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Alan Bond
Born (1938-04-22)22 April 1938
Died 5 June 2015(2015-06-05) (aged 77)
Nationality Australian
Other names "Bondy"
Occupation Businessman
Known for Business magnate, yachting sponsor and corporate criminal
Criminal charge Corporate fraud
Criminal penalty Four years' imprisonment
Spouse(s)
Eileen Hughes
(m. 1955; div. 1992)

Diana Bliss
(m. 1995; died 2012)
Children 4

Alan Bond (22 April 1938 – 5 June 2015) was an Australian businessman noted for his high-profile business dealings, including his central role in the WA Inc scandals of the 1980s, and what was at the time the biggest corporate collapse in Australian history; for his bankrolling the successful challenge for the 1983 America's Cup, the first time the New York Yacht Club had ever lost it in its 132-year history; and also for a criminal conviction that saw him serve four years in prison. The Alan Cup road hockey tournament is held at Bond University in his name.


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