02 September 2008

Anil Agarwal - Fobs - The World's Indian Billionaires

#164 Anil Agarwal

Age: 54

Fortune: inherited and growing

Source: mining, metals

Net Worth: $6.0 bil

Country Of Citizenship: India

Residence: London , United Kingdom, Europe & Russia

Industry: Mining/Lumber

Marital Status: married, 2 children

Education: NA

Metals, mining magnate chairs London-listed Vedanta Resources. Outbid Lakshmi Mittal and Kumar Birla to clinch majority stake in Indian iron ore miner Sesa Goa from Japan's Mitsui for more than $1 billion. Raised $2 billion last year via listing of copper, zinc, aluminum producer Sterlite Industries on NYSE Euronext. Building Vedanta University, to which he has pledged $1 billion, in eastern India.

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