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Nane Annan-Wallenberg - The Angel of Death
« on: March 18, 2012, 05:28:47 pm »

Annan and his wife with Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie at the World Economic Forum
Kofi Annan has been married twice. His first wife was Titi Alakija from Nigeria, and they have two children, Kojo and Ama. He is currently married to Nane Maria Annan from Sweden. She is a lawyer and artist, and has one child, Nina, from a previous marriage

While working for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Geneva, Annan met Nane Lagergren, a Swedish attorney who was also working for UNHCR. Nane is the niece of Raoul Wallenberg, who rescued tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews from deportation to Nazi death camps. They would later marry in 1984 at the UN  chapel in New York. The couple has three children from previous marriages. Kofi Annan has two children -- a daughter named Ama and a son named Kojo, from his first marriage to Titi Alakija, a Nigerian.

[ Notice how after his marriage in 1984 his employment positions pick up.... ]

In the late 1980s, Annan returned to work for the UN, where he was appointed as an Assistant Secretary-General in three consecutive positions: Human Resources, Management and Security Coordinator (1987–1990); Program Planning, Budget and Finance, and Controller (1990–1992); and Peacekeeping Operations (March 1993 – December 1996).  2011/01/18/kofi-annan-nane-lagergren-wallenberg-annan-united-nations-fn-corruption-rothschild-sweden/

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Kofi Annan and his wife Nane, while they sign the guestbook at the residence Bellevue Castle,

UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, his wife Nane, Wallenberg’s niece, and Nina Lagergren, sister of Wallenberg attended the ceremony.
The Swedish Wallenberg family – Rothschilds of Sweden
Posted on april 1, 2011

Wallenberg, the aristocrats of Swedish business and the Order of the Seraphim  2007 01 16

Bilderberg 2009 Attendee List

*SWE Wallenberg, Jacob (Chairman, Investor AB)

SWE Wallenberg, Marcus
Biography of Jacob Wallenberg, W’80, WG’81

14 October 2006 The Economist

Lynn Forester, Lady de Rothschild (b. July 2, 1954 in New Jersey, U.S.)[1] is the chief executive officer of E.L. Rothschild, a holding company she owns with her third husband, Sir Evelyn Robert de Rothschild, a member of the Rothschild family.[1]

The company manages investments in The Economist Group, owner of The Economist magazine

They have had their ups and downs, but kept the family firm together for 150 years. Now the Wallenbergs once again consider reinventing their business.

THEY are a bit like royalty,” says Peter Thelin, a manager at Brummer & Partners, a Swedish hedge fund. He is describing the Wallenbergs, whose business counts as his most aristocratic investment. The Wallenbergs have been around a long time—even longer than the Bernadottes, the royal family who came to Sweden in the early 19th century when one of Napoleon's marshals was adopted as heir by an ageing Swedish king. But it was under the House of Bernadotte that the Wallenbergs rose to prominence and now run one of the world's most successful family firms.

By the late 1990s the Wallenbergs controlled some 40% of the value of the companies listed on the Swedish stock exchange. Their interests range from Ericsson, a leading telecoms firm, to Astra Zeneca, a pharmaceuticals company now listed in London, Electrolux, a white-goods manufacturer, and ABB, a global engineering giant. After Volkswagen, the family is also the second-biggest shareholder in Sweden's Scania, for which Germany's MAN, a rival truckmaker, has made a euro9.6 billion ($12 billion) hostile bid. There is little that happens in Swedish business that does not involve the Wallenbergs.

What is the secret of their success? The family employs professional managers and has not been afraid to change. Some believe their next reincarnation could be as a private company. Despite denials that this strategy has been discussed, the Wallenbergs have the resources to buy back the shares of Investor, their main company. Moreover, they are making more private-equity investments.

Another generation

Moving with the times has helped the Wallenbergs before and could do so again. Few family businesses manage to survive beyond the third generation. A failure to develop the founder's business, together with disputes over dividing up the spoils, usually does in most family firms. Not the Wallenbergs, where the fifth generation hopes to hand over to the sixth.

