Berlusconi leaves control of business empire to two eldest children

By Elvira Pollina

MILAN (Reuters) – Silvio Berlusconi’s eldest children Marina and Pier Silvio will together control the business empire founded by the former prime minister, according to the terms of his will which was made public on Thursday.

Marina and Pier Silvio Berlusconi, who both already have executive roles in parts of the business, will hold equal stakes jointly amounting to around 53% in the Fininvest family holding.

Marina, 56, chairs Fininvest while Pier Silvio, 54, has been in charge of the MFE-MediaForEurope TV business which their father founded. Fininvest also owns Italian…

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