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Wilcon Founder William Belo, Fashion Designer Josie Natori Lead 6 Newcomers to Forbes' 2018 PH Rich List

This year saw the most number of new entries and exits in the exclusive list since 2013

Business magazine Forbes’ latest list of the Philippines’ 50 richest people features six new names. That’s the highest number of newcomers since 2013, when the list was expanded from 40 tycoons to 50.Leading the six newcomers is William Belo, the founder and ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | September 06, 2018 12:00:00
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Crazy Rich Indeed: There Are More Dollar Billionaires from Asia Than the US

A quick comparison of the richest billionaires from the US and the Asia-Pacific region

Among the many factors fueling the hype for Crazy Rich Asians, a film based on a novel of the same name published in 2013, is the rare glimpse it gives to ultra wealthy Asian societies, a group that is much less talked ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | August 17, 2018 09:00:00
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Did Market Speculation in Golden Haven Help Double Manny Villar's Net Worth to $3B?

The company's stock price rose 1,400 percent since the start of the year

Though ranking only seventh among Filipinos in the recently-released Forbes’ global billionaires list, property developer and former Senate President Manuel Villar still stands out for doubling his net worth from $1.5 billion in February 2017 to $3 billion in February 2018.   Of all the ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | March 14, 2018 12:00:00
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Henry Sy Sr. is Biggest Billionaire Not Just in PH But in Southeast Asia

The SM Group founder is richer than the heads of Japan’s Uniqlo and of South Korea’s Samsung

Henry Sy Sr., 93, remains the country’s richest Filipino for the 10th year in a row as he leads the 12 Filipinos who made it to the exclusive 2018 Forbes World’s Billionaires List, released on March 6, Tuesday.Sy ranked at 52nd place among the ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | March 07, 2018 01:00:00
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How Would PH Billionaires Fare if They Were Part of Forbes’ 400 List of Richest People in America?

Henry Sy Sr. would land on the 25th spot while John Gokongwei Jr. would be 97th in the US rankings

Forbes magazine released the 2017 Forbes 400 list of the wealthiest people in America in October. Bill Gates led the 36th edition of the annual list with a net worth of $89 billion, followed by Jeff Bezos with $81.5 billion.The minimum net ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | November 27, 2017 01:00:00
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Sys, Zobels Retain Spots in Asia’s 50 Richest Families but Aboitizes Leave Exclusive List

The 50 Asian families who made the list have a combined net worth of $700 billion

Two Filipino clans made it to the list of Asia’s 50 Richest Families, which was released by business magazine Forbes earlier this week.The Sys ranked ninth in the list with a net worth of $20.1 billion, a 63.4-percent increase from $12.3 billion ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | November 16, 2017 11:00:00
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(Infographic) Who Owns the Philippines' Biggest Listed Companies?

The children and holding companies of Henry Sy Sr. and other members of the country's rich list hold the biggest stakes in the country's most valuable enterprises

Individuals and companies belonging to some of the country's richest families topped the list of shareholders of the Philippines' 100 most valuable companies* listed at the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE), according to Forbes Philippines magazine.Among individual shareholders, these included the children of ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | December 13, 2016 01:00:00
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