The family quickly points to one factor that helps hold their enterprise together: “No one owns it, which means that we cannot consume it though we can certainly destroy it,” says Jacob Wallenberg, chairman of Investor. Most of the family's wealth is tied up in the Wallenberg foundations, which have combined assets of some SKr45 billion ($6.2 billion). These non-profit organisations provide grants of about SKr1 billion a year to science, research and the arts in Sweden. The foundations control 46% of votes at Investor and hold 22% of its capital, as well as owning big chunks of SAS, the main Scandinavian airline, Stora Enso, a huge paper company, and SKF, a maker of bearings.

The first and biggest of these foundations was set up in 1917 by childless Knut Wallenberg as a tax-saving way to keep the family wealth together. “Our first responsibility”, says Jacob Wallenberg, “is to return capital to the researchers of this nation.” Nor has the family confined itself to business. It has given Sweden a foreign minister, a Davis Cup player and Raoul Wallenberg, a hero of the second world war who rescued Hungarian Jews.

This year is the 150th anniversary of Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken (SEB), one of the Nordic region's biggest banks. It was founded by André Wallenberg and marks the start of the empire. Investor was set up 90 years ago for SEB's equity holdings in response to a law restricting banks' ownership of shares. Marcus Wallenberg (pictured on the left with his first cousin Jacob), is chairman of SEB. Both turn 50 this year.

Each generation of the Wallenbergs has done something to reinvent the family business. André Wallenberg was the financier of Sweden's industrialisation. Knut and his brother steered the family firm through the 1920s, when Sweden was badly hit by a global recession. Marcus Wallenberg, the tennis champion and grandfather of the present Marcus, ran the shop like an old-time industrialist—an apt strategy when post-war Europe was being resurrected. Peter Wallenberg, Jacob's father, became Investor's chairman in the 1980s and transformed it into a diversified investment company.

The present Marcus Wallenberg is driving the latest modernisation. He believes that the internet is for him the equivalent of the bet his grandfather placed on aviation. Marcus senior invested in Saab after the company was created in 1937. By 1946, he had sold out of railways altogether to concentrate on planes.

Marcus junior invested in Spray Networks, a Swedish internet portal, but this was a disaster. He also co-financed Bredbandsbolaget (B2), a provider of broadband and phone services. This too seemed to have failed, but Investor continued to back the company and last year it sold B2 to Telenor, a Norwegian media group, for a healthy profit.

Yet the outcome of Marcus Wallenberg's boldest technology investment is still uncertain. In 2000 he agreed to build 3 Scandinavia, a provider of third-generation mobile-phone services, in a joint venture with Hong Kong's Hutchison Whampoa. It is still leaking money, because subscribers are not switching to its services as fast as expected. The Wallenbergs agreed to fund 3 Scandinavia until 2008, when it is expected to break even. By then they will have paid between SKr8 billion and SKr10 billion for their 40% stake. If the firm is still in the red, will they let it go?

Loyal to a fault

The family takes pride in sticking to its companies through thick and thin, but says it will not hesitate to sell when prospects seem permanently dim. When Marcus senior switched from trains to planes, he wrote in a letter to his brother that this meant “a shift from the past to the future, which has been the family motto in previous generations, and is the only tradition worth keeping”. These values have not changed, says the younger Marcus. In the 1930s, Investor sold its coal and coke business because other forms of energy were being more widely used. And in the 1980s the Wallenbergs lost confidence in basic chemicals and got out of Kema Nobel.

Even so, loyalty and belief in the long term remain pillars of the Wallenberg way of doing business. Firms in the family sphere benefit from a network of carefully fostered contacts. Their bosses swap experiences and help each other search for talented executives. In return, the companies reward the Wallenbergs with multiple-voting shares and board seats. No important appointment is made without them. But this has its detractors and some suspect that the Wallenbergs concentrate more on preserving their powerful network than on the interests of Investor's 130,000 other shareholders.

