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Complex Cross-shareholding Enables Chaebol to Control Business Empires

SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — The heads of South Korea’s major business groups own puny stakes in their affiliates, but a complex cross-shareholding structure allows their families to exercise nearly uncontrolled power over the sprawling business empires, data showed Thursday. In South Korea’s business scene, a “group” does not refers to a legal entity, [...]