Benjamin de Rothschild, The banker who had been ruling the group his father founded since 1953, and died, and was beaten by A. Heart attack Everything de 57 years old.
Press release forThe Edmund de Rothschild GroupHe, who was his boss, explained that the death occurred on Friday afternoon in Priene, Switzerland.
De Rothschild led An international financial group specializing in asset management, private banking and private equity activities, Named after his father since 1997. He is descended from the Rothschild family, which has nearly 300 years of European banking history. Passionate about finance, sailing, cars and wine, he was also a philanthropist, the company said, and was involved in the Adolphe de Rothschild Foundation Hospital. He left behind his wife, Ariane de Rothschild, and four daughters.
The de Rothschild group, set up by Baron Edmund de Rothschild, whose parents fled to Switzerland during World War II to escape persecution of the Jews, Manages assets of 160 billion eurosIt is headquartered in Geneva, operates in 33 countries and has around 2,700 employees. According to estimates by Forbes, the ownership of Benjamin de Rothschild was 1.5 billion.
In 2018 He has come At the end of a dispute started three years ago by Benjamin de Rothschild and his wife Ariane, who accused the family of creating confusion about the use of the Rothschild trademark without further qualification: since the Geneva and French branches of the dynasty had stipulated an agreement that always led them to use other identifying elements that allowed To them by specifying affiliation with two different organizations – Rothschild & Company (Franco-British) and Edmund de Rothschild (Franco Swiss).
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