August François von Finck

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August François von Finck (born 2 May 1968) is a German businessman [1] and the son of August von Finck, Jr., thus grandson of August von Finck, Sr.. August François von Finck's great-grandfather Wilhelm von Finck was the co-founder of the private bank Merck Finck & Co., the insurance companies Munich Re and Allianz – the second largest international insurance and financial services organization in the world. He is a German citizen but has his official residence in Switzerland.

As a member of the board of advisors of the Georgetown University, where he obtained his MBA in 1999, he holds the majority of important companies such as SGS and Von Roll Holding AG[2] in tandem with his family. August François von Finck has two brothers, Maximilian Rudolph von Finck (b. 1969) and Luitpold Ferdinand von Finck (b. 1971)[3] and one sister, Maria Theresia von Finck. [4]

Known simply as François von Finck during his high school days, he attended the Darrow School in New Lebanon, New York.


  1. ^ Diskrete Geschäfte, 28. Jan. 2009, Sueddeutsche Zeitung Archived July 17, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Group structure and shareholders". Von Roll Holding AG. Retrieved 19 June 2017. 1.2 Significant shareholders 
  3. ^ "Sharps Pixley Ltd filing history". Companies House. Retrieved 19 July 2017. Persons with significant control 
  4. ^ Top ten, Bilanz 2004, 24.11.2004