Archive for the 'billionaire' Category

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

World’s most expensive row of houses goes on sale with a total value of £400m

World’s most expensive row of houses goes on sale with a total value of £400m

The world’s most expensive row of terraced houses has gone on sale for a staggering collective price of £400million. Cornwall Terrace, in London’s Regent’s Park, consists of eight double-fronted mansions, each with a value of between £29 and £60million. [...]

Friday, November 26th, 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

Ten Most Expensive Divorces

1. Rupert and Anna Murdoch – $1.7 billion
Rupert married Anna in the 1960s, with the pair remaining together for 32 years, having three children. They split amicably in 1998. The divorce was finalised in June 1999 when he agreed to let her leave with $1.7 billion. 17 days later he married Wendi Deng.
2. [...]

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

How super rich live in China

A new report has revealed that Beijing has the maximum number of rich people in China. The latest Hurun Report on China’s wealthiest people said that there are 143,000 (yuan-)multimillionaires and 8,800 billionaires in Beijing. In Shanghai, there are 116,000 multimillionaires and 7,000 billionaires, reports the China Daily. The report also sheds light on how  [...]

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

Roman Abramovich’s 40-strong private army

THE Russian tycoon Roman Abramovich has boosted his security staff to create a 40-strong “private army”, making him one of the best-protected tycoons in the world. According to security sources, the owner of Chelsea football club now has about 20 bodyguards in Britain. A similar number are employed to protect him [...]

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

List of Swiss Banks

Private Banks – Switzerland
List of Swiss Banks
Perfect Knowledge is a private company that offers a private fixer service to VIP’s, senior executives and ultra high net worth individuals (UHNWI). We provide a discreet [...]

Thursday, July 29th, 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