Tuesday, April 26, 2011

LatAm's richest people

America Economia has out today a new list of the 50 richest people in Latin America, including close-ups on the top ten. As for those ten, here's a little chart thrown together by IKN:

And here's the table of the rankings.

nationality ranking name fortune (billions of U$)
Mexico 1 Carlos Slim Helú 63.141
Brazil 2 Eike Batista 31.824
Brazil 3 Jorge Paulo Lemann 19.906
Mexico 4 Germán Larrea Mota Velasco 15.769
Chile 5 Iris Fontbona 13.902
Brazil 6 Dorothea Steinbruch 12.042
Brazil 7 Joseph Safra 11.877
Mexico 8 Alberto Baillères 11.674
Chile 9 Eliodoro Matte 9.649
Colombia 10 Luis Sarmiento 8.925

Carlos Slim is also ranked as the world's richest person, of course. Anyway, lots of good info on all this at the America Economia feature.