“People say the Wallenbergs are only kingmakers,” fumes Jacob Wallenberg in response. They are not, he insists, and take part in all important decisions on company strategy. Moreover, the family intends to become more actively involved, even though its stakes in some companies are likely to get smaller as a result of mergers among global operators.

Today Investor has the biggest, or one of the biggest, shareholdings in ten blue-chip companies (see chart). But if Investor is to continue to thrive, it needs to do something about its investment discount. The company trades on average at some 25% less than the combined market value of its holdings, minus their share of debt. The firm's current market value is SKr119 billion. Although the discount is lower than it has been it is still “the biggest weakness of the Wallenberg empire,” says Mr Thelin, the hedge-fund manager. The discount restricts the ability to issue new equity to pay for big acquisitions.

The reason for the discount is the use of dual-class shares. Raffi Amit, who specialises in family firms at the Wharton business school, says that although dual-class shares give families more control, they tend to diminish the value of a corporation because other shareholders suspect the controlling family will grab special benefits for themselves or initiate strategic moves that help their business interests, but not those of other investors.

Perhaps the Wallenbergs should end their multiple-voting shares, especially as they are regularly under fire from Anglo-Saxon investors. But Sweden has long resisted this because some two-thirds of its listed companies have them and it helps keep firms under Swedish ownership in an open economy. Eight of Investor's core investments contain high-voting stock. Only the Anglo-Swedish AstraZeneca and the Swiss-Swedish ABB have converted to one vote per share. At Ericsson, the 1,000-fold voting rights of the Wallenbergs' A shares were reduced in 2004 to ten times the voting rights of B shares.

Jacob Wallenberg is a combative defender of multiple-voting shares. In his opinion, the Wallenbergs deserve their special rights because of their role in the foundation and development of the companies they have put their money into. Dual-class shares promote corporate Sweden's tradition of strong and involved ownership, says Rolf Carlsson, a management consultant. He thinks the system may survive at firms where Swedish ownership is considered important.

The actions of the Wallenbergs' managers have helped to reduce the discount. So far, SEB is thriving under its newish chief executive, Annika Falkengren. Börje Ekholm took over as chief executive of Investor in September last year after running Investor Growth Capital, the venture-capital arm in New York. Compared with the patrician Wallenbergs, Mr Ekholm cuts a bolder, more hands-on figure. He has certainly been busy making changes.

In May he joined forces with EQT, a Swedish private-equity company, to buy out Gambro, a Swedish medical-technology company. In June he pushed for the spin-off of Husqvarna, a maker of chainsaws and other outdoor equipment, from Electrolux. And in August he sold Investor's stake in WM-Data Nordic, an information-technology consultancy. The deals continue. Apart from the unresolved Scania bid, Atlas Copco recently agreed to sell most of its construction-equipment rental business, also to private-equity investors, for $3.8 billion.

Mr Ekholm intends to look at riskier, but more lucrative, unlisted investments, which now make up 16% of Investor's net asset value. Investor has become a big investor in private equity through its part-ownership of EQT and Investor Capital Partners, a subsidiary based in Hong Kong. Through Investor Growth Capital it finances fledgling companies in health care and technology in America. And it is the owner of other unlisted firms, such as Novare, a head hunter, and Stockholm's Grand Hotel. The advantage of these assets, says Mr Ekholm, is that “our work with them only benefits our investors”.

What to buy?

Investor is sitting on a pile of cash and is nearly debt-free. Stockholm's financial circle hums with speculation about what Mr Ekholm might do with this money. He could make a big acquisition or buy back shares. Mr Ekholm says he will look for takeover targets in financial services, technology, health care and engineering. But neither does he rule out a share buy-back.

Could he take all of Investor private and transform it into a gigantic private-equity firm? Simon Blecher, of HQ Fonder, an investment fund, calculates that the company could mobilise some SKr25 billion immediately and release another SKr40 billion in the short term, which could go a long way towards a buyout. Investor could then re-list some of its private-equity funds. This has worked for Ratos, a middle-sized Swedish investment firm, which used to trade at a big discount. Ratos now trades at a premium. Mr Ekholm, though, denies that the Wallenbergs have ever discussed taking Investor private.

