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In the second quarter 2018 issue of Owner to Owner, we speak with John and Sue Leone of Bonney Forge, examine family business decision-making with BBH Senior Advisor Ellen Perry, discuss recapitalizations in a family business and review the ...
Tom Martin, Michael Mazur and Christine Hourihan provide an overview of the business environment on three fronts: the overall economy, the credit markets and the private equity and mergers and acquisitions markets.
In the feature article of this issue of Owner to Owner, we sit down with father-daughter duo John and Sue Leone of Bonney Forge to discuss how the company evolved into a family business, what it is like to work with family members and how they ...
We speak with Ellen Perry, a Senior Advisor to BBH, to discuss the complexities around decision-making in a family business, how families can overcome decision blockers and the tools families can use to foster better decision-making.
Benjamin Persofsky, John Secor and Brett Sovine address the different types of recapitalizations and what to consider when evaluating one. In addition, they zero in on shareholder reorganizations, a common form of recapitalization for families ...
In this issue of the Commodity Markets Update, we examine steel and aluminum tariffs, regulations in the shipping industry, this past winter’s cold front and the electric vehicle revolution.
Benjamin Durfee and Jay Foraker examine the main drivers supporting positive trends in the steel industry and outline the implications that President Trump’s tariffs will have on the domestic steel market.
Ben Macaskill discusses how the announcement of tariffs and sanctions in March and April has unsettled aluminum markets.
John Harms looks at the new IMO 2020 regulation, which caps the amount of sulfur content allowed in the fuel used to power ships, and its impact on shippers and refiners.
Lewis Hart sits down with James Calaway, the chairman of Global Geoscience, to discuss the growth in lithium demand, what it will take to ramp up supply and how lithium is driving the electric vehicle revolution.
In the first quarter 2018 issue of Owner to Owner, we speak with Dutch Bros Coffee Founder Travis Boersma, interview BBH Managing Partner Bill Tyree, discuss QSBS elections and review the business environment.
Tom Martin, Ben Macaskill and Christine Hourihan provide an overview of the business environment on three fronts: the overall economy, the credit markets and the private equity and mergers and acquisitions markets.
In the feature article of this issue of Owner to Owner, we sit down with Travis Boersma, the founder and CEO of Dutch Bros Coffee, to discuss growing and scaling the business, the importance of people, values and culture and why he’s in the ...
As BBH kicks off its bicentennial anniversary, we speak with Managing Partner Bill Tyree about critical turning points at the firm, the company’s culture and values and the importance of speaking up.
Wealth Planner Karin Prangley discusses the QSBS election – a method used to sell shares in a C corporation completely or partially income tax-free.
Our Female Finance Firsts feature showcases the achievements of 12 women who were pioneers in the finance and business fields.
In this issue of the Commodity Markets Update, we look at the history of U.S. trade policy, changes in the inland barge industry, the impact of food regulation and the effect of strategic metals quotas.
John Harms explores how a decline in demand for coal – driven both by free market forces and the rise of natural gas, along with higher environmental standards – is upending the inland barge industry.
BBH sits down with Dan Phipps, CEO of Red River Foods Group, to discuss the transformative changes occurring in the supply chain for food and food ingredients, zeroing in on food regulation.
Henry Goldman explores how a quota on production of two strategic metals, tungsten and fluorspar, is buoying prices.
In the fourth quarter 2017 issue of Owner to Owner, we sit down with Eating Recovery Center Founder Dr. Ken Weiner, provide an overview of behavioral health in the U.S., discuss creating a family constitution and review the business environment.
Tom Martin, Jeff Miller and Christine Hourihan provide an overview of the business environment on three fronts: the overall economy, the credit markets and the private equity and mergers and acquisitions markets.
In the feature article of this issue of Owner to Owner, we sit down with Dr. Ken Weiner, founder and CEO of Eating Recovery Center, to discuss his criteria for identifying the best partners, the power of a unique vision and the criticality of ...
Jeff Miller provides an overview of behavioral health in the U.S. and covers laws and societal trends that have led to more support for diagnosing and treating such disorders.
