Stashing Wealth


Ingvar Kamprad

$55.1b, Sweden

Placed his shares in Ikea Group, which he controls, in a Dutch foundation in the 1980s and later put the company’s intellectual-property rights in a Liechtenstein foundation.

Li Ka-Shing

$27.7b, Hong Kong

Owns his 43 percent stake in Hong Kong-based property developer Cheung Kong Holdings through trusts and companies in the Cayman and British Virgin Islands.

Lee Shau Kee

$25.1b, Hong Kong

Holds his shares in Henderson Land Development through 10 firms set up in the Cayman and British Virgin Islands, and Panama.

Alisher Usmanov

$20b, Russia

Earlier this year put the majority of his assets — including iron miner Metalloinvest Holding and mobile provider MegaFon — under the control of British Virgin Islands-based USM Holdings.

Elaine Marshall

$15.3b, U.S.

A small part of her fortune is based in Liechtenstein, where her late husband, E. Pierce Marshall (whose father married Anna Nicole Smith), set up a foundation for their grandchildren in his will.

Paolo Rocca

$10.6b, Argentina

His wealth, stemming from industrial conglomerate Techint, is in a Luxembourg-based trust controlled by entities based in the British Virgin Islands and the Netherlands.


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