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Yusaku Maezawa

Japanese Billionaire Yusaku Maezawa Receives Proposals From 20,000 Women

Japanese Billionaire Yusaku Maezawa is the hottest bachelor in the world right now as thousands of women have expressed interest in winning his affections. Applications to become Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa’s girlfriend have topped 20,000, streaming service AbemaTV said, ahead of its documentary on his search for a “life partner” to take on his moon …

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Chatchaval Jiaravanon

Thai Billionaire Chatchaval Jiaravanon Plans Fintech Acquisitions

Thai billionaire Chatchaval Jiaravanon, who founded fintech start-up Lightnet, plans to widen the reach of its Southeast Asian remittance platform through acquisitions. Lightnet, which describes its blockchain-based service as quicker and cheaper compared with traditional banks, may raise fresh capital to pour into purchases, said chairman Chatchaval Jiaravanon. The Bangkok-based company announced a US$31.2 million …

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Yusaku Maezawa

Japanese Billionaire Yusaku Maezawa Seeks ‘Life Partner’ For Moon Tour

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa is looking for a “special woman” to join him on Elon Musk’s mission around the moon. The founder of Zozo, Japan’s largest online fashion retailer, invited women interested in accompanying him on Musk’s Big Falcon Rocket in 2023 to apply online for a “planned match-making event”. The 44-year-old, who recently split …

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Tadashi Yanai

Japanese Billionaire Tadashi Yanai Resigns From SoftBank Board

Japanese billionaire Tadashi Yanai, founder and chief executive of Uniqlo parent Fast Retailing, resigned as an independent board member of Japan’s SoftBank Group at the end of last month after 18 years on the job to focus on his fashion business. A longtime ally and sometime critic of SoftBank founder and chief executive Masayoshi Son, …

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Cheung Chung Kiu

Chinese Billionaire Cheung Chung Kiu To Acquire $262 Million London Mansion

Chinese billionaire Cheung Chung Kiu, a property mogul, has agreed to buy a 45-room mansion in Knightsbridge, London, for more than 200 million pounds ($262 million), breaking London’s house price record. According to Bloomberg, the private family office of Cheung Chung Kiu is acquiring the palatial home at 2-8a Rutland Gate, overlooking Hyde Park. The …

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Bavaguthu Raghuram Shetty

Indian Billionaire Bavaguthu Raghuram Shetty Loses $1.1 Billion

Indian billionaire Bavaguthu Raghuram Shetty, the founder of NMC Health, has seen about $1.1 billion knocked off his fortune after shares in the FTSE 100 private hospitals company and in Finablr, the owner of Travelex, extended falls yesterday, according to The Times UK Bavaguthu Raghuram Shetty, an Indian pharmacist-turned-tycoon who has built a business empire …

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Yusaku Maezawa

Japanese Billionaire Yusaku Maezawa To Give $9 million In ‘Social Experiment’

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa is giving away $9 million to his Twitter followers in what he says is a “social experiment” to see if the payment boosts their happiness. According to a report by Reuters, Maezawa will give 1 million yen ($9,000) to 1,000 followers selected at random from those who retweeted a Jan. 1 …

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Gautam Adani

Indian Billionaire Gautam Adani To Acquire Krishnapatnam Port For $1.9 Billion

Indian billionaire Gautam Adani is acquiring a large deep-water Indian port. According to Nikkei Asian Review, Gautam Adani’s company – Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone said it would buy a 75% stake in Krishnapatnam Port for an enterprise value of 135.7 billion rupees ($1.9 billion) in an all-cash deal that would expand its pan-India …

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Hameed Haroon

Pakistani Media Mogul Hameed Haroon Denies Raping Filmmaker

Hameed Haroon, a prominent and wealthy media mogul in Pakistan has denied rape allegations levied against him by an esteemed filmmaker in a case which has sparked furious debate. According to Independent, Jamshed Mahmood Raza accused Hameed Haroon, chief executive of Pakistani English-language newspaper Dawn, of raping him 13 years ago. Mr Raza first spoke …

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Mukesh Ambani

Indian Billionaire Mukesh Ambani Launches E-Commerce Site To Challenge Amazon In India

Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani, who is Asia’s richest man, is launching a new e-commerce site that he hopes could be a formidable competitor to Amazon in India. According to Bloomberg, Reliance Industries Ltd. has started testing its online shopping portal, moving a step closer to billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s goal of setting up a digital platform …

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