Forbes Names Richest People in the World

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The full list of the world's billionaires can be viewed here. It announced the merger of the Sy family's retail businesses into SM Retail, February 2016 and a partnership with online retailer Lazada the following month. Detroit's real estate mogul and Quicken Loans founder now occupies the 250th spot on the list. He announced plans in September 2016 to spend $3 billion to end, cure or manage all disease by the end of the century.

Ty founded the Metropolitan Bank and Trust Co. with Bank of the Philippines and Philippine Savings Bank as its subsidiaries, while Razon owns the International Container Terminal Services Inc.

Richard Chandler is worth US$1.91b - down from US$2.45b in 2016.

The richest man in Asia is Dalian Wanda's Wang Jianlin, ranked 18th with a net worth of US$31.3 billion.

Alliance Global Group, Inc. Jim Davis, the CEO of the Boston-based New Balance, finished in a tie for 315th place with a net worth of $7.1 billion.

Still at number three is Lucio Tan with a $3.7 billion total net worth, $3 million lower than a year ago.

Businessman Robert G. Coyiuto, Jr. also ranked lower at 1,376th with a net worth of $1.5 billion.

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David Thomson and family, whose estimated fortune of $27.2 billion U.S. put them at 24th position. He's followed by his good friend and investment guru Warren Buffett (US$75.6b), and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos (US$72.8b). But self-made women billionaires are joining the three-comma club quicker. Ang was ranked 1, 468th among the wealthiest while Cojuangco was 1,678th.

Mang Inasal founder and DoubleDragon Properties Corp. Larry Page $40.7 billion 11.

Forbes used a snapshot of stock prices and exchange rates on February 17, 2017 to create the list. The couple previously occupied the 1,121st place with a net worth of $1.6 billion. The United States has 565 billionaires (up from 540 last year), China has 319, Germany has 114, and India has 101.

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates once again topped the Forbes magazine list of the world's richest billionaires, whereas US President Donald Trump slipped more than 200 spots, the magazine said on Monday.

There are 2,043 billionaires on the Forbes' list this year, up 13 per cent compared to the number of billionaires last year. "Profits are down at Trump Tower, and the overall neighborhood surrounding has been struggling over the past year".