Do family companies perform better on the stock market?
Do you know what the companies Ford Motors, Lotus Bakeries, Nike and Walmart have in common? They are all family businesses. Is it important for investors to know this? Absolutely. In general, family companies think more on the long term, have a healthier balance sheet, are more profitable and perform better on the stock market.
A recession offers significant opportunities for private equity
Anyone who has the idea that private equity is also burdened by the current corona crisis will be disappointed. The strength of private equity is that it is less sensitive to short-term movements on the stock market, because it has a much longer investment horizon with the companies in its portfolio. Moreover, this horizon is flexible. It can be adapted to market developments.