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Bad Blood: A look at Asia’s messiest family business feuds

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Families that work together may not necessarily stay together.

Thanks to a culture that places a high emphasis on familial bonds and ties, it is no surprise that Asia is home to some of the largest family-run businesses in the world.

From the Ambanis in India to the Lee family of South Korea's largest conglomerate, Samsung, Asia's most valuable companies are business dynasties that keep their ownership within blood ties.

For many, these family-run conglomerates evolved from small concerns to billion-dollar behemoths. But as the stakes get higher, the conflicts get uglier.

Click ahead as we look at some of Asia's messiest family feuds

—By Justin Chan | Special to CNBC

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