Alan Bond is recovering from heart surgery that 'didn't go too well'

Alan Bond is recovering from heart surgery.

The businessman, who backed Australia’s successful America’s Cup campaign in 1983 and was later jailed for four years over a billion-dollar corporate fraud operation, is currently in intensive care in Perth’s Fiona Stanley Hospital after the bypass operation.

His former wife Eileen has told The West Australian that “it had not gone too well and we are all hoping and praying”. Perthnow reports Bond is in an induced coma.

Bond is 77 years old now and spends time between Perth and London.

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