Kuok Says With Right Heir His Empire Can Last `Four Generations’

Kuok Says With Right Heir His Empire Can Last `Four Generations’

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Robert Kuok shovels dirt at a ground breaking ceremony for the Shangri-La Asia Ltd.'s new hotel in Guangzhou on Feb. 26, 2004. Through the unlisted family-owned holding company, Kerry Group Ltd., which he chairs, Kuok controls listed enterprises with a total market value of about $35 billion.