About us



Founded in 1989 and headquartered in Lausanne, FBN is a federation of Member Associations spanning 65 countries.

We offer business families a safe space to learn from, share with and inspire each other about how to guide the family involvement in the business, facilitate relationships within the family and raise the awareness and importance of family business models in society

A vibrant community, FBN brings together 4,000 business families – encompassing 17,000 individual members of which 6,400 are Next Generation (between 18 ans 40 years old).

Our international events and activities range from in-person to online events.

We offer a safe space for business families to learn from, share with, and inspire each other in various formal and informal settings.