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WhoIs Carlos Slim - A Short History On January 28, in Mexico A Short Biography of Carlos Slim. 9, views. Share; Like; Download. Carlos Slim Helú, (born January 28, , Mexico City, Mexico), Mexican entrepreneur who became one of the wealthiest people in the world. His extensive. Self-made billionaire Carlos Slim is Mexico's richest person and attributes about the world of business at age ten, according to his biography.
The president whom Carlos Slim knew very well decided he would privatize this company for the betterment of the Mexican people. I don't think this was the case, I think it was for the betterment of his pocketbook and the betterment of Slim's pocketbook who probably convinced him to put this asset up for sale.
I am speculating, but that is what my heart tells me. It is unfortunate, as many Mexician people suffer from poverty while this man has a net worth of 71 billion or more all because there is not enough checks and balances within the then government of Mexico. I could be wrong, but there seems to be some cover up trying to be made in this book.
It paints a picture of Carlos Slim as a saint. My heart tells me that he is not a saint, but very greedy. Slim has also been buying up stakes in various troubled Spanish corporations while eyeing various investments across Europe.
A report that was released by the new company listed its assets at 3.
Upon formation of the company, Slim remained sanguine about the company and Mexico's burgeoning energy sector where the state monopoly ceased to exist once held by state-owned oil company Pemex and opening the sector for private investors. The company creates proprietary behavioral profiles of the top hedge fund managers using everything from divorce records to political donations incorporated in their profiles and fund analysis.
Studio, a fashion line for young women, will expand into a standalone retailer chain that will compete with elite fashion retailers across the globe. Although the style of the new fashion line and the number of yearly collections has not been made public, Philosophy Jr.
The fashion line will be offered at individual brick and mortar boutiques at two shopping malls in Mexico City. The brand was established in and has been sold at Sears Mexico, a unit of Grupo Sanborns, the restaurant, retail, and pharmacy chain owned by Slim.
Linda was born in Parral, Chihuahua , of Lebanese parents who had immigrated to Mexico in the late 19th century.
Upon immigrating to Mexico, her parents had founded one of the first Arabic-language magazines for the Lebanese-Mexican community, using a printing press they had brought with them. He was a businessman, and worked in one of Mexico's top intelligence agencies.
Among her interests were various philanthropic projects, including the creation of a legal framework for organ donation. Slim's fortune has given rise to a family business empire and he often acquires shares on behalf of himself and his children. His three older sons serve in key positions in the companies controlled by Slim where most are involved in the day-to-day running of Slim's business empire. The article said, "While the market value of his stake in publicly traded companies could decline at any time, at the moment he is probably wealthier than Bill Gates ".
Slim's real estate holding company Inmobiliaria Carso develops, invests, owns and operates many residential and commercial properties across Mexico.
The company owns over 20 shopping centers, including ten in Mexico City, and operates stores in the country under U.
Slim has been making private real estate investments around the world, particularly in the United States. He controls approximately 8 acres of prime Beverly Hills real estate at the corner of Wilshire and Santa Monica Boulevards. The mansion is 20, square feet and has 12 bedrooms, 14 bathrooms, and a doctor's office in the basement. A noted art collector and philanthropist, Slim founded a not-for-profit art museum, Museo Soumaya named for his wife , in Mexico City.
In the museum moved to a larger building in the city. Slim was also prominent in the revitalization of the historic centre of Mexico City, establishing the Foundation for the Historic Centre of Mexico City, and he received the Hadrian Award from the World Monuments Fund in for his efforts in preserving culturally significant buildings in Mexico City.
Slim also received several awards for his philanthropic efforts, which included establishment of the Carlos Slim Foundation, focusing on the areas of health, sports, and education through such organizations as the Carlos Slim Institute of Health, which funds research projects on public health in Mexico. In the Carlos Slim Foundation partnered with Grameen Trust—a nonprofit venture of Grameen Bank , the Bangladeshi bank founded by economist Muhammad Yunus as a means of providing small loans to poor individuals—to launch the Grameen-Carso microcredit program in Mexico.
In —16 Slim publicly criticized Republican U. Trump for making allegedly racist comments about Mexican immigrants to the United States, for proposing to build a wall along the U.