Inside the shakeup of Philippines’ dynasty after patriarch’s death

Stephen Zuellig’s death last year has prompted a rejig of the family’s assets. His son tells FinanceAsia about how and why he is redeploying his wealth.

Inside the shakeup of Philippines’ dynasty after patriarch’s death

Generations of the low-profile Zuellig family have steered one of Southeast Asia’s biggest trading houses for over a century, but last year the patriarch’s death sent shockwaves through the business empire. The ensuing conflict over the direction of the group could lead to either a sharper, more focused organisation, or a gradual decline.

The chairman of the Zuellig Group, Stephen Zuellig, died in January last year at the age of 99, leaving behind four...

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