Tunisian ex-first family's business assets

The extended family of ousted Tunisian President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali had a hold on large parts of the country's economy. Here are some of the key figures and a description of their assets.

Ben Ali and Trabelsi business network

Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali's children by his first wife

Sources: Le Monde; Le Figaro; Swiss order for asset freeze

Name

Relationship

Business interests

Dorsaf, married to Slim Chiboub

Daughter

Pharmaceuticals; Property; Distribution; Supermarkets

Cyrine, married to Marouane Mabrouk

Daughter

Mercedes dealership; Arab International Bank of Tunisia; Charms FM; Supermarkets Geant and Monoprix; Internet; Telecoms

Ghazoua, married to Slim Zarrouk

Daughter

Plastics; Finance; Management of Tunis airport services

Leila Trabelsi's family

Name

Relationship

Business interests

Belhassen Trabelsi

Brother

Bank of Tunisia; Hotels; Karthago Airlines; Radio, TV companies; Cement; Sugar refinery; Ford dealership

Mourad and Moncef Trabelsi

Brothers

Tuna exports; Fishing rights in Lake of Tunis; Hydrocarbons

Imed

Nephew

Construction; Household store Bricorama; Transport

Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali and Leila Trabelsi's children

Name

Relationship

Business interests

Nesrine, married to Sakhr el-Materi

Daughter

Zitouna Bank; Ennakl car dealership; Media holdings; Tourism; Construction; Telecoms; Agriculture

Daughter: Halima, engaged to Mehdi Ben Gaied

Daughter

Stafim car dealership (Peugeot imports)

Mohamed (aged six)

Son

Long-awaited male heir for whom fortune was reportedly being built

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