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The latest list of Denmark’s richest shows that the founding family behind the Lego franchise leads the pack, having increased its wealth by some DKK29bn (€3.9bn) since the same list was published a year ago.

Compiled by local newspaper Berlingske, says the Kirk Kristiansen family has wealth of some DKK97.6bn (€13.1bn), as it is now into the third generation of the family that established Europe’s biggest toymaking business.

The full list of Denmark’s 100 richest families and individuals is available here:



Jonathan Boyd
Editorial Director of Open Door Media Publishing Ltd, and Editor of InvestmentEurope. Jonathan has over two decades of media experience in Japan, Australia, Canada and the UK. Over the past 17 years he has been based in London writing about funds and investments. From editing the newsletter of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Japan in the 1990s he now focuses on Nordic markets for InvestmentEurope. Jonathan was awarded Editor of the Year at the Professional Publishers Association (PPA) Independent Publisher Awards 2017. Shortlisted for the same in 2016, he was also shortlisted in 2017 and 2015 for the broader PPA Awards category Editor of the Year (Business Media).

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