Jorge Paulo Lemann
Jorge Paulo Lemann is ranked as the 37th richest person in the world by Bloomberg Billionaire Index, with an estimated net worth of US$18.9 billion as of November 2012. In addition to having control of the Brazillian brewery that eventually became AmBev, Jorge Paulo Lemann is also a board member of Lojas Americanas S.A., the Gillette Company and Swiss Re; Chairman of the Latin American Advisory Committee of the New York Stock Exchange; founder and board member of Fundação Estudar, which provides scholarships for Brazilian students; and a member of the International Advisory Boards of the Credit Suisse Group and DaimlerChrysler. Lemann is among the backers of 3G Capital. In September 2010, 3G launched a US$ 4bn bid, at a 45% premium over market, for all the stock of Burger King.
How many billionaires live in the most unequal region in the world? Exactly 111 people can count their wealth at more than $1 billion, according to consultancy firm Wealth-X and Swiss bank UBS. 2013 saw the list grow by three names compared to 2012; their combined wealth reaches $496 billion, or 2.3 percent more than the previous year.
SYDNEY, June 6 (Reuters) - Australia's competition regulator has blocked an attempted takeover of Rafferty's Garden, an organic baby food supplier, by U.S.-based food giant H.J. Heinz Co on concerns that the deal would have reduced competition significantly.
Warren Buffett, through his conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway, is getting together with Brazilian-backed 3G, to acquire ketchup maker Heinz.