Japan's 40 Richest

Serafin, Tatiana
March 2009
Forbes Asia;3/2/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p38
The article presents information on the 40 richest men of Japan. Six from the 2008 rankings missed the cutoff, despite the fact that it was $235 million lower than last year. Yoshitaka Fukuda dropped $1.5 billion to $250 million as the stock of his consumer finance company, Aiful, crashed. This year the richest man is Tadashi Yanai, folowed by Kunio Busujima, Hiroshi Yamauchi, and Akira Mori.


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