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Thursday, March 06, 2008

QPR Part Owner, Lakshmi Mittal Moves Up to World's #4 Richest....Ecclestone at #288

According to the latest Forbes list of World's billionaires, Lakshmi Mittal moves up to #4 Richest in the World - and remains the richest in the United Kingdom. Bernard Ecclestone & family are #288 richest in the world (and the #14th richest residing in the United Kingdom.)

Forbes - World's Richest

Warren Buffett
Carlos Slim Helu
William Gates III
Lakshmi Mittal
Mukesh Ambani
Anil Ambani
Ingvar Kamprad
KP Singh
Oleg Deripaska
Karl Albrecht
Li Ka-shing
Sheldon Adelson
Bernard Arnault
Lawrence Ellison
Roman Abramovich
Theo Albrecht
Liliane Bettencourt
Alexei Mordashov
Prince Alwaleed
Mikhail Fridman

#4 - Lakshmi Mittal
"Heads world's largest steelmaker, $105 billion (sales) ArcelorMittal, which accounts for 10% of all crude steel production. Just delivered 580 tons to be used in construction of the World Trade Center memorial in New York. With 44% stake, is the company's largest shareholder. Longtime resident of London is Europe's richest resident." Profile

#288 - Bernard Ecclestone & family
"...The man who turned Formula One racing into one of the world's most popular sports. Also a clever dealmaker: In 2005 he sold his remaining 25% stake in Formula One to CVC Capital Partners, a leading European private equity firm, then turned around and reinvested with CVC in a new joint company called Alpha Prema. The new corporation now controls 100% of Formula One Group, and Bernie still gets to direct the empire. With pal Flavio Briatore, acquired Queens Park Rangers soccer club in September. " Ecclestone/Forbes

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