General Family Business Advisory

February 10, 2015

We have worked with a major shipping family business in Greece on drafting a shareholders’ agreement (decision-making mechanisms, dead-lock resolution, investment and exit rules, etc.), preparing the CEO’s mandate, setting up governing entities (Board of Directors and Advisory Board) and setting up a family council.
Today, NECG's DIrector is a  member of the Advisory Board of one family branch Holding, advising on assets and estate planning, involvement in the larger family owned...

Will Drafting & Succession Planning for a Family Business

August 20, 2014

NECG helped the owner and chairman of a large family business specializing in retail, in drafting his succession will concerning ownership, management, treatment of family members and governance of the Group / companies. All were embedded in a Foundation (in Vaduz), that Mr. Roger Dib NECG’s founder and Director, assisted by the family lawyers, created to govern and implement the will of the owner. Mr. Dib is currently a member of the protectors’ board that governs the foundation after the...

Conflict resolution and Insertion of Second generation Engagement for a Family Business

June 19, 2014

For a large family owned business, NECG helped the 4 brothers resolve conflicts among each others in the best interest of the company. The father / founder had withdrawn from operations and 2 brothers were involved in the family business, while the two other were not; moreover, 3 siblings were attempting to force out the brother in charge. NECG helped the four children define and accept their relevant roles in the management of their company and helped them redeploy completely in line with...

Family Business Advisory Engagement

May 21, 2014

NECG helped a large family owned business specializing in the distribution of FMCG, in (1) Resolving conflicts between the two managing brothers and redefining a healthy working relationship, (2) Preparing succession and defining roles and responsibilities of involved cousins from the third generations, (3) Preparing for the eventual partial sell-out of the Group’s equity, and (4) Addressing several management and organization issues such as restructuring the back-office and improving the...

Succession Planning, Reorganization & Governance Engagement for a Family Business

For the largest poultry producer in Lebanon, specializing in farming, slaughtering of poultry and in egg production, NECG worked with the family owners in planning the organization of the succession of the principal owner and CEO to his brother. We also worked with them to re-organize the top management structure and to initiate sound governance mechanisms.