he and his oldest son decided to diversify by acquiring Valisere, an upscale but failing lingerie business.

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Timeless Lessons From a Fourth-Generation Family Business

May 01, 2015

The Cassim family owns and operates Fashion House based in Johannesburg, South Africa. This family business is celebrating 75 years of supplying textile wholesale to resellers, along with ready made curtains and blankets.

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