"Forbes" names Patrick Drahi wealthiest Israeli

Patrick Drahi

There were nine Israelis in "Forbes" 2015 list of the world's 500 wealthiest billionaires.

"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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