The next generation, however, is waiting in the wings. The Wallenberg cousins have 11 children between them. “Of course it would be wonderful if they were interested,” says Jacob Wallenberg. It is what the family expects. But if the sixth generation takes up the reins it will have its own ideas about the future of the family firm.

Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth: therefore despise not thou the chastening of the Almighty: For he maketh sore, and bindeth up: he woundeth, and his hands make whole ; He shall deliver thee in six troubles: yea, in seven there shall no evil touch thee. - Job 5

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Re: Nane Annan-Wallenberg - The Angel of Death
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2013, 12:41:41 pm »
Interesting when UN  troops and child rapists are among the UN Troops - So Jolie provides cover for the mayhem:

Angelina Jolie: War, rape, and her UN role

Published on Dec 1, 2012
Cathy Newman sits down with actress Angelina Jolie and Foreign Secretary William Hague to discuss how to combat rape in war zones. Ms Jolie also discusses her role with the UN and her future plans.
December 14, 2012
U.N. launches review of Congo force with battered reputation

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations said on Thursday it had launched a comprehensive review of its Congo peacekeeping mission, which suffered a severe blow to its image last month after it stood aside and let rebels seize control of a major eastern city.
But U.N. Security Council diplomats and officials said any changes in the U.N.'s largest peacekeeping force would matter little if authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo did not improve their own army, and neighbouring Rwanda and Uganda continued to finance, equip and train rebel groups in mineral-rich eastern Congo.
U.N. officials have defended the U.N. Congo force, MONUSCO, for not preventing the well-equipped M23 rebels from taking the eastern city of Goma last month.
They said any attempt to have done so would have put Goma's civilian population at risk. But they are painfully aware of the damage to the image of the mission, which U.N. officials say has been quite effective over the years, in Congo and across Africa.
18 December 2012 – Preliminary findings by United Nations investigators have documented at least 126 rapes and the killing of two civilians – one a minor – during a probe into human rights violations in a part of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that recently experienced a new eruption of violent clashes and civilian displacements, a UN spokesperson said today.

 A parallel investigation by the armed forces of DRC, known by the French acronym FARDC, has led to the arrest of nine FARDC soldiers, two in connection with the rapes, and seven in connection with lootings, the spokesperson, Martin Nesirky, told a news briefing at UN Headquarters in New York.

 The probes are focused on allegations of violations committed between 20 and 30 November in and around Minova, a town close to the city of Goma, the capital of North Kivu province in the eastern DRC, which fighters from the 23 March Movement (M23) armed group occupied on 19 November.

According to the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), almost 400 women and girls were sexually assaulted amid the regional fighting and advance on Goma. “Women and girls in the displacement camps are living in constant fear of being attacked or sexually molested,” a UNICEF spokesperson, Marixie Mercado, said in an interview with UN Radio.

Nearly everyone on UK paedophile ring list is a Freemason says abuse victim
Peace at What Price?: U.N. Sex Crimes in Congo
NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2005

Widespread allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse of Congolese women, boys and girls have been made against U.N. personnel who were sent to help and protect them -- despite a so-called zero tolerance policy touted by the United Nations toward such behavior.
The range of sexual abuse includes reported rapes of young Congolese girls by U.N. troops; an Internet pedophile ring run from Congo by Didier Bourguet, a senior U.N. official from France; a colonel from South Africa accused of molesting his teenage male translators; and estimates of hundreds of underage girls having babies fathered by U.N. soldiers who have been able to simply leave their children and their crimes behind

Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth: therefore despise not thou the chastening of the Almighty: For he maketh sore, and bindeth up: he woundeth, and his hands make whole ; He shall deliver thee in six troubles: yea, in seven there shall no evil touch thee. - Job 5

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Re: Nane Annan-Wallenberg - The Angel of Death
« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2013, 03:24:34 pm »
The following photos, taken at the Westfield Marriott in Chantilly Virginia on Thursday, May 31st 2012 , confirm numerous attendees at the Bilderberg (Palm Tree) Conference:

Jacob Wallenberg (and his wife) – Swedish Banker and Industrialist.

