In the past, nearly all wealthy Vietnamese were real estate developers, but now two industry billionaires have appeared on Forbes’ list of billionaires.
The list, compiled by Asian Media Group (AMG) in association with UBS, has become the definitive guide to ultra-high net worth individuals and Asian business success in the UK.
Billionaire collectors like Allen, a co-founder of Microsoft Corp., often prune their art holdings to finance new purchases.
But Chai did not pursue her divorce in Malaysia. Instead, she turned to England, where she owned a property.
The 2016 donations by Ballmer, Powell Jobs and Koum -- who are worth a combined $68 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index
A dozen individuals will gather once a month to discuss investment strategies and trade advice on issues ranging from wealth preservation and estate planning to family dynamics, tax and philanthropy, Sarasin said.
The monitor, to be called Stopping Tobacco Organizations and Products (STOP), will seek to counter the industry's influence by publishing reports detailing pro-smoking activities and tactics.
Yu, who owned kung fu legend Bruce Lee’s former mansion, died three years ago and had earlier said he would donate his earthly possessions to help those in need