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Research Institute

The Credit Suisse Research Institute is Credit Suisse's in-house think tank. The Institute was established in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis with the objective to study long-term economic developments, which have – or promise to have – a global impact within and beyond the financial services.

Research Institute: Publication 8/2017

The Swiss Family Business Model

The report "The Swiss Family Business Model" published by the Credit Suisse Research Institute, reviews the financial performance of publically listed family-owned companies and reveals that the Swiss family-owned businesses have outperformed their local non-family-owned peers by 9% per year since 2006. Further, they also outperformed family-owned peers in Europe and globally. In this report the CSRI draws upon the conclusions from the accompanying analysis in "The CS Family 1000".

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The Swiss Family Business Model
Research Institute: Publication 7/2017

The CS Family 1000

In the report "The CS Family 1000", the Credit Suisse Research Institute extends its assessment of family-owned businesses by analyzing financial and share-price performance on a regional, sector and size basis, as well as on a global level. To test the findings and conclusions, the authors of the report performed comprehensive interviews with over 100 family-owned companies across ten countries. While multiple factors play a role when it comes to company performance, the report establishes a positive correlation with family ownership.

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The CS Family 1000