Bloomberg magazine has made a list of the world's the richest families. The first place, with a fortune of $ 238.2 billion, is still occupied by the Walton family, which owns the Walmart supermarket chain.
It is indicated that in February the Waltons sold shares of the company for $ 6 billion, their fortune over the past 12 months has grown by $ 12 billion, thereby allowing them to once again lead the ranking of the richest families in the world. The Walton family's fortune is estimated at $ 238.2 billion.
The second line is occupied by the Mars family ($ 141.9 billion), which owns the production of Mars chocolate sweets.
The third line belongs to the Koch family (Koch Industries) with $ 124.4 billion.
As noted by Bloomberg, today the combined wealth of the 25 richest families in the world is $ 1.7 trillion, which is 22% more (+ $ 312 billion) than a year ago.