Published On: Sat, Mar 5th, 2016

One of Britain’s richest women says capitalism needs fixing

Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild

Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild is one of the richest women in Britain, with £467 million ($673.6 million) to her name.

Arguably, most of her wealth is due to her marrying into financial royalty when she said “I do” to British billionaire financier Sir Evelyn Robert Adrian de Rothschild — her third marriage. But now she is the CEO of E.L. Rothschild, a holding company, and is in a prime position to see comment on capitalism and the potential for philanthropy.

In fact, in an interview in “Wealth Report” (published by luxury property agents Knight Frank and high-net worth individual research firm Wealth-X) Lady de Rothschild was asked “how badly does capitalism really need fixing?” — and she said “very.”

“It’s a belief that capitalism should be a system for the creation of broad-based prosperity, and should instill trust in our institutions, and optimism for the future – that’s the way I think about it, ” she said to The Wealth Report Editor Andrew Shirley, before responding to why capitalism needs fixing…

Read the full story at UK. Business Insider, by Lianna Brinded

 

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