Even though it is a developing area, Southeast Asia is already home to tens of billionaires who have built business empires across the region. Having grown their companies by working with their families or as sole entrepreneurs, ASEAN billionaires are at the head of some of the largest corporations of the region.
Successful luxury companies are not common in Southeast Asia. This female designer from the Philippines nonetheless proves that it is possible to succeed in the luxury industry. Through her creative approach, traditional crafts from the Philippines now gain international recognition in luxury jewelry and accessories.
After a few years of trough in the Vietnamese property market, real estate developers and sellers are facing a renewed buying trend. However, the Vietnamese market presents various peculiarities to understand in order to be a successful player, buyer, seller or intermediary when it comes to information and consumer behavior.
Many successful businesses were developed by a single family. Yet managing and transmitting a family business can sometimes lead to tensions and put the company at risk. This survey presents the specificity and challenges of the management and transmission of family businesses in Southeast Asia.