Big Man In Brazil

Blankfeld, Keren
April 2010
Forbes Asia;2010 Special Issue, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p34
The article presents information on businessman Eike Fuhrken Batista. With a net wealth of 27 billion, Batista is on his way to arriving at his latest boastful goal, becoming the world's wealthiest guy. Batista studied metallurgy at the University of Aachen and claims he sold insurance door-to-door to help pay for school and in 1979 he returned to Brazil to try his hand at gold trading in the Amazon.


Related Articles

  • Eike Fuhrken Batista.  // Latin Trade (Spanish);sep/oct2008, Vol. 16 Issue 9, p12 

    No abstract available.

  • This Brazilian's Promise: To Become the Richest Man on the Planet.  // Brazzil Mag;May2011, p1 

    The article reports that Brazil's billionaire Eike Batista said that he expects to become the world's richest person. Batista, whose net worth was estimated by Forbes magazine at 27 billion dollars, didn't specify when he would vault to the top of the world's-wealthiest list. Currently he is at...

  • New Plant Will Cash In On Demand For Silicon Wafers. Guerrero, Antonio // Global Finance;Nov2012, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p12 

    The article reports on the collaboration of the BNDES and BDMG development banks with Brazilian billionaire Eike Batista and other investors to build a semiconductor plant in Brazil.

  • Big-bucks Brazilian joins EV contest.  // Automotive News;9/20/2010, Vol. 85 Issue 6430, p38 

    The article reports that Eike Batista, business tycoon, is planning to set up a company in Brazil that would be capable of manufacturing 100,000 units of electric cars in a year.

  • IMG chief looking to Brazil biz. LOWRY, TOM // Daily Variety;11/10/2010, Vol. 309 Issue 28, p15 

    The article reports on the move of IMG Entertainment chief Teddy Forstmann to create a joint venture with Brazilian billionaire Eike Batista to launch a sports and entertainment businesses for expansion in Brazil.

  • The school of life. Skeffington, Robert // BRW;9/16/2004, Vol. 26 Issue 36, p12 

    Analyzes the business success of rich people in Australia who did not pursue formal education or a college degree. Threat of education to the entrepreneurial zeal; Percentage of people in the Young Rich list of the periodical "BRW" who have a university degree; Realization that learning is not...

  • Eike Batista. Paes, Eduardo // Time International (Atlantic Edition);4/30/2012, Vol. 179 Issue 17, p77 

    The article reports on Brazilian businessman Eike Batista as one of the 100 most influential people of 2012, discussing several of his initiatives which include his successful bid to bring the Olympic Games to Brazil in 2016 and his help in cleaning up the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon.

  • Eike Batista announced he would step down as chairman of MPX Energia SA.  // World Energy News;7/19/2013, p8 

    The article announces the resignation of Eike Batista as chairman at electric-power-generation company MPX Energia SA.

  • The World of Eike Batista. Ogier, Thierry // Latin Trade (English);Nov/Dec2011, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p16 

    The article profiles Eike Batista, a Brazilian billionaire and the second wealthiest man in Latin America. He places his 1.2 million U.S. dollars Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren automobile in the lounge of his Jardim Botanico mansion in Rio de Janiero. He also owns a 19 million U.S. dollars Pershing...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics