The Business

The Business

Supporting the continuity of your Family Business across generations
Our partnership with LGA was born out of the understanding that in order ensure a stable and simple intergenerational transfer, the governance principles implemented in the family business should correspond with the needs of the family. LGA’s longstanding expertise in guidance to family businesses, along with Philosof and Co.’s unique specialty in advising and mentoring multi-generational families, enables efficient and effective management of the family and the business needs, all under one roof.

Supporting the continuity of your Family Business across generations

Philosof & Co. is the exclusive representative in Israel of Lansberg Gersick & Associates (LGA) - a global professional advisory firm supporting the world’s leading family enterprises to succeed from generation to generation.

Since 1997, LGA has worked with hundreds of leading family enterprises in over 30 countries and specialized in all aspects of organizational continuity and complex generational transitions. Their clients include some of the oldest and most successful family businesses in the world. LGA's approach is designed to bring clarity and synchronization between the business and ownership aspects necessary for the success of the family organization.

Using their expertise in organizational and family dynamics, they are able to assist families across a spectrum of needs, addressing simultaneously governance, continuity, strategy, leadership, and policies within the family business. The process is tailored to each family business according to its unique DNA in order to ensure its continuity for generations to come.
Our partnership with LGA was born out of the understanding that in order ensure a stable and simple intergenerational transfer, the governance principles implemented in the family business should correspond with the needs of the family. LGA’s longstanding expertise in guidance to family businesses, along with Philosof and Co.’s unique specialty in advising and mentoring multi-generational families, enables efficient and effective management of the family and the business needs, all under one roof.

Core Tech

LGA intervention model is rooted in organizational theory and research, and shaped by over 40 years of experience with the very practical dilemmas of hundreds of families around the world. With a core technology that we adapt to every consultation, focused on meeting the immediate needs expressed by the clients, but also looking ahead to the demands of the near and distant future. Common services LGA provides:
Succession Planning
Choosing the next leadership of the family enterprise has never been more important, or more difficult. Our aim is to help succession transitions succeed in the long term and manage this complex organizational change effectively and successfully - both for the enterprise and for the family.
Governance Assessment
We help families clarify their governance needs through a comprehensive Governance Assessment. Driven by data and our deep expertise, we are able to make strategic recommendations about the structures, processes, and policies necessary to sustain the unity and commitment of your family and the success of your enterprise.
Board Development
Few resources specifically target the dilemmas of directors in family businesses: appropriate representation of concentrated ownership, role clarification of family and independent directors, oversight of senior executives, board composition, and succession planning. We support and assist families accelerate the development of a new Board or the performance of an existing board.
Contingency Planning
We work with families to develop contingency plans by leveraging the thoughtful strategic reflection and analysis that takes place during conventional succession planning. Our goal is to provide all of your key stakeholders with confidence that the enterprise will survive the inevitable loss of its current leaders-whether happens by force or by choice.
Family Office Design
We help families with the decisions on structure, staffing, governing boards, leadership and trustee succession, models of participation across generations and family branches, funding, professional staffing, guiding values, risk assessment, and the menu of family services provided.
Social Involvement & Corporate Philanthropy
For philanthropy to be a positive experience, it must be approached with the same discipline and thoughtfulness that propels a business. we help families first define the purpose of their philanthropy, then create the structures, practices, and programs necessary to achieve it.
Educational Programs
We offer a variety of workshops, seminars, and presentations for family businesses, universities, and professional groups. Programs range from keynote addresses to multi-day workshops and full courses. All combine state-of-the-art thinking, current research, and audience participation.
Research Programs
LGA advisors are constantly developing ideas and frameworks to improve our understanding of and support family enterprise systems. We generate these insights through active research programs and share them enthusiastically with our clients and the field to support the essential educated leadership.

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