Prince of Liechtenstein Foundation

Prince of Liechtenstein Foundation

The Prince of Liechtenstein Foundation is a portfolio of private companies owned by the Princely Family of Liechtenstein. It is essentially a cap for a multitude of investments, such as the Liechtenstein Global Trust (LGT), the Hofkellerei wineries, Rice Tec Inc, [ [ Princely House of Liechtenstein] (companies)] and real estate holdings in Vienna, Austria. The Foundation is the beneficiary of the LGT Group Foundation, which is currently chaired by Prince Philipp Erasmus. It is what is known as a hedge fund investor. [ [ Holt, Andrew (27 October 2003) "Making Royal Progress", European Pensions & Investment News (EPN), Issue 211.] ]

The Foundation is a Vaduz-based establishment since 1970, created to manage assets of the Princely Portfolio. Hans-Adam II, Prince of Liechtenstein was head of the Foundation from 1970 through 1984. [ [ Encyclopedia Britannica] ] He is still the main beneficiary of the Foundation at the present time. [ LGT report, 2004, Page 30] ] The chairman of Pearson PLC, Glen Moreno, is on the Board of Trustees at the Foundation and also LGT. [ [ Pearson] (Board of Directors, Annual Report, 2005)] Professor Dr. Cuno Pümpkin, the Chairman of the Board of Directors at Invision Private Equity AG, is a former member of the Board of the Foundation/LGT Group. [ [ Invision Board of Directors] ]


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