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A Guide to Investing From the Richest Family on the Planet

Third-generation Waltons are bolstering their fortune by investing in trendy restaurants, energy technologies and cycling clothes.

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A Guide to Investing From the Richest Family on the Planet

Third-generation Waltons are bolstering their fortune by investing in trendy restaurants, energy technologies and cycling clothes.By Tom Metcalf and Tom MaloneyAugust 16, 2019, 12:00 PM GMT+1

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Sam Walton would probably be bewildered by the businesses his grandchildren have chosen to pursue, but the late founder of the world’s largest family fortune would likely have applauded their initiative.

Sam Walton owner of Walmart and family

Grandson Ben Walton, 44, owns Zoma Capital, which makes investments in areas such as energy and water. His cousins Steuart and Tom bought Rapha, a high-end British cycling brand, for a reported $225 million in 2017. Tom’s Ropeswing Group operates an assortment of restaurants in Bentonville, Arkansas, that target millennials. Continue reading

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