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«Balance» Classification – The ten wealthiest in Switzerland – News


The total assets of the 300 wealthiest in Switzerland in 2018 amount to 675 million francs. A new record. Here is the ranking table in ascending order.

10th place: the Schindler and Bonnard families

Alfred Schindler.

Alfind Schindler was chairman of the lift manufacturer until 2017.


The Schindler and Bonnard families are the main shareholders of the Schindler elevator manufacturer. They own about 70 percent of the votes. The goods of the family should 12 to 13 billion francs it's worth it.

9th place: Jacobs family

Klaus Jacobs and his wife

Medial not often in focus: a photo of the ex-father of the family, Klaus Jacobs and his wife since 2003.


Family goods continue to grow. This is largely thanks to the participation in Barry Callebaut. The family controls the chocolate company up to 64 percent. It is estimated that the family's resources are around 12.5 million francsBut the Jacobs family is also active in other sectors: for example, part of the goods invested in a dental chain.

8th place: Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken

Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken.

Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken lives in the canton of Graubünden.


The daughter of beer magnate Alfred Heineken is said to have a fortune of 13 to 14 billion francs resource In 2002 he inherited the majority stake in Heineken, the second largest beer in the world.

7th place: Bertarelli family

Ernesto Bertarelli and wife Kirsty.

Ernesto Bertarelli with his wife Kirsty.


The "Balance" estimates the fortune of the Bertarelli family 13 to 14 billion francs, Ernesto Bertarelli inherited the biotechnology company Serono from his father in 1998. In 2007, he and the family sold the company to Merck for about 16 million francs.

6th place: Brenninkmeijer family

C & A logo

The C & A textile chain made the Brenninkmeijer family rich.


The Brenninkmeijer family is behind the C & A textile business. Your fortune should be up 15 to 16 billion Franconia amount Several Dutch family members live in Switzerland: in the cantons of Zug, Zurich and Lucerne.

5th place: Gérard Wertheimer

Gérard Wertheimer

Luxury, fashion, real estate and wine goods: Gérard Wertheimer.


New in Top 10 is Gérard Wertheimer. He raised 8 billion francs and now he has 18 to 19 billion Franconia Fortune number five. The reason for their promotion is a reassessment of their participation. For the first time, the French fashion house Chanel, who owns with his brother Alain at 50 percent, has published earnings figures. They are far superior to those previously estimated by analysts.

4th place: Safra family

Joseph Safra.

Joseph Safra and his family are new in the top ten.


Joseph Safra and his family accumulated their wealth thanks to banking and real estate transactions. Of 19 to 20 million francs should be The Brazilian banker is said to have settled in Crans-Montana (VS). According to the "balance", Bank J. Safra Sarasin confirmed this.

3rd place: Jorge Lemann

Jorge Lemann.

The "beer king".


The investor made his fortune with the beer. 21 to 22 billion francs should be Lives in Brazil and in Lake Zurich. In the 1980s, Lemann took Brahma Brazilian beer and incorporated it into the world's largest beer company AB InBev.

3rd place: the families Hoffmann and Oeri

André Hoffmann.

André Hoffmann is a member of the Board of Directors of the Roche Group.


The fortunes of the founding families of Roche Hoffmann and Oeri are under way 25 to 26 billion francs Love Families tend to appear as generous patrons. For example, André Hoffmann must take care of a natural park in Camarga. The four sisters of the Oeri family donated 50 million francs for an extension of the Kunstmuseum of Basel.

1st place: Kamprad family

Ingvar Kamprad with his children Jonas, Mathias and Peter.

Ingvar Kamprad with his children Jonas, Mathias and Peter (from the left).


The Swedish family Kamprad has a cheap furniture fortune 50 to 51 million francs accumulated Ikea founder, Ingvar Kamprad, died in 2018. His children Jonas, Peter and Mathias took over but before. All three have the Swiss passport.

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