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August 10, 2016

The Duke of Westminster, the patriarch of one of the United Kingdom’s wealthiest family businesses, has died of a heart attack.

The Duke of Westminster, the patriarch of one of the United Kingdom’s wealthiest family businesses, has died of a heart attack.

The Duke, Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor, died yesterday afternoon at Preston Royal Infirmary. He was aged 64.

He was taken there from the Abbeystead Estate in Lancashire where he had suddenly taken ill, the property group Grosvenor announced.

“His family are all aware and they ask for privacy and understanding at this very difficult time, the statement said.

April 26, 2016

Being home to one of the world’s most global cities is a mixed blessing for the UK, but family businesses play a significant role in keeping regional economies ticking

Being home to one of the world’s most global cities is a mixed blessing for the UK, but family businesses play a significant role in keeping regional economies ticking

November 7, 2014

A British family office has invested venture capital in a food packaging technology that extends the shelf life of foodstuffs such as fish, allowing them to be shipped rather than air freighted.

A British family office has invested venture capital in a food packaging technology that extends the shelf life of foodstuffs such as fish, allowing them to be shipped rather than air freighted.

With the $12.6 million investment, led by Wheatsheaf Investments, BluWrap will increase the varieties of meat the technology can be applied to, including pork.

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