Photo by Marcus Gabrel
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Jacob Wallenberg - > Peter Peterson ->
Jessica P. Einhorn  -> David Rockefeller -> Lynn Forester de Rothschild

Peter Schiff takes on Rockefeller, Rothschild, CFR frontman on CNBC (VIDEO)

Very interesting....

The Bilderberg Plan for 2009: Remaking the Global Political Economy
by Andrew G. Marshall
APPENDIX 1: Bilderberg Connections to the Billionaire’s Meeting

Peter G. Peterson, one of the guests in attendance at the secret billionaires meeting, was the former United States Secretary of Commerce in the Nixon administration, Chairman and CEO of Lehman Brothers, Kuhn, Loeb Inc., from 1977 to 1984, he co-founded the prominent private equity and investment management firm, the Blackstone Group, of which he is currently Senior Chairman, and in 1985, he became Chairman of the Council on Foreign Relations, taking over when David Rockefeller stepped down from that position. He founded the Peterson Institute for International Economics and was Chairman of the New York Federal Reserve Bank from 2000-2004. The Peterson Institute for International Economics is a major world economic think tank, which seeks to “inform and shape public debate,” from which, “Institute studies have helped provide the intellectual foundation for many of the major international financial initiatives of the past two decades: reform of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), adoption of international banking standards, exchange rate systems in the G-7 and emerging-market economies, policies toward the dollar, the euro, and other important currencies, and responses to debt and currency crises (including the current crisis of 2008–09).” It has also “made important contributions to key trade policy decisions” such as the development of the World Trade Organization, NAFTA, APEC, and East Asian regionalism.[37]

It has a prominent list of names on its board of directors. Peter G. Peterson is Chairman of the board; George David, Chairman of United Technologies is Vice Chairman, as well as being a board member of Citigroup, and was a guest at this year’s Bilderberg meeting; Chen Yuan, Governor of the China Development Bank and former Deputy Governor of the People’s Bank of China (China’s central bank); Jessica Einhorn, Dean of Washington's Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) of the Johns Hopkins University, former Visiting Fellow of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), former Managing Director of the World Bank, and currently on the board of Time Warner and the Council on Foreign Relations; Stanley Fischer, Governor of the Central Bank of Israel, former Vice President at the World Bank, former Managing Director at the IMF, former Vice Chairman of Citigroup, and has also been a regular participant in Bilderberg meetings; Carla A. Hills, former US Trade Representative, and was the prime negotiator of NAFTA, she sits on the International Advisory Boards of American International Group, the Coca-Cola Company, Gilead Sciences, J.P. Morgan Chase,  member of the Executive Committee of the Trilateral Commission, Co-Chair of the Council on Foreign Relations, and played a key part in the CFR document, “Building a North American Community,” which seeks to remodel North America following along the lines of the European Union, and she has also been a prominent Bilderberg member; David Rockefeller also sits on the Peterson Institute’s board, as well as Lynn Forester de Rothschild; Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, who is at every Bilderberg meeting; Paul A. Volcker, former Governor of the Federal Reserve System, regular participant of Bilderberg meetings, and current Chair of Obama’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board.

Honourary Directors of the Peterson Institute include Bilderbergers Alan Greenspan, former Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, a prime architect of the current crisis; Frank E. Loy, former Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs, and is on the boards of Environmental Defense, the Pew Center for Global Climate Change, Resources for the Future, and Population Services International; George P. Shultz, former US Secretary of State in the Reagan administration, President and Director of Bechtel Group and former Secretary of the Treasury.[38]

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See how Jessica Einhorn relates .....

Jessica P. Einhorn Ph.D.    
Independent Director and Member of Nominating & Governance Committee, Time Warner Inc.

