“Ariane de Rothschild and her daughters sadly report the death of her husband and father, Benjamin de Rothschild, after a heart attack in the family home in Prigny (Switzerland),” the publication quoted La Tribine as saying.

The banker died on Friday afternoon, January 15th.

The funeral will take place in the coming days and will be held in the family circle.

Earlier it was reported about the death of the British billionaire and co-owner of the Telegraph Media Group, David Barkley.