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  • Formula One is backed by some of the biggest family businesses around, but it has been the efforts of one man that have enabled it to become a truly global phenomenon. Mark Dye discovers what it takes to be a part of the rich man’s world of racing

  • International expansion of a family business raises all sorts of questions in the boardroom. But just how do shareholders factor in increasing capital demands while striving to retain family values? Mark Dye reports on the complexities of globalisation

  • Port remains one of the world’s most popular wines and one of Portugal’s most successful exports. Through innovation and a good sense of direction, its most famous dynasty has remained in family hands. Mark Dye tells the story of Taylor’s

  • Several factors determine why a family business seeks to attract external capital, ranging from expansion to a change in generational ownership. Mark Dye spoke to John Mackie of Parallel to find out if obtaining private equity is the answer

  • Dirty tricks, legal battles, secrets and lies. The America’s Cup has had them all and it started as a challenge in 1851, when Lord Wilton invited America to join Prince Albert’s Great Exhibition race. Mark Dye finds the passions and rivalry have intensified with time

  • With frequent business flyers acknowledging that commercial airlines may no longer offer the level of service required, more and more people are turning to the concept of fractional ownership of private jets

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