The Kirk Kristiansen family, owners of global toy giant LEGO, maintain the top spot on Berlinske Business’s annual rich list, reports seven59.dk
The wealthiest Top-10 in Denmark, and what they’re worth:
Kirk Kristiansen Family: (LEGO): DKK 55.3bn
Holch Povlsen Family: (Bestseller Fashion): DKK 24.6bn
Lars Larsen (Jyske Bedding): DKK 18bn
Louis Hansen Family: (Coloplast): DKK 17.6b
Merete Toosbuy Kasprzak Family: (Ecco Shoes): DKK 14.7bn
Clausen Family: (Danfoss): DKK 13.7bn
Foss Family (Foss): DKK 7.9bn
Kirk Johansen Family: (After sale of LEGO holdings): DKK 7.4bn
Enevolden Family (Pandora Jewellery): DKK 6.9bn
The estate of Maersk McKinney Møller: DKK 6.8bn
Prominent names further down the list include Saxo Bank owners Kim Fournais and Lars Seier Christensen, at 12 and 13 respectively with DKK 5.3bnn each, SKYPE founder Janus Friis at no.20 with DKK 3.4bn, and Maersk heir, Ane Mærsk Mc-Kinney Uggla, at no.54 with a personal wealth of DKK 1.3bn.
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