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  • The UK's largest charitable foundations increased their giving by 10% over the 18 months to March 2013, according to the Association of Charitable Foundations (ACF), despite falling public and corporate donations.

  • When third-generation Clinton Ang, 40, joined his family’s Singapore-based wines and spirits distribution firm, Hock Tong Bee, he spotted an opportunity to create wines tailored to Asian tastes. Now his Cornerstone brand is gathering devotees across the continent.

  • James Packer's expansion plans for his resorts business in Sri Lanka have suffered a setback, with the government refusing to grant a casino license for a planned $400-million (€288.3 million) development in Colombo.

  • Michael Dell's family office is likely to shed its corporate gardening company this spring in a deal expected to be worth at least $1 billion (€723 million).

  • French family-controlled conglomerate Louis Dreyfus Commodities is on the hunt for a new chief executive after its current head announced he was stepping aside after just one year.

  • A third gen of the Walmart dynasty is facing a difficult divorce from her husband of six years, after filing a civil lawsuit claiming he stole money from her during their marriage.

  • The Casella family owe their winemaking know-how to their Italian roots, but the second-generation firm is now tackling the Australian beer market with its recently launched Arvo brand. 

  • Primark, the budget fashion chain owned by the Weston family's Associated British Foods (ABF), is setting up shop in the US.

  • Only a month after he was promoted co-chief operating officer at 21st Century Fox, James Murdoch has added the role of board member of an advertising start-up to his résumé.

  • A social media platform for wealthy families has targeted the same demographic that uses its service to raise €1.2 million to fund its growing advisory division and establish a new arm that will offer advice on social impact investing.

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