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The Biggest Private Family Businesses and their Family Offices

Not all privately controlled family businesses have family offices. But many do. Below is a list of the top 50 family businesses in the world in terms of revenues and the family offices connected to members of the owning family. For the list, Family Capital has excluded businesses founded after 1985.

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Private Family Businesses and their Family Offices

wdt_ID Family Business Based Family Owners Revenues 2017 $bn Family Office
1 Schwarz Gruppe Germany Schwarz-Schütte family 126.7 Zukunftsfonds Heilbronn
2 Cargill US Cargill and MacMillan 109.6 Waycrosse Inc
3 Tata Sons India Tata 100 RNT Associates (Ratan Tata)
4 Koch Industries US Koch 95.1 1888 Management and Koch Equity Development
5 Aldi Group Germany Albrecht 74 Markus Stiftung (Theo Albrecht and family) and Siepmann Stiftung (Karl Albrecht and family)
6 Auchan Holding France Mulliez 63.8 Mobilis
7 Hinduja Group India Hinduja 50 Hinduja Family Office
8 Aditya Birla Group India Birla 44.3 Understood to have a family office, but unknown
9 IKEA Netherlands/Sweden Kamprad 43.4 Interogo Holding
10 Louis Dreyfus Company Netherlands Louis Dreyfus 43 Louis-Dreyfus Family Office LLC
Family Business Based Family Owners Revenues 2017 $bn Family Office

 

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