Family Business

Family Business

As the pioneers of family business services in Ireland and with experience spanning two decades, we at BDO pride ourselves in being the recognised authority on Irish family business issues.

Central to our philosophy is a respect for the sensitivity and privacy of personal family issues. We believe that while specialist services can address the technical issues affecting a business, it is only through an appreciation and understanding of the family that deep and lasting solutions can be found.

To date, family business issues have centered on succession planning and in particular the role of the founder in managing succession. It has been our experience however, that the identification and nurturing of the successor can be the lynchpin to future operational success in the business.

Our Family Business Services include advice on the following:

  • Establishing a family council process
  • Managing succession
  • Formalising a family constitution
  • Improving communication
  • Strategic business planning and corporate finance for families
  • Tax Planning for family businesses
  • Personal wealth management
  • Conflict resolution.
Kevin Doyle

Kevin Doyle

Tax Partner and International Tax Coordinator, BDO Dublin
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