Family business services

Helping you manage ownership and growth today, building your legacy for tomorrow.

Our commitment to your family business

The pivotal role of family businesses in economies worldwide is underpinned by your unique long-term vision, values and legacy. Success is built on your ambition and value systems. It grows with your potential and agile decision-making. It shapes your legacy. This distinctive set of characteristics gives your family business its competitive advantage. However, this competitive advantage can be threatened by today’s fast-paced change and radical disruption in the market. And as the responses to COVID-19 (coronavirus) continue to evolve, we know your business may be facing significant challenges.

That’s where PwC comes in. As your trusted advisors, we can help your family business manage ownership and growth at every stage, by providing support with family governance, succession planning and business continuity, next generation education and transitionprivate wealth management and family offices, philanthropy, values and purpose and more. No matter where your business is on its journey to success, we can be at your side with the insights and solutions you need to stay fit for growth and moving forward at the right pace.

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The Owner’s Agenda for your family business

At PwC, we’re dedicated to understanding what matters most to you and your business. We call our approach “The Owner’s Agenda”. This framework is designed to assist you in developing both your ownership and business strategies in a consistent and integrated way, reflecting that you sit at the heart of each of them, and that your agenda encompasses both.

No matter where you are on your business journey, your PwC team is at your side translating our unique vantage point and perspective into real insights that can help you succeed. Together, we can find new opportunities, and shape the future of your business. We’re built around you.

Our Global Family Business Network

What sets us apart

We step inside your agenda to understand where you want your business to evolve. From there, we assemble the right team to fit the needs of your business and take it further. We also invest in understanding what’s collectively driving our clients’ decisions by surveying thousands of family business owners and interviewing hundreds of private business CEOs every year.

NextGen and Executive programmes at Slush

Sharing experiences and gaining actionable insights

Uniquely trained at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management Center for Family Enterprise.

We’re an organisational member of the Family Firm Institute (FFI)

Supporting business-owning families in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Building your family and business generation by generation

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Peter Englisch

Peter Englisch

Global Family Business and EMEA Entrepreneurial and Private Business Leader, Partner, PwC Germany

Dr. Peter Bartels

Dr. Peter Bartels

Global Entrepreneurial & Private Business Leader, Partner, PwC Germany

Tel: +49 40 6378-2170

Francesca  Ambrosini

Francesca Ambrosini

Family Business Client Programs, PwC United Kingdom