Wealth Planners Karin Prangley and Anne Warren cover an important topic for private business owners: creating a family constitution to enable seamless business and wealth transitions.
We present a webinar, in partnership with WFFConnect and the Center for Women & Wealth, on the five key considerations business owners should map out before raising capital to grow their companies.
In the third quarter 2017 issue of Owner to Owner, we discuss the process of selling or merging a company, look at the importance of patient capital in a family business, break down the forms of joint property ownership and review the business ...
Tom Martin, John Wert and Christine Hourihan provide an overview of the business environment on three fronts: the overall economy, the credit markets and the private equity and mergers and acquisitions markets.
In the feature interview of this issue of Owner to Owner, BBH sits down with three companies to discuss the lead-up to the eventual sale or merger of their business, their experiences during the process and the lessons they learned.
John Secor, Ajit George and Kyle Gordon discuss a key issue faced by family businesses: the difficulty of managing capital and liquidity demands. They zero in on a critical factor of finding the right balance – patient capital – and provide advice ...
Relationship Manager Reed Smith and Wealth Planner Ali Hutchinson break down the forms of joint property ownership, honing in on tenancy by the entirety and its advantages for business owners.
In this issue of the Commodity Markets Update, we discuss the beer distribution business, explore blockchains and distributed ledgers in trade finance, examine the expansion of renewable energy sources and look at the rise of alternative financing ...
Ryan Ramos discusses the beer distribution business and explores the arguments being made to state legislatures that could shift the contours of how a nearly 100-year-old supply chain functions.
Max Schlubach looks at blockchains and distributed ledgers in trade finance, exploring whether the digitization of commodity documentation will change the way financial institutions have interacted with the global commodity industries.
Lewis Hart looks at trends in the U.S. power market. He zeroes in on renewable energy sources and the profound impact government policy is having on their surge in usage.
Alice Birnbaum explains how technology and financial innovation are coming together to make financing more efficient for commodity trading firms seeking working capital funding.
Alison Hutchinson and Melineh Ounanian discuss the fundamentals an individual must follow in order to be a good trustee when the trust owns business interests.
BBH sits down with Dan Kenary, founder and CEO of Harpoon Brewery, to discuss his experience pioneering craft brewing, building the Harpoon brand and culture and selling a large minority stake in the brewery to an employee stock ownership plan.
In the second quarter 2017 issue of Owner to Owner, we sit down with Keith Campbell, chairman of Mannington Mills, look at the considerations and challenges when succession planning for family businesses, discuss buy-sell agreements and review the ...
Tom Martin, Patrick Scott and Christine Hourihan provide an overview of the business environment on three fronts: the overall economy, the credit markets and the private equity and mergers and acquisitions markets.
In the feature interview of this issue of Owner to Owner, BBH sits down with Keith Campbell, chairman of family-owned business Mannington Mills. We discuss the company’s approach to succession planning, hiring non-family executives, the importance ...
BBH speaks with Patricia Angus, a writer, lecturer and advisor to multigenerational families, about the many considerations and challenges when succession planning for family-owned businesses.
Wealth Planner Anne Warren discusses a succession planning tool for family business owners, which is critical though often overlooked: buy-sell agreements.
In this issue of the Commodity Markets Update, we sit down with the founders of Brooklyn Roasting Company, look at patterns in the crude oil market’s term structure, examine how the Food Safety Modernization Act is creating winners and losers and ...
BBH sits down with Jim Munson and Michael Pollack, Brooklyn Roasting Company’s co-founders, to discuss building the business, expanding from wholesale to retail, incorporating social goals into the company’s mission and identifying opportunities ...
In this article, Max Schlubach delves into patterns in the crude oil market’s term structure. He looks at how changes in the futures curve are affecting hedging behavior and prices among physical market players.
As regulatory compliance becomes even more important in the food and beverage industry, Carlos de Mello examines how the Food Safety Modernization Act is creating winners and losers.
In this interview, we speak with John Keough, a Partner at Clyde & Co, to review how special liens can work to the benefit of certain trade participants and detriment of others.