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April 26, 2023

In this week’s FB Roundup, David and Simon Reuben are exploring ways to finalise an LA real estate deal; the Winklevoss twins give a $100 million personal loan to their own crypto exchange; and Mike Lynch loses his bid against US extradition.

David and Simon Reuben “exploring ways” to finalise LA real estate deal
According to Bloomberg, Indian-born British businessmen David and Simon Reuben are “exploring ways to finalise one of Los Angeles’s biggest real estate projects after taking control over major parts of the $2.5 billion plan through debt financing deals.”

March 21, 2023

In this week’s FB Roundup, tributes are paid to Ann Summers boss Jacqueline Gold; Billionaire broker Charles Schwab loses $2.9 billion in SVB collapse; and Guatemala's first billionaire, Mario Lopez Estrada, dies aged 84.

Tributes paid to Ann Summers boss Jacqueline Gold
Jacqueline Gold, the British entrepreneur who was the executive chair of Gold Group International, Ann Summers and Knickerbox, has passed away at the age of 62, following a seven-year battle with breast cancer.

The 16th richest woman in Great Britain (worth £470 million in 2019, according to The Sunday Times Rich List) died just two months after the passing of her 86-year-old father, David, a businessman and co-chairman of West Ham United football club.

February 16, 2023

A beneficiary of the sale of her family’s multi-generational pharmaceutical companies, Victoria Engelhorn was determined to take the opportunity to grow, realise her own dreams and give back to society. In an exclusive interview with Campden FB, she reveals how forging her own socially responsible path gave her meaning and purpose.

The granddaughter of billionaire German businessman Curt Engelhorn, great-great granddaughter of Friedrich Engelhorn (the founder of chemical giant BASF) and the beneficiary of a family-wide windfall, Victoria Engelhorn understands all too well the heft and privilege of inheriting great wealth.

February 7, 2023

In this week’s FB Roundup, Kumar Birla appoints his children as directors of the Aditya Birla Group; the Rothschild family plan to take their investment bank private; and the son of Brazilian billionaire Banco Safra founder sues his family.

Kumar Birla appoints children as directors of Aditya Birla Group
In a purported succession overture, Indian billionaire businessman and philanthropist Kumar Birla has appointed two of his children as directors to oversee the retail unit of the Aditya Birla Group.

December 19, 2022

In this week’s FB Roundup, Egyptian-born businessman Mohamed Mansour is appointed Tory party senior treasurer; tributes are paid to Malaysian banker Teh Hong Piow; and the son of murdered billionaires triples cash reward.

Egyptian-born businessman Mohamed Mansour appointed as Tory party senior treasurer
In the run-up to the next English general election, the Conservatives have appointed Egyptian-born billionaire Mohamed Mansour  (pictured left) as senior treasurer after his company, Unatrac, has donated more than £600,000 to the party.

“It is a great honour and privilege to have been appointed as senior treasurer of the Conservative party and a member of the treasurer’s team of the party,” Mansour said in a statement.

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