BBC News - Germany's super-shy super-rich
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>>> In the US and Britain, business people are part of public life. Warren
Buffett gives press conferences. Bill Gates tours the world, banging the drum
for measures to prevent disease. Every American city has a museum or a medical
research centre or a university department named after a local moneybags.
But the German way with money is to keep it quiet.
It is partly because frugality is a virtue, a matter of morality and not just
of wise behaviour. And maybe, after the experience of Theo Albrecht, privacy
means you're less likely to get kidnapped.<<<