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  • Rothschild revenues fall, billionaire population up 15%, and UK tax system ‘favourable’ for family business transfers

  • Ethan Koh is a fourth-generation descendant of the Singaporean family behind Heng Long Leather—a tannery for exotic skins which supplies some of the world’s top luxury brands. Koh founded Ethan K in 2009 as a maker of vibrant bespoke crocodile skin handbags, which proved popular with royals. He told Alexandra Newlove about capturing the millennial imagination, his most unusual bespoke requests, and his advice for the next generation looking to make their mark

  • One of the main risks associated with so-called “passion investing” is in its name—the high level of adoration and emotion involved, which sometimes takes the place of rational decision-making.

  • Youthful energy for Britain’s oldest bank, BMW recalls another 300,000 cars, and Buffett takes bigger bite of Apple.

  • Sister of Subway founder retires after 45 years, Monica Mondardini steps away from GEDI, Tata and John Deere lease to subsistence farmers

  • In five years’ time, the battle to keep data secure against cyber-attacks will descend into a “machine on machine war” with the advancement of artificial intelligence, a former head of MI5 says.

  • Ghazi Abu Nahl, insurance magnate, philanthropist, and father-of-five, shows few signs of slowing down. Despite turning 72 this year, his schedule sees him in a new city virtually every week. So how did a former refugee, who describes his ideal day as being at home with his wife and children, build a global business empire with more than $5 billion in assets? Alexandra Newlovereports

  • More family offices are looking to shift jurisdiction this year, advisers say, as political instability continues from London to the Middle East.

  • Bolloré held over corruption enquiry, Grosvenor ‘resilient’ despite weak UK valuations, and ‘rage’ sisters ousted from family firm.

  • Nut rage to water rage, Holtzbrinck family use special structure to keep control, and family-owned giants step up climate action

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