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Unternehmensnachfolgen in Deutschland 2014 bis 2018


  • Kay, Rosemarie
  • Suprinovič, Olga


Wegen fehlender amtlicher Statistiken schätzt das IfM Bonn seit Mitte der 1990er Jahre die Anzahl der vor der Übergabe stehenden Unternehmen in Deutschland. Die vorliegende Schätzung für den Zeitraum 2014 bis 2018 kommt zu dem Ergebnis, dass etwa 135.000 Unternehmen zur Übergabe anstehen, weil ihre Eigentümer aus persönlichen Gründen aus dem Unternehmen ausscheiden werden. Von diesen Übergaben sind im betrachteten Fünfjahreszeitraum rund 2 Mio. Beschäftigte betroffen.

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  • Kay, Rosemarie & Suprinovič, Olga, 2013. "Unternehmensnachfolgen in Deutschland 2014 bis 2018," Daten und Fakten 11, Institut für Mittelstandsforschung (IfM) Bonn.
  • Handle: RePEc:zbw:ifmduf:11

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    1. Schröer, Evelyn & Freund, Werner, 1999. "Neue Entwicklungen auf dem Markt für die Übertragung mittelständischer Unternehmen," IfM-Materialien 136, Institut für Mittelstandsforschung (IfM) Bonn.
    2. Haunschild, Ljuba & Wolter, Hans-Jürgen, 2010. "Volkswirtschaftliche Bedeutung von Familien- und Frauenunternehmen," IfM-Materialien 199, Institut für Mittelstandsforschung (IfM) Bonn.
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    1. Ahlers, Oliver & Hack, Andreas & Kellermanns, Franz W., 2014. "“Stepping into the buyers’ shoes”: Looking at the value of family firms through the eyes of private equity investors," Journal of Family Business Strategy, Elsevier, vol. 5(4), pages 384-396.
    2. Schlepphorst, Susanne & Moog, Petra, 2014. "Left in the dark: Family successors’ requirement profiles in the family business succession process," Journal of Family Business Strategy, Elsevier, vol. 5(4), pages 358-371.

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    Unternehmensübertragungen; Familienunternehmen; Deutschland; Bundesländer; business transfers; family businesses; Germany; regions;

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    • L19 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Other
    • M19 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration - - - Other
    • M29 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Economics - - - Other

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