By  on November 4, 2018

PARIS – Alain Chevalier, co-founder of French luxury conglomerate LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, has died at the age of 87. Chevalier passed away on Thursday at his home in Megève, according to a family notice published in the French daily Le Figaro.

In 1987, Chevalier merged his Moët Hennessy group with Henry Racamier’s Louis Vuitton, forming LVMH. As chairman of the group in 1989, Chevalier found himself at the center of French magnate Bernard Arnault’s most famous corporate conquest.

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