However it may be surprising, even the mostgreat wealth is unable to solve all the problems of man. Any poor or middle-class person can only dream about the benefits that he could afford if he were on the list of the richest people on the planet. However, no one knows that it is difficult to retain the money. At the same time, it is possible to talk not even about the fact that the wealth has been multiplied. All available funds must at least be maintained.
The ratings are very different. Some of them reflect the popularity of representatives of show business. Others tell us about novelties in the field of cinema, etc. There is also a rating of the richest people on the planet. It is worth bearing in mind that their condition is for the most part not cash in bank accounts. Their wealth is stored in real estate, in art objects, and also invested in promising companies. In other words, it is in those objects that can always be easily sold or have a significant value.
The list, which includes the mostwealthy businessmen, constancy is no different. Any of the billionaires overnight can lose a decent amount of money, moving down the steps of the rating.
The richest people of the planet in 2013, their positionsin relation to the previous rating practically did not change. In the lists of the world's first billionaires, however, as before, American businessmen dominate. The second place is occupied by the rich people from Germany. Russians are on the third line.
The rating compiled by the famous Bloomberg agency acquaints us with the ten richest people on our planet.
The richest man on the planet, occupying the tenthposition of the rating, this is a billionaire from Hong Kong. The state of Li Ka-Shing is estimated at $ 29.4 billion. He is the richest businessman in Asia. In his management is the company Cheung Kong. This is a large conglomerate, consisting of an extensive trading network, ports, energy companies, as well as mobile operators.
The ninth step of the list, which acquaints us with the richest people in the world, is confidently taken by the billionaire from France. The state of Bernard Arnaud is also estimated at $ 29.4 billion.
The most wealthy Frenchman owns the holding companyLVMH, which includes such brands as Dom Perignon, Celine, Kenzo, Hennessy, Givenchy, Moet et Chandon, Christian Lacroix, Guerlain, Berluti and Loewe.
The richest man on the planet who, withconfidence rose to the eighth step of the rating - is an American billionaire. Larry Ellison owns a fortune that is estimated at $ 40.9 billion. He is the creator and co-owner of the well-known Oracle corporation. It is the world's largest database company. Allison has a part of NetSuite, which is the developer of programming for business. At the same time, he is a co-owner of LeapFrog Enterprises.
In cash, Ellison has four billion dollars. The rest is in other assets, including real estate.
Ninety-nine-year-old Larry Ellison does not wantthink about leaving for a well-deserved rest. He is full of energy, ambition and determination in moving forward. Recently, the billionaire donated five hundred million dollars to the research institute dealing with the problems of senile diseases and the issues of aging of the human body.
These billionaire brothers took the seventh and sixthplaces in the list of the wealthiest businessmen on our planet in 2013. These are American businessmen, the state of each of which is estimated at 42.9 billion dollars.
Charles and David own the firm Koch Industries. A well-known corporation carries out its activity in various spheres of industry. The firm produces oil refining, consumer products, as well as cellulose.
The richest man on the planet, closing the top fiverating, is a Swiss billionaire. Its condition in 2013 was estimated at 44.3 billion. This businessman manages through a number of funds and trusts the company IKEA - the world's largest furniture retailer.
On the fourth step of the rating, which acquaints uswith the wealthiest people on the planet in 2013, became the CEO and chairman of Berkshire Hathaway. The sum of his fortune is fifty and a half billion dollars. In the subordination of the well-known holding company is a lot of companies. Among them, the energy companies Lubrizol and MidAmerican, the production Clayton Homes, operating in the field of NetJets, as well as the leading insurance activities of Geico. In addition, Warren Buffett holds stakes in companies such as American Express, Coca-Cola and Procter & Gamble.
The third place belongs to the Spanishbillionaire. His fortune is estimated at 58.1 billion. This is the most wealthy man in Europe, owning 59% of the company Inditex, which produces clothes. In addition, Ortega exercises control over the Zara trade network. The state of the billionaire is concluded in office buildings, as well as in other real estate, which is located in many European and American cities.
On the second step of the rating, which includes the mostwealthy businessmen of the planet, chairman and co-founder of the famous company Microsoft. His fortune is estimated at sixty-three and a half billion dollars.
The richest man in the world in 2013 isa Mexican billionaire. He has a fortune that is estimated at 77.2 billion dollars. Carlos Slim is the owner of the television company American Movil, the banking business in the face of the financial firm Inbursa, as well as companies such as Caixabank and others.
In the submission of the billionaire is and holding company Grupo Carso. Through it, Slim controls most of Mexico's construction industry.