SMEs, Families and Capital Markets, with keynote speech by EVP Dombrovskis at ECGI - SSE Riga Conference

SMEs, Families and Capital Markets, with keynote speech by EVP Dombrovskis at ECGI - SSE Riga Conference

Morten Bennedsen, Anete Pajuste, Marco Becht

July 15 2020

SMEs, Families and Capital Markets Conference (Riga): Session 1- Introduction and Welcome: Anete Pajuste (Stockholm School of Economics (Riga) and ECGI) and Marco Becht (Solvay Brussels School for Economics and Management and ECGI) Opening Address: Valdis Dombrovskis (Executive Vice-President of European Commission) Family Businesses – Performance, Governance and Succession: Morten Bennedsen (INSEAD and ECGI) Panel Discussion: What Can Capital Markets Offer SMEs and Family Businesses?: Kārlis Urbāns (KPMG Baltics), Ivars Bergmanis (LHV), Vikas Mehrotra (Alberta School of Business, University of Alberta), Anete Pajuste (Stockholm School of Economics (Riga) and ECGI)

The "SMEs, Families and Capital Markets" conference took place on 19/06/2020 online and at Stockholm School of Economics in Riga. For more information please see the following link: https://ecgi.global/content/smes-families-and-capital-markets#!event-about

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[Riga] One of the priorities mentioned in the Entrepreneurship 2020 Action Plan of the European Commission is “easing business transfers”, for example, through reducing cross-border inheritance tax obstacles, improving information and advice services, and other initiatives. Likewise, stock exchanges are attempting to ease obstacles for SMEs, that are predominantly family-owned, to raise capital through public markets. The conference examined these tendencies. 

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