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26 February 2013

Del Monte chief agrees £15m divorce settlement

The high-profile divorce battle between the multimillionaire drinks magnate Vivian Imerman, nicknamed "The Man from Del Monte", and his estranged wife, Lisa Tchenguiz, has ended in a £15m settlement reports The Guardian.

The four-year-long dispute, which included a landmark ruling banning the secret copying of financial documents during divorce proceedings, ended in an agreed statement approved by a high court judge.

Imerman, a South African-born businessman who is chief executive of the Del Monte tinned fruit company, was married to Tchenguiz, whose brothers are wealthy London property developers, for seven years. They signed a pre-nuptial agreement before the marriage. His personal worth has been estimated to be at least £300m.

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