Pritzker Family Empire to Be Carved One of America's oldest and richest family business empires is breaking up. The Pritzker family of Chicago -- founders of the famed Hyatt hotel chain -- intends to sell most of its $15 billion worth of investments to settle an internal financial spat. NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Mark Maremont of The Wall Street Journal.

Pritzker Family Empire to Be Carved

Pritzker Family Empire to Be Carved

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/874616/874617" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

One of America's oldest and richest family business empires is breaking up. The Pritzker family of Chicago — founders of the famed Hyatt hotel chain — intends to sell most of its $15 billion worth of investments to settle an internal financial spat. NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Mark Maremont of The Wall Street Journal.