Article: Billionaire Ken Griffin buys $122 million London mansion

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Billionaire Ken Griffin buys $122 million London mansion

Robert Frank

CNBC, 22 January 2019

H/O: 3 Carlton Gardens London Ken Griffin mansion

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hedge fund billionaire Ken Griffin has just smashed another real estate price record, buying the most expensive home sold in London in over a decade for $122 million.

Griffin, CEO and founder of Citadel, bought a famed mansion near Buckingham Palace that was once home to Charles de Gaulle, according to a company spokesperson. The property at 3 Carlton Gardens stretches more than 16,000 square feet and has an indoor swimming pool and large staff quarters. It is the most expensive home sold in London since 2008, and comes as London property prices have tumbled due to Brexit fears.

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