MPS Family Governance – successful multi-generational family business management

MPS Family Governance Advisory supports your family business to build an ownership strategy. The ownership strategy reinforces the owners' shared views of ownership goals and the future of family business from generation to generation.

At the present, some 50 000 family companies are contemplating on how to secure succession and the opportunities for family members to advance within or outside of the family company. MPS Family Governance Advisory provides concrete support, sparring and tools for family businesses in assessments and development.

MPS Family Governance Advisory supports family businesses in owner strategy related matters and facilitates professionally in necessary procedures. We design tailor-made instructions, structures and processes together with the client, enabling a successful growth for the family business. We support family businesses in board and succession planning related matters as well. In addition to that, we support the client in finding talent and managing, so that the right people can be found in the right place at the right time. MPS Family Governance Advisory has strong evidence of successful projects with family businesses. For decades, MPS has been supporting the long-term success of family businesses for small, medium and global family businesses.

Focusing on a clear ownership strategy

The owner strategy summarizes the answer to the question "why and in what way do we own?".  Family ownership does not usually aim solely on economic benefits, so much as taking responsibility of maintaining the inherited company and transferring it from generation to generation.

MPS Family Governance Advisory supports family businesses in owner strategy related matters and facilitates professionally in necessary procedures.

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 Peter Therman

"Family owners should express their intentions regarding their ownership to both board and management with a clear ownership strategy."

Peter Therman

Senior Advisor, MPS Family Governance Advisory

Succession planning

Family businesses are also supported in board and succession planning related matters. We support our clients in finding talent and managing, so that the right people can be found in the right place at the right time. The support of MPS ensures a successful generational change.

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Roy Herold

"MPS Family Governance has strong evidence of successful projects with family businesses."

Roy Herold

CEO, MPS Executive Search

Board and Management Team Audit

The main priority of family businesses is to maintain and increase assets and values for the next generation. Owners must act according to the strategies, creating sustainable board structures, while maintaining and developing their competitive position and brand as a compelling employer. The tailor-made audit of the Board and Management examines, for example, the participants' views on the strategy, goals and values. Audit also takes into account the company's cultural affairs.

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Tomi Välimäki

"Regeneration requires the management team to identify strengths and development areas, as well as synergy benefits."

Tomi Välimäki

Senior Partner

Corporate & Family Governance

Family businesses are naturally diverse, combining family, business, and ownership into one entity. For this reason, it is important for the key people to share a common view of the family, sharing responsibility, maintaining control, and dealing with power and money.

Corporate & Family Governance supports family businesses in strategic issues regarding governance and it facilitates professionally in necessary procedures. Together with the customer we design customized instructions, structures and processes to ensure a successful growth for the family business.

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Peter Therman

"We provide concrete support, sparring and tools for assessing and developíng family businesses."

Peter Therman

Senior Advisor, MPS Family Governance Advisory

Business Coaching

Business Coaching is an individual leadership development process, which is suitable for family business owners who are growing into new roles. Coaching concentrates on the unique situation and challenges of an individual, which in this case can be a family business owner who is growing into the role of a CEO. The individual builds their own abilities and skills to achieve short and long term goals with the help of a sparring coach.

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Nina Kalajoki

"Our certified Business coaches have extensive experience of both domestic and international business."

Nina Kalajoki

Senior Consultant, Certified Business Coach

Mentoring and Trainings

Through the various training and mentoring programs, MPS Family Governance provides its broad knowledge of different business areas and markets. Training and mentoring programs support the owners' ideas of their role in the company as well as in the family. They get sparring from more experienced people who have undergone similar processes.

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Minna Hirsimäki

"Mentoring is based on the confidential and goal-oriented interaction of two people."

Minna Hirsimäki

Consultant