Dr. Jessica P. Einhorn is the Dean at Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies of the Johns Hopkins University. She is at her current position since June 1, 2002. Dr. Einhorn is known internationally for her knowledge of global capital markets, public finance, and portfolio risk management. She was a Consultant with Clark & Weinstock from 2000 to 2002. Dr. Einhorn was a Visiting Fellow from 1998 to 1999, at the International Monetary Fund, and a Managing ... Director for Finance and Resource Mobilization, from 1996 to 1998, with The World Bank where she held the positions of a Vice President and Treasurer from 1992 to 1996 and a Managing Director from 1996 to 1998. As a Managing Director for Finance and Resource Mobilization, she was in charge of the financial management of the World Bank and its activities in resource mobilization from the public and private sectors.

 In August 1999, Dr. Einhorn concluded her career of nearly 20 years of service with the World Bank. In the wake of the Asian financial crisis, from 1998 to 1999, she spent a year as a Visiting Fellow at the International Monetary Fund. Prior to joining the World Bank, Dr. Einhorn held positions at the United States Treasury, the United States State Department, and the International Development Cooperation Agency of the United States. She has been a Director of Time Warner Inc., since May 20, 2005. Dr. Einhorn serves as a Trustee for the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and as a Director of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Peterson Institute for International Economics, the Center for Global Development, and the National Bureau of Economic Research. She is the Chair of Global Advisory Board of JER Partners L.L.C. Dr. Einhorn is a Member of the Trilateral Commission and a former Trustee of the German Marshall Fund. She served as a Director of Pitney Bowes Inc., from 1999 to March 31, 2005. Dr. Einhorn is the author of Expropriation Politics. She received a B.A. from Barnard College at Columbia University, an M.A. in International Affairs from SAIS, and a Ph.D. in Politics from Princeton University. Dr. Einhorn also has studied at the London School of Economics and as a Fulbright Scholar in Caracas, Venezuela. From 1977 to 1978, she was at the Brookings Institution on a Rockefeller Foundation fellowship to study International Bank Lending. In 1991, Dr. Einhorn spent four months as a Visiting Fellow at the Institute for International Economics. In 1996, she completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Business Administration.


David Rockefeller The Partnership for New York City, Inc. Board Affiliations Rockefeller Brothers Fund
Richard G. Rockefeller Rockefeller Brothers Fund
Steven C. Rockefeller CEO America Inc.

Jacob Wallenberg Thisbe AB Board Affiliations JER Partners L.L.C. Board Affiliations Rockefeller Brothers Fund

David J. Callard Wand Partners Inc. Board Affiliations Rockefeller Brothers Fund
John Morning Dime Bancorp, Inc. Board Affiliations Rockefeller Brothers Fund
Robert B. Oxnam Asia Society Board Affiliations Rockefeller Brothers Fund
Frank G. Wisner American International Group, Inc. Board Affiliations Rockefeller Brothers Fund
Tadataka Yamada Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Board Affiliations Rockefeller Brothers Fund
Edmond D. Villani Scudder Private Investment Counsel Board Affiliations Rockefeller Brothers Fund
Afsaneh Mashayekhi Beschloss The Rock Creek Group Board Affiliations Rockefeller Brothers Fund
Neva R. Goodwin Rockefeller Brothers Fund Board Affiliations Rockefeller Brothers Fund
Peggy Dulany Rockefeller Brothers Fund Board Affiliations Rockefeller Brothers Fund
James Edward Moltz International Strategy & Investment Inc Board Affiliations Rockefeller Brothers Fund
Richard Melvin Chasin Rockefeller & Co., Inc. Board Affiliations Rockefeller Brothers Fund

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See how it fits together?

updated link to video:
Peter Schiff takes on Rockefeller, CFR, Rothschild frontman -

Uploaded on Jun 9, 2009

Peter Schiff exchanges blows with Michael Mussa from The Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics.

