Customers at a Paris Baguette bakery in Shanghai. Photo: SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Customers at a Paris Baguette bakery in Shanghai. Photo: SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images
Customers at a Paris Baguette bakery in Shanghai. Photo: SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

The Korean family behind the Paris Baguette chain loses billions taking their Asian flavoured buns and croissants to the world

  • The owners of SPC Group, the company behind the brand with 6,000 global locations, is based in South Korea
  • SPC Group’s chairman Hur Young-in and his family – worth about US$3.6 billion five years ago – are left with some US$770 million, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index

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Customers at a Paris Baguette bakery in Shanghai. Photo: SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Customers at a Paris Baguette bakery in Shanghai. Photo: SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images
Customers at a Paris Baguette bakery in Shanghai. Photo: SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images
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