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Rothschild Family

Rothschild staff give time and talent for charity

Home-baked cakes, home-cooked BBQ dinners, wine appreciation classes and a game of golf with the chairman - Rothschild's staff generously put their talents up for sharing at the financial advisory group's Christmas party and auction this month.

Monday, 31 December, 2012, 5:35am 1 comment

Tycoon poses as everyman to win election head start

Once Indonesia's richest man, Aburizal Bakrie is keen to show his common touch as he eyes presidential polls in 2014, but a row with the powerful Rothschild family could derail his bid.

13 Nov 2012 - 3:09am

Rothschild bends over backwards to raise funds

Creativity is in full flower when Rothschild's employees turn their minds to raising money for Operation Santa Claus at their Christmas party.

In past years, they have auctioned their services when, for example, a managing director offered a five-course champagne dinner for four at his luxurious flat. Another bought breakfast for colleagues for 10 days.

29 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Degrees of separation

Not everything about room partitions needs to be hard and fast. For many flat dwellers dealing with one big space, divvying it up can be more a visual effect than an actual partition.

'It's really important to have a concept of what the flow of the home should be,' says Los Angeles interior designer Judson Rothschild (therothschildcollection.com).

15 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

French still marching to a different drum

The cold war with Racing NSW over the licensing of Chris Munce has not gone away and, while one or two key Hong Kong officials are attending the Asian Racing Federation (ARF) conference in Sydney this week, it was notable Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges returned immediately after shaking hands at the official opening.

14 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Fine wines celebrate a fine cause ... but there's something fishy about the soup

Jebsen Fine Wines hosted a dinner on Wednesday for one of its labels. Mouton Cadet is the mass market - read lower priced - line started by Baron Philippe de Rothschild in 1930. It might hold less prestige than the vaunted Mouton-Rothschild but it's been a successful 80 years nevertheless and the celebration was held at the Hotel Nikko.

8 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

French asset manager jumps into HK fray

Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management, a French asset manager, officially kicked off its Hong Kong operations yesterday as it looked to anchor its Chinese equity management business and develop a larger client base in the region.

11 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Winemaker in bottles battle

A French winemaker is asking the courts to force Customs to hand over within a fortnight 15,612 bottles of red wine labelled Mouton Cadet seized from defunct online retailer adMart and a wholesaler.

11 Dec 2001 - 12:00am

Court case of allegedly falsely-labelled French wine

More than 15,000 bottles of wine were delivered to Eastern Court yesterday but there was no clinking of wine glasses. The deliveries - mostly kept in three trucks outside the court - were exhibits in a case of allegedly falsely-labelled French wine.

15 Jun 2001 - 12:00am

Christophe Salin's world is at Lafite

Christophe Salin lives by the French expression: someone who loves wine cannot be a bad person.

Friendly and down-to-earth, he epitomises all that is good about the wine industry. He is president of the prestigious Domaines Baron de Rothschild, overseeing the aristocratic Chateau Lafite and numerous vineyards worldwide.

11 Dec 1998 - 12:00am