More Info @

The Peterson Institute for International Economics call themselves a “think-tank” but are really a front for these Board of Directors:
-David Rockefeller
 Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Chase Manhattan.
-Lynn Forester de Rothschild
 CEO and President, E.L. Rothschild Limited.
-Michael Klein
 Former Vice Chairman, Citigroup
Honorary Director
 -Alan Greenspan
 Former Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; former President and Chief Executive Officer, Townsend-Greenspan and Co.; former Chairman, Council of Economic Advisers
Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth: therefore despise not thou the chastening of the Almighty: For he maketh sore, and bindeth up: he woundeth, and his hands make whole ; He shall deliver thee in six troubles: yea, in seven there shall no evil touch thee. - Job 5

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Re: Nane Annan-Wallenberg - The Angel of Death
« Reply #3 on: January 25, 2015, 01:07:20 pm »
Another NWO one bites the dust ---- so who's the replacement ?  Wallenberg Bilderberg regulars ...

Peter Wallenberg, who has died aged 88, was the fourth-generation patriarch of Sweden’s most powerful business dynasty

The Wallenbergs descend from André Oscar Wallenberg, a bishop’s son and former naval officer who founded the Stockholms (later Skandinaviska) Enskilda Bank in 1856; in the next generation, Knut Agathon Wallenberg was Sweden’s foreign minister as well as a banker and industrialist. The diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, saviour of tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews from the Nazis, was a cousin. But the family has always sought to stay out of the limelight: its motto is Esse no videri (To be, not to be seen).

Their wider interests – known as “the Wallenberg sphere” and including stakes in companies such as Ericsson in telecommunications, Astra Zeneca in pharmaceuticals, ABB in engineering, ball-bearing maker SKF and appliance maker Electrolux – are grouped into a holding company, Investor, of which Peter Wallenberg was chairman from 1982 to 1997.

Born in Stockholm on May 29 1926, he was the second son of Marcus Wallenberg Jr, a nephew of Knut who sailed for Sweden in the 1936 Olympics and played international tennis as well as driving the bank and expanding the family’s industrial interests. Peter’s mother, Marcus’s first wife, was a Scot, Dorothy Mackay.


In the post-war era, the Wallenbergs (despite allegations by some historians that they had allowed their businesses to supply industrial materials to Nazi Germany) maintained close links with successive US governments.

A link with the United States

In the 1980s Peter Wallenberg provided a discreet link between Stockholm’s defence chiefs and Washington; he also served on the Fowler-McCracken Commission, an American effort to set new agendas for global development and security. As a result he earned the admiration of President George Bush Sr, who said of him: “He could have chosen to rest on the extraordinary laurels of his family, but he chose to build and create. He is a man of enormous competence and dimension.”

Peter Wallenberg was three times married; his oldest son, Jacob, is now chairman of Investor, and his younger son Peter is chairman of the family trust, the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, which holds a controlling stake in Investor and has made donations of more than £4 billion in the past five years to fund research in technology and medicine at Swedish universities.

Peter Wallenberg, born May 29 1926, died January 19 2015
Peter Wallenberg, Head of Dynasty That Shaped Modern Sweden, Dies at 88

He Stepped Down
as Chairman of the Family’s Largest Foundation Last Week
By Christina Zander
 Jan. 19, 2015 6:57 a.m. ET

STOCKHOLM— Peter Wallenberg, the patriarch of one of Sweden’s most powerful and influential families, died at his home on Monday. He was 88.

Mr. Wallenberg was the head of a dynasty of bankers, industrialists, politicians and diplomats that has shaped Swedish society. The family, through its investment vehicle  Investor  AB, has interests in some of Sweden’s largest companies, including telecom-equipment maker  Ericsson , pharmaceutical firm Astra AB—now part of  AstraZeneca  PLC—defense company  Saab  AB and banking group  SEB  AB.

The Wallenberg assets are now controlled by the fifth generation of the family, including Peter Wallenberg’s two sons.

His oldest son Jacob Wallenberg, 59, is chairman of Investor and deputy chairman of FAM, the family’s holding company. He is also deputy chairman in airline SAS AB and Ericsson and a member of engineering firm  ABB  Ltd. ’s board. Peter Wallenberg Jr. , 55, now holds the position of chairman in the Knut and Alice Wallenberg foundation, which controls more than half of the votes in Investor AB as well as stakes in several of the companies within the family sphere. He is also a member of Investor AB’s board.

