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Wallenberg

Raoul . 1912--? Swedish diplomat, who helped (1944--45) thousands of Hungarian Jews to escape from the Nazis. After his arrest (1945) by the Soviets nothing is certainly known of him: despite claims that he is still alive he is presumed to have died in prison
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The social democrats were seriously discussing the socialization of the commercial banks, the largest one of which is controlled by the Wallenberg family.
2bn [pounds sterling] by EQT, a private equity vehicle owned by the Swedish Wallenberg family.
EQT, which is controlled by the billionaire Wallenberg family, will buy the remaining business which includes Upper Crust and Harry Ramsden's fish and chip restaurant chain.
Swedish private equity group EQT Partners, which is controlled by the billionaire Wallenberg family, will buy the remaining airport and railway businesses, which include Upper Crust and Harry Ram-sden's fish and chip restaurant chain.
In Sweden, the Wallenberg family controls roughly half the total market capitalization of the Stockholm Stock Exchange, report Randall Morck, of the University of Alberta, and Daniel Wolfenzon and Bernard Yeung, both of the Stern School of Business at New York University.
The two power blocs that currently control Ericsson are Investor, the holding company of the powerful Wallenberg family, and Industrievaerden, which is owned by the banking giant Handelsbanken.
Nordic buyout firm EQT, which is owned by Wallenberg family holding company Investor AB, has reportedly put it up for sale for approximately EUR 700 million.
A group of Swedish and international businesses, primarily companies with connections with the Swedish Wallenberg family, are to invest some DKK110m in a competing portal called IPX, according to Berlingske Erhverv.
GM and Saab's other owner, Investor AB, the Swedish holding company controlled by the Wallenberg family, agreed to invest $524 million in Saab to pay for the development of new models.
Vissert Hooft of the provisional World Council of Churches, the Wallenberg family of Sweden, and others.
Sweden's Wallenberg family controls Gambro through its Investor AB investment firm.