Baltic Family Firm Institute will support building successful and strong family businesses

Baltic Family Firm Institute will support building successful and strong family businesses

Baltic Family Firm Institute (BFFI), a non-profit association, is founded as a pan-Baltic network of scholars and practitioners, with the main aim to support building successful and strong family businesses.

Other aims of the organization are:

  • to promote sustainable development of multi-generational family businesses in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania,
  • to develop research and training programs related to the activities of family firms and their corporate governance,
  • to implement information campaigns to promote the establishment of family firms, and
  • to organize events for family firm members.

Baltic Family Firm Institute’s vision is to be the leading network of scholars and practitioners in the field of family enterprise in the Baltic States.

The three pillars of BFFI :

  • Research
  • Advisory
  • Education

BFFI provide research-based knowledge and tools for family firm members, consultants and academics.

“Family companies in the Baltics are at the crucial point of the first business transfer. Successful business transfers ensure continuity, preserve employment, and uphold the value of assets. BFFI is created to support family firms during this important phase in the life cycle,” explains Valerija Kozlova, Researcher on Family Businesses at RISEBA University of Applied Sciences.

Family firm owners, managers, family office representatives, as well as consultants and advisors are kindly invited to become members and corporate partners of the Baltic Family Firm Institute. Two main membership categories are individual members and corporate members. BFFI members will benefit from regular networking and experience sharing club events, receiving news on family firm topics and regular updates from a comprehensive family firm database, as well as having access to pro bono advisory hours from legal, financial and management experts. More information about member categories and benefits can be found HERE

Valērija Kozlova Mg.oec.
Manager of ECO Council
314, Meža iela 3

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