Their cousin, Marcus Wallenberg, 58, is chairman of FAM and a board member of Investor. He is also and chairman in SEB and Saab and a board member in AstraZeneca
Did Wallenberg’s family aid Nazis while he saved Jews?
by HEATHER CAMLOT, Jewish Telegraphic Agency

NEW YORK -- While Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg was saving the lives of Jews in Hungary during World War II, some of his relatives were collaborating with the Nazis, according to the World Jewish Congress.

 "While Raoul was a saint, he was performing superhero feats to save the Jews in Budapest, the U.S. government knew that the Wallenberg bank, controlled by his uncles, was cooperating wholly with the Nazis," said Elan Steinberg, WJC executive director.

 The WJC reported recently that it discovered the activities of the Wallenberg-owned bank while searching declassified U.S. intelligence files for information concerning the whereabouts of assets of Holocaust victims that are believed to be in Swiss bank accounts.

 The Wallenberg documents shed light on "Sweden's involvement with and collaboration with the Nazis during the war," Steinberg said.

"Sweden is clearly emerging as one of the places where the Nazis moved assets."

 According to the documents, The Enskilda Bank, owned by Jacob and Marcus Wallenberg, Raoul's uncles, dealt in large black-market operations, money laundering and concealing German investments in the United States. [/size]

The documents also contain evidence disproving the belief in some circles that Marcus Wallenberg was on the side of the Allies. He traveled to the United States in 1940 on behalf of German interests to buy back a block of German securities being held by America, according to the documents.

 The disclosed information about the collaboration between the Nazi regime and Marcus and Jacob Wallenberg suggests a reason for the feeble attempt to find their nephew.
U.S. News & World Report reported earlier this month that newly unearthed documents showed that Raoul Wallenberg spied for an agency that was a predecessor of the CIA [ the OSS] .
Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth: therefore despise not thou the chastening of the Almighty: For he maketh sore, and bindeth up: he woundeth, and his hands make whole ; He shall deliver thee in six troubles: yea, in seven there shall no evil touch thee. - Job 5

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Re: Nane Annan-Wallenberg - The Angel of Death
« Reply #4 on: March 05, 2015, 12:21:46 pm »
I found this interesting - how the Wallenberg's (Nazi Bilderberger attendee's  btw -  like the Rothschild's stay out of the most wealthy lists ....
Tough times hit Sweden's billionaires
Published: 14 Nov 2008 11:09 GMT+01:00

Perhaps the most conspicuous omission in the eyes of many observers of Sweden business elite is the absence of any Wallenbergs, long one of the country’s most influential families.

As the family that started SEB, one of Sweden’s largest banks, and which has ownership stakes in several major Swedish companies through the Investor holding company, the Wallenbergs would seem to be a shoe-in for any list of Sweden’s richest people.

But in reality, most of the Wallenberg family fortune is tied up in family foundations, which in turn owns stakes in Investor.

“They control their companies through foundations which is where all their money is,” Veckans Affärer reporter Ulf Petersson told The Local.

A quick look at the finances of the Wallenberg foundations make it clear that the family has generated a great deal of wealth over the years. According to 2007 annual reports, the three largest foundations had an estimated value of more than 55 billion kronor.

“Because they can’t simply take money out of the foundations and use it for themselves, we haven’t included it in our [net-worth] calculations,” said Petersson, who helped compile Veckans Affärer list of Swedish billionaires.

Of course, the notoriously low-key Wallenbergs likely aren’t too concerned about being left off the billionaires' list, having learned a thing or two about what it takes to wield influence in Sweden.

“Just because you are the richest doesn’t mean you are the most powerful,” said Petersson.

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Look at the list of swedes richest : no Wallenberg's:
Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth: therefore despise not thou the chastening of the Almighty: For he maketh sore, and bindeth up: he woundeth, and his hands make whole ; He shall deliver thee in six troubles: yea, in seven there shall no evil touch thee. - Job 5