Friday, November 9, 2012

Forbes - The World Billionaires 2012



Forbes - The World Billionaires 2012

 



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#8- Stefan Persson

age - 64

net worth - $26B

Country of Citizenship - Sweden




The chairman and main shareholder in fashion company Hennes & Mauritz (H&M), which was founded by his father Erling Persson


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#7- Eike Batista

age-55

net worth - $30B

Country of Citizenship - Brazil



Owner and president of Brazilian conglomerate EBX Group


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#6 - Larry Ellison

age - 67

net worth - $36B

Country of Citizenship - United States



The co-founder and chief executive officer of Oracle Corporation, one of the world's leading enterprise software companies


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#5 - Amancio Ortega

age - 75

net worth - $37.5B

Country of Citizenship - Spain



The founder, along with his then-wife Rosalía Mera, and chairman of the Inditex Group



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#4 - Bernard Arnault

age - 63

net worth - $41B

Country of Citizenship - France



The chairman and chief executive of luxury group LVMH


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#3 - Warren Buffett

age - 81

net worth - $44B

Country of Citizenship - United States



American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. He is widely regarded as one of the most successful investors in the world. Often introduced as "legendary investor, Warren Buffett", he is theprimary shareholder, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway.


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#2 - Bill Gates

age - 56

net worth - $61B

Country of Citizenship - Unites States



American business magnate, investor, philanthropist, and author. Gates is the former CEO and current chairman of Microsoft,

the software company he founded with Paul Allen


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#1 - Carlos Slim Helu & Family

age - 72

net worth - $69B

Country of Citizenship - Mexico



The chairman and chief executive of telecommunications companies Telmex and América Móviland has extensive holdings in other Mexican companies through his conglomerate, Grupo Carso SAB, as well as business interests elsewhere in the world


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