Wealth migration figures point to present conditions - such as crime, lack of business opportunities or religious tensions - but can also be a key future indicator, said Andrew Amoils, head of research at New World Wealth.
Some of them will have put up the $15,000 ticket cost out of their own deep pockets, others might have got the shareholders to do so.
Though the forecast for long-term wealth creation remains positive, UHNWIs in Asia-Pacific are less optimistic about growing their wealth in 2019, according to the Attitudes Survey.
His biggest battle was with Greg Hodder, who spent 14 years as chief executive of Laithwaite’s Direct’s Wines, with orders to “polish the rough diamond”.
“Of course,” Dalio said. “One way or another, the important thing is to take those tax dollars and make them productive.”