Sunday May 31, 2020

Change is brewing for Guinness family

The wealthy and fascinating brewing dynasty is heading to the High Court shortly to update a ‘very old-fashioned’ family financial arrangement

6th May, 2018
The Guinness brewery at St James’s Gate in Dublin 8: the Guinness family is now preparing to reorganise its financial empire in the High Court

Is trouble brewing for a branch of the extended Guinness family? That’s what it looks like when two family members lodge High Court actions in Dublin against more than 30 of their relatives – a move which has the potential to shine a spotlight on the vast wealth and inner workings of one of Ireland’s most storied dynasties.

But, according to Kieran Guinness, the move is simply a reorganising of his branch...

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