- (19th century)French bankers. Belonging to an important French Sephardi family, the Péreire brothers, Emile (1800–75) and Isaac (1806–80), became known as authorities on economic and banking questions. When Louis Napoleon became emperor in 1852, they joined forces with his finance minister, Achille FOULD, to set up the investment bank of Crédit Mobilier, that successfully outbid ROTHSCHILD Frères in railway construction. The Rothschilds mobilized all their resources in a titanic struggle that ended in the collapse of the Crédit Mobilier in 1867.
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