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Financier is a person who has control of large amounts of money and can give or lend it to people or organisations. This could be in the form of funding, investments or large loans to governments of corporations. Many use offshore banking as a means of diversification.

  • Warren Buffett is the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway and is one of the most successful investors in the 20th century.

  • George Soros was born in Hungary but moved to the US. He is a business magnate, investor, and because of his $10Bn short-sale in 1992, is known as the man who broke the Bank of England.

  • Carl Icahn is the main shareholder of Icahn Enterprises. He is also an American businessman, Investor and an activist shareholder.

  • Bernard Madoff Also known as "Bernie Made-off" because his Ponzie scheme lost over $64Bn in 2008. He was an investor and stock broker. He is now a resident of a federal prison. He also makes onto our Hero to Zero list

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