"Forbes" today published its 2015 list of the world's wealthiest billionaires with nine Israelis listed in the richest 500. French-Israeli telecom tycoon top the list of wealthiest Israelis, ranked 57, with a fortune of $16 billion. He was followed by Eyal Ofer ranked 156 with a fortune of $8.5 billion (up from 191 with $7 billion last year).
Ranked 265 with wealth of $5.6 billion was Stef Wertheimer and family (up from 267 - $5.3 billion), and ranked 301 with a fortune of $5.1 billion was Arnon Milchan (up from 319 - $4.7 billion). Ranked 330 with a fortune of $4.8 billion was Idan Ofer (down from 244 - $5.6 billion).
Israel's wealthiest woman, ranked 369 with a wealth of $4.4 billion, was Shari Arison (down from 319 - $4.7 billion). Yitzhak Tshuva ranked 481 had wealth of $3.6 billion (up from 520 - $3.1 billion), Beny Steinmetz and Haim Saban were both ranked 497 with wealth of $3.5 billion.
Also listed were Teddy Sagi with wealth of $3.3 billion and Shaul Shani with wealth of $3 billion.
Published by Globes [online], Israel business news - www.globes-online.com - on March 2, 2015
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