#7 Simon Reuben

Simon Reuben
2024 Monaco Billionaires NET WORTH
as of 3/4/19
$7.5 B

In December 2016, they sold 49% of their data center business, GlobalSwitch, to a consortium of Chinese investors for nearly $3 billion. They sold a further 25% of the business in July 2018 for $2.7 billion to a consortium of Asian institutional and private investors. The brothers were born in Mumbai and raised in the U.K., where David started off trading metals and Simon imported carpets and bought real estate. Their firm Transworld, a metals trader, invested in Russia and Kazakhstan in the 1990s and was active in trading aluminum.