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Apr 15, 2016, 02:16 ET Global Trends for Superyachts, the Ultra Wealthy Revealed in New Report from Wealth-X and Camper & Nicholsons

Wealth-X, the global authority on wealth intelligence, and Camper & Nicholsons, the global leader in luxury yachting activities, today released a...


Jan 27, 2016, 10:00 ET Wealth-X Reveals: The World's 50 Wealthiest People

The top 50 wealthiest people in the world have a combined fortune of US$1.45 trillion, nearly equal to the GDP of Australia, according to a new list...


Dec 09, 2015, 10:00 ET America's Billionaire Entrepreneurs Give Nearly US$180 Million In Lifetime, More Than Other UHNW Donor Groups

America's billionaire entrepreneurs give, on average, US$179.5 million per person to various causes during their lifetimes — more than any other...


Dec 01, 2015, 09:00 ET Study On Education and Wealth Creation Taps Wealth-X's Big Data On Global Ultra Wealthy

What are the characteristics of people who amass enormous fortunes later in their lives? How important was education, cognitive ability, and other...


Nov 25, 2015, 03:00 ET What You Need To Know About South Africa's Ultra Wealthy

South Africa is home to 835 ultra wealthy individuals with a combined net worth of US$112 billion, making it the country with the largest ultra high...


Nov 23, 2015, 04:00 ET Wealth-X Reveals: The Wealthiest Person At Each Decade

Wealth-X today released a list of the wealthiest person at each decade, from their 20s through their 90s, revealing insights into wealth creation at...


Nov 18, 2015, 09:00 ET Wealth-X and Camper & Nicholsons Form Knowledge Partnership for Global Insight on Wealth and Superyachts

Wealth-X, the global authority on wealth intelligence, and Camper & Nicholsons, the global leader in luxury yachting activities, today announced a...


Nov 10, 2015, 09:00 ET Ultra Wealthy Buyers Seek Non-Traditional Homes Abroad, New Study Shows

An increasing number of ultra high net worth (UHNW) individuals are buying non-traditional homes outside their domiciles according to a new study by...


Nov 04, 2015, 12:00 ET Middle Eastern Private Jet Owners Are Younger And Spend More On Planes Than Global Average

The typical private jet owner in the Middle East is male, nearly five years younger than the global average and has planes that are worth three times ...


Oct 21, 2015, 04:00 ET What You Need To Know About The UK's Ultra Wealthy

Nearly 80% of the ultra wealthy population in the United Kingdom amassed their fortunes through astute entrepreneurship, while just 13% inherited...


Oct 04, 2015, 01:30 ET Ultra Wealthy In United Arab Emirates Control US$255 Billion Of Private Wealth

There are 1,275 ultra wealthy individuals in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), representing 20% of the total ultra wealthy population in the Middle...


Sep 30, 2015, 09:15 ET Wealth-X Study Reveals The Social Graph Of The World's Wealthy

Wealthy individuals move in specific circles, whether it is their professional circle with business partners and colleagues, or their social network...


Sep 16, 2015, 09:00 ET Wealth-X Reveals: The 10 Universities With The Largest Ultra Wealthy Alumni Population

With 3,130 ultra wealthy individuals among its alumni, Harvard University leads the world's schools in a Wealth-X ranking of universities with the...


Sep 09, 2015, 09:00 ET Wealth-X Reveals: The World's Top 10 Wealthiest Tennis Players

With the US Open Tennis Championships underway in Flushing Meadows, a Wealth-X list of the top 10 wealthiest tennis players shows Roger Federer is...


Aug 25, 2015, 05:00 ET Which German Or Austrian University Has The Largest UHNW Alumni Population?

The University of Cologne takes the top spot in a Wealth-X ranking of tertiary institutions in Germany and Austria in terms of the size of their...


Aug 19, 2015, 11:00 ET Wealth-X Reveals: The World's 20 Wealthiest Individuals Under The Age Of 35

Facebook co-founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg took the top spot on a Wealth-X list of the wealthiest individuals under the age of 35...


Jul 29, 2015, 12:30 ET Wayne Rooney Scores Top Spot On Wealth-X List Of English Premier League's Wealthiest Players

With the 24th season of the English Premier League (EPL) set to kick off on August 8, Wealth-X today released a list the EPL's richest players....


Jul 29, 2015, 06:00 ET Wealth-X Reveals: The World's Largest UHNW-Led Private Foundations

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation leads a list of the world's largest private foundations established by living ultra high net worth (UHNW)...


Jul 22, 2015, 04:00 ET Wealth-X Reveals: The World's 10 Wealthiest Couples

Bill and Melinda Gates claimed the top spot on a Wealth-X list of the world's wealthiest couples released today, with a combined net worth of US$85.7 ...


Jul 16, 2015, 12:25 ET Wealth-X Reveals: Asia's Top 10 Wealthiest Millennials

Chinese ultra wealthy individuals claimed nine of the 10 spots on a list of Asia's richest millennials (defined as those born from 1981 to 1997)...


Jul 08, 2015, 02:00 ET More Millionaires And A Shift In Consumer Behaviour In Emerging Markets Present Opportunities For Luxury Brands

A surge in the number of millionaires and a shift in luxury consumer behaviour in emerging markets in the coming decade present opportunities for...


Jul 07, 2015, 04:00 ET 123 Billionaires Across Germany But None In Five German States

Germany is home to 123 billionaires with a combined net worth of €368 billion (US$413 billion), but there are no individuals from this top wealth...


Jul 01, 2015, 01:00 ET Wealth-X Reveals: The Top 10 Wealthiest Jewellers In India

T. S. Kalayanaraman, the chairman and managing director of Kalyan Jewellers, claimed the top spot on a Wealth-X list of India's wealthiest jewellers...


Jun 23, 2015, 06:00 ET New Report: Global Demand For Luxury Homes Strong in the EMEA Region As Ultra Wealthy Buyers Look To Diversify Holdings

Ultra wealthy individuals are buying up luxury homes around the world to further diversify their holdings, according to a new report by Wealth-X and...


Jun 16, 2015, 03:00 ET American Corporate Titans Dominate List Of The World's Wealthiest Self-Made Billionaires

With a personal fortune totaling nearly US$86 billion, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates tops Wealth-X's list of the world's top 25 richest self-made...