BanyanGlobal Family Business Advisors

We guide you through
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At Banyan, we understand that as family business owners you face difficult choices about what’s best for both the business and the family. As advisors, we can help you identify the decisions you face, the options you have, and the implications of each choice—as you navigate that process together as owners.

Family business is a team sport. You can win together – or lose together. We’re here to help. 

How we can help you

We have advised more than 250 family-owner groups. So we’ve seen a few things.

As family business owners you face more complex decisions than other businesses and other families. We understand these unique challenges because we have been working with and learning from family enterprises for more than a decade.

We’re stuck. How can you help?

Are we the worst family you've ever seen?

What are the biggest risks in a transition process?

How do we motivate the next generation to step up?

How do I know if my children are ready to step up?

Harvard Business Review Family Business Handbook 

Co-authors Josh Baron and Rob Lachenauer, founding partners of Banyan, share sophisticated guidance and practical advice for any family business owner, family member, or executive. The authors present proven methods and approaches for communicating effectively, managing conflict, building the right governance structures, and more.

“Want your family business to endure, not just for years, but for generations? This is the book for you! Baron and Lachenauer fully understand the challenges and opportunities of family businesses and provide excellent and actionable guidance and advice. As a mother and daughter in a 5th generation family business, we know such guidance is invaluable. This Handbook is approachable and a great resource for every generation.”

Pamela Mars Wright and Charlotte Rossetter, 4th and 5th generation Mars family

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