Forbes magazine published a new annual ranking of billionaires . After a four year break, the richest man in the world once again became the legendary co-founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates . Russians settled in the ranking of billionaires since forties .
According to Forbes, Gates’ status for the year increased by $9 billion , reaching $76 billion The main reason for the growth is the size of the assets of billionaire Microsoft increase in the share price and income from investments in investment fund Cascade. Last year’s ranking leader 74 -year-old Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim dropped to second place with a fortune of $72 billion in the top three Amancio Ortega – founder of Inditex, which owns well-known brands Zara, Oysho, Massimo Dutti, Bershka, Pull and Bear, Zara Home, Stradivarius and Uterque.
State investor Warren Buffett in 2013 increased by $4.7 billion to $58.2 billion , which allowed Benjamin Graham disciple remain in fourth place in the ranking of the world’s richest people . Located on the fifth line founder and CEO of Oracle Larry Ellison . Its capital in 2013 increased by $5 billion – to $48 billion
Bill Gates pushed out of first place ranking four years ago. From 2010 to 2013, held the championship Carlos Slim . The main part of the state is controlled by Microsoft co-founder belonging to him holding Cascade Investments. In this case, Microsoft invested no more than a quarter of its state. Also with his wife Gates is the creator of the charity fund , which in 2010 has invested more than $28 billion .