How much is the wealth of the richest businessman in Argentina? If we take as a reference some of Tucuman’s figures on free dollars, we could say that the richest man in the country accumulates wealth that could well finance the province’s four annual budgets. Or maybe his fortune is six times the cost of Tucuman’s exports in one year. Marcos HalperinAt the age of 49, he became the businessman with the greatest wealth in the country, whose fortune is estimated at $ 6.1 billion, according to the rating of the prestigious Forbes magazine. Last year, the co-founder of MercadoLibre accumulated more than $ 4,000 million, despite the fact that the country continues to struggle with a prolonged economic recession and the effects on operations due to the Kovid pandemic19. However, this health situation has pushed the e-commerce platform business in a world that has kept isolated to avoid infection.
Halperin ranked 440th in the global rankings under Amazon CEO, Jeff Bezos, with $ 177 million, after which Elon Musk (Tesla) with a fortune of $ 151.00 million. The Argentine businessman made a strong jump from the Forbes payroll when in 2020 he ranked 1,063.
The Forbes Argentina list is supplemented by brothers Paolo and Gianfelice Mario Rocco, which came in second with $ 3.7 billion and number 807 worldwide. Until last year for Forbes these entrepreneurs were of Italian nationality. Forbes also clarifies that the oil tanker Alejandro Bulgeroni (76 years old) is no longer on the list of Argentines and has now become the only millionaire from Uruguay in this world ranking, whose estimated net worth is 3,300 million US dollars, 925 in the world.
Gregorio Perez Compank, who first took the Argentine to the list more than 25 years ago, is still in force. His $ 2.4 trillion this year, $ 700 million more than 12 months ago, is due to the accession of the fortunes of his seven heirs. The 85-year-old tycoon passed his shares in Molinos to his children in 2010. Now Forbes is back to incorporate that part of its wealth into family wealth and is part of a rich podium, the site said.
Alberta Remers (94) lost money, despite the fact that the population believes that pharmaceuticals was one of the sectors that gained the most during the coronavirus pandemic. Entrepreneurs’ assets are about 2,200 million US dollars, which is 8% less than a year ago. The top five of the Argentine ranking ends with a return Eduard Ernekyan (88), which adds $ 1.3 million to the pace of recovery, as evidenced by Corporación América Airport, an airport holding company with more than 50 terminals worldwide.
The Argentine newspaper Forbes notes that the six surnames of Argentina that appear in the list amount to 19,000 million dollars.