Saturday, April 25, 2009
Billionaire Tim Blixseth, founder of the Yellowstone Club, a 13,600-acre private ski resort, is accused by the creditors' attorney of 'looting' the resort.
Posted by billionaireslife.com at 8:59 PM
Founder of the investment management company, Baron Capital Management, billionaire Ron Baron was told that he needs to tear down a wall at his East Hampton property, if he wants to get out of his eight misdemeanor charges for the destruction of a 3,000-year-old sand dune. He paid $103,000,000 for the home a couple years ago.
Posted by billionaireslife.com at 8:45 PM
Friday, April 17, 2009
Activist investor and billionaire Icahn wants MGM to file for bankruptcy because of the company's $13 billion debt load. Icahn is a major bondholder of MGM Mirage.
Posted by billionaireslife.com at 7:24 PM
The grand hotel in Singapore, the Raffles, owned by the famous investor Prince Alwaleed of Saudi Arabia, is up for sale. The price is only $450 million. The Prince decided to sell as his net worth dropped from $21 billion to $13 billion.
Posted by billionaireslife.com at 7:13 PM
Tuesday, April 7, 2009
Allen Stanford is the billionaire who was accused of financial fraud to the tune of $9 billion. When a journalist asked Stanford about the accusations, Stanford threatened to punch him in the mouth.
Posted by billionaireslife.com at 7:07 AM
A recent Forbes article describes how to become a billionaire, and what billionaires have in common, such as dropping out of college, joining Skull & Bones, and getting a job at Goldman Sachs.
Posted by billionaireslife.com at 7:01 AM
Friday, April 3, 2009
19 of the 20 most expensive six-day lift tickets are in the United States, according to the 2009 World Ski Lift Ticket Price Report. The most expensive is Deer Valley, Utah, with Vail in second place.
Posted by billionaireslife.com at 8:13 AM
The husband of Salma Hayek, billionaire Francois-Henri Pinaul, was held hostage in his car by some of his employees because of layoffs at his company, PPR, owner of Gucci stores.
Posted by billionaireslife.com at 8:07 AM
Oracle software billionaire Larry Ellison, won a lawsuit against Swiss billionaire Ernesto Bertarelli to become the Official Challenger in the America's Cup, the leading international yachting championship.
Posted by billionaireslife.com at 8:01 AM