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Arab billionaires’ wealth rises to $121bn in 2011

The Arab world boasts 36 billionaires with an accumulated wealth of more than $121bn, according to a new rich list published by Forbes Middle East on Sunday.
According to its Arab billionaires rankings, the total wealth of the region’s billionaires rose to $121.3bn from last year’s figure of $117.6bn.

Topping the ranking was [...]

Sunday, July 8th, 2012

World’s most expensive car number plates

World’s most expensive car number plates

Abu Dhabi dominates a global list of the most expensive car number plates ever sold.

Buyers from the UAE capital account for 37 of the top 50 most expensive plates ever sold. The 37 Abu Dhabi buyers listed in the rankings collectively spent AED222.9m ($60.6m), or an average of AED6 ($1.6m) [...]

Monday, December 13th, 2010

In search for the private fixer delivering ultra luxury to the wealthy elite

For the super-rich, those for whom the financial industry has coined the acronym UHNWI (ultra-high-net-worth individuals). the goalposts in the world of Luxury are forever moving. Where once you could rest assured that access to the finest goods was the prerogative of the privileged few, thanks to rising wealth and fractional ownership schemes, even private [...]

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

Qatari prince €100m Paris mansion plan blocked

A Qatari prince’s plan to restore a 17th-century mansion in Paris was blocked last week by a French court, after a campaign by residents who fear the plans would destroy an architectural gem.
Locals obtained a court order to stop the work by Prince Abdullah Bin Abdullah Al-Thani, brother of Qatar’s emir, who bought the Hotel [...]

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010