Family Business Services     

Helping family businesses flourish  

Supporting family businesses, their owners and their executives throughout their lifecycle – from start-up and growth, through to sale or succession.

All family businesses are different, but all share a unique interaction between the business and its owners – the family. At the heart of our work with family businesses is our appreciation of the key challenges that can arise when families and business collide. Our specialists work with some of the largest and most diverse family businesses in the world to help solve some of their most complex family business issues.


Our unique approach helps family businesses review and optimise the key factors which contribute to sustained growth and longevity. From supporting families with the alignment of their family vision, values and goals, and helping to define a profitable business strategy, to designing a business structure which meets both family and commercial objectives, and helping to achieve strong business performance whilst ensuring the family remains committed and strong through the generations. Our aim is to help family businesses manage the constant shifts in perspectives, goals, and interests as a result of the ever-evolving, complex lifecycles of the business, the family, and the individuals within it.

Helping to solve your most complex family business issues

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Global Family Business Survey 2019

Deloitte’s fifth annual global family business survey reports on the views of almost 800 family business leaders, and explores how family-owned businesses can achieve the right balance between the short and the long term—in the context of the unique family, marketplace and sociocultural dynamics that characterise the family enterprise.


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Key contacts

Karine Szegedi

Karine Szegedi

Managing Partner

Karine leads Deloitte Private in Switzerland and is a member of the Swiss Executive team. She is an Audit Partner and Swiss Licenced Audit Expert with over 20 years of experience in the areas of consu... More

Christophe Aebi

Christophe Aebi


Christophe is in charge of the privately held and family business segment at Deloitte. He is an audit Director at Deloitte with over 15 years of experience auditing national and international companie... More

Ferdinando Mercuri

Ferdinando Mercuri


Ferdinando has over 15 years of professional experience within the tax consulting to companies, as well in the industrial field as in the services companies. In addition to his function of Partner at ... More