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Jeff Bezos retains Amazon voting power in divorce settlement

Amazon.com Inc CEO Jeff Bezos will retain voting control of his entire $143 billion stake in the company under a divorce settlement with his wife, MacKenzie Bezos who will own 25% of those shares. Her shares represent 4% stake in Amazon that is worth roughly $36 billion. The world's richest couple had announced their divorce in a joint Twitter statement in January. The Amazon shares will make her the world's third-richest woman while Jeff Bezos will remain the world's richest person, according to Forbes. MacKenzie will give up her interests in the Washington Post, which Jeff Bezos bought in 2013.

Read More at Livemint News date : 5 Apr 2019, Friday

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