Bumi Co-founder Nathaniel Rothschild

Bumi Co-founder Nathaniel Rothschild

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Nathaniel Rothschild, co-founder of Bumi Plc, and Indonesia’s Bakrie Group, a palm oil-to-property empire run by billionaire politician Aburizal Bakrie and his brothers, set up Bumi Plc by bundling 29 percent of Bumi Resources and 85 percent of PT Berau Coal Energy in a $3 billion deal in 2010.