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

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(m. 1995; died 2012)
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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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