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    From Veggie Tacos to Health Care: A Tycoon’s Sprawling Bets

    (Bloomberg) — When the pandemic hit, Gaurav Burman knew he had to move fast. Burman, 48, runs his family office, which oversees about $1.5 billion in assets. The firm is the controlling shareholder of Dabur India Ltd., one of the nation’s largest consumer-goods companies, which Burman’s great-great-grandfather founded in 1884. The family is worth an estimated $9.8 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. “We introduced a number of Covid-related products,” he said in a phone interview from his home in the small Greek island of Antiparos, where he escaped to from London with his wife and two kids during the pandemic. “And we did that very quickly.” Burman Family…

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    From Veggie Tacos to Health Care: A Billionaire’s Sprawling Bets

    (Bloomberg) — When the pandemic hit, Gaurav Burman knew he had to move fast. Burman, 48, runs his family office, which oversees about $1.5 billion in assets. The firm is the controlling shareholder of Dabur India Ltd., one of the nation’s largest consumer-goods companies, which Burman’s great-great-grandfather founded in 1884. The family is worth an estimated $9.8 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. “We introduced a number of Covid-related products,” he said in a phone interview from his home in the small Greek island of Antiparos, where he escaped to from London with his wife and two kids during the pandemic. “And we did that very quickly.” Burman Family…

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