Bernard Arnault, the controlling shareholder of LVMH, ranked briefly a few days ago as the third wealthiest man in the world, according to the Bloomberg Billionnaires index, overtaking Warren Buffet before the recent release of the results of his company, Berkshire Hathaway. The current ranking sees Arnault back in the fourth spot with a personal fortune of €81.6 billion. Jeff Bezos, the founder and main shareholder of Amazon, is N° 1 at $134 billion, followed by Bill Gates with $97.6 billion and Buffet at $82.0 billion.

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