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May 10, 2023

In this week’s FB Roundup, Sir Jim Ratcliffe proposes a new £5 billion Manchester United buyout bid; Barry and Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Sport sale falls down; and hedge fund billionaire Louis Bacon wins $203 million in a defamation case.

Sir Jim Ratcliffe proposes £5 billion Manchester United buyout bid
After nearly having his dreams of owning Manchester United football club dashed after current owners the Glazer family said the team was not for sale, British petrochemicals billionaire Sir Jim Ratcliffe is proposing a full buyout of the Premiership team after three years if he succeeds with his revised £5 billion bid.

May 4, 2023

With an audience of global representatives and industry experts, Asia Alliance Bank revealed its adoption of artificial intelligence at a conference in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

May 3, 2023

An experienced fourth-generation family member who has the passion and drive of a first-generation founder, Philippe J. Weil is a man of unique insight and knowhow. Here in his own words, he talks about effective governance advice and the importance of listening to every generation…

An experienced fourth-generation family member who has the passion and drive of a first-generation founder, Philippe J. Weil is a man of unique insight and knowhow.

Coming from a Swiss Jewish family that has traded in one form or another for more than 400 years, his great grandfather on his father’s side made a splash in the textiles industry before the family diversified into commodity trading and residential real estate.

April 25, 2023

Jefferson Sun, founder and CEO of Fargo Wealth Group, talks about how the past ten years have been a golden decade for Chinese entrepreneurs and what local governments are doing to help establish a raft of new family offices as a result.

Having seen a rise in demand for flexibility within a traditionally rigid banking system, Fargo Wealth Group was established to offer a wide range of expertise to ultra-high-net-worth (UHNW) individuals and families - from wealth management to asset management and family office services to FinTech innovation.

March 9, 2023

Stephen Lane, the CEO and founder of Propstore, talks about the growth of a unique and valuable passion investment asset class, the importance of authenticity and the pitfalls to avoid when searching for that perfect entertainment memorabilia artifact. 

As the CEO and founder of Propstore, Stephen Lane has grown his firm from a cottage industry into one of the world’s leaders in entertainment memorabilia. 25 years after establishing the company and after he and his team have unearthed and put to auction some of the most valuable and exciting artifacts from the history of film and television, Stephen is rightly recognised as one of the foremost experts in his field.

February 10, 2023

The CEO of JSCB "ASIA ALLIANCE BANK", one of the fastest developing banks in the Republic of Uzbekistan, talks about what his home country has to offer family offices looking to establish in the Turkic States and the key issues affecting ultra-high-net-worth families in the region.

Since it was established in 2009, JSCB “ASIA ALLIANCE BANK” has ridden a wave of success that has seen it grow its position in all major markets of banking services. And, due to its sound strategy, consistent financial policy and adherence to the values of civilized business operations, the bank has gained a reputation for being a strong and reliable partner.

January 16, 2023

In this week’s FB Roundup, Bernard Arnault appoints his daughter Delphine to run Dior; Andrew Forrest says Australia-to-Singapore solar plan is no longer viable; and the heirs of Subway’s founders are set to reap dividends from $10 billion sale deal.

Bernard Arnault appoints daughter Delphine to run Dior
The world's richest man and chairman of luxury goods giant LVMH, Bernard Arnault, has officially appointed his daughter Delphine as the chief executive officer (CEO) of French luxury fashion house Dior.

Arnault’s eldest child takes the reins in a further management shakeup, having recently assigned his eldest son, Antoine, to run the family-owned holding company Christian Dior SE.

December 13, 2022

In this week’s FB Roundup, Bernard Arnault’s oldest son takes over as CEO of Christian Dior SE; Hong Kong tycoon Jimmy Lai is jailed on a fraud charge; and Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa picks his crew for SpaceX's flight to the moon.

Bernard Arnault’s oldest son takes over as CEO of Christian Dior SE
Antoine Arnault, the eldest son of French billioaire Bernard Arnault, has been officially anointed as the chief executive officer of Christian Dior SE, the family owned holding company which operates luxury goods giant LVMH.

Antoine steps up as both CEO and vice-chairman, replacing Sidney Toledano, the former president of LVMH’s Fashion Group and chief of the Christian Dior Couture brand.

November 21, 2022

In this week’s FB Roundup, Andrew Forrest launches a $25 billion Ukraine reconstruction fund; Tom Ford becomes a billionaire after selling his fashion brand to Estée Lauder; and Masayoshi Son faces a $4.7 billion SoftBank bill.

Billionaire Andrew Forrest launches $25 billion Ukraine reconstruction fund
Andrew Forrest, the Australian mining billionaire best known as the former chief executive officer of Fortescue Metals Group (FMG), has committed $740 million of his own fortune to the Ukraine Green Growth Initiative.

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