Ipswich businessman in rich list
AN IPSWICH businessman has been confirmed as one of the Britain's richest people.James Watts, whose family own Corporate Investments in the town has an estimated £43m according to the Sunday Times Rich List which is published tomorrow.
AN IPSWICH businessman has been confirmed as one of the Britain's richest people.
James Watts, whose family own Corporate Investments in the town has an estimated £43m according to the Sunday Times Rich List which is published tomorrow.
A new entry to the list Mr Watts lies in 911 place with his category of wealth defined as homeopathic medicine. The multi-million pound figure includes family wealth and the £27.7m business.
Britain's wealthiest woman has topped our region's rich list again this year after being named the richest person in East Anglia in both 2002 and 2003.
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Kirsten Rausing, the daughter of Tetra packaging giant Gad Rausing, shares a staggering £2,575million with her brother Jorn.
Their money has come from inheritance, bloodstock and investments and has increased by nearly £1,000m over the past year.
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This year 23 people from the region feature in the Sunday Times Rich List including brewers, investors and property and racehorse tycoons.
Locally, the most recognisable figure is Bernard Matthews who although lying in 252nd place nationally, has a bootiful £168m.
He is the fifth richest person in East Anglia and is only surpassed by Kirsten Rauing, Edmund Vesty (£750m), The Earl of Iveagh and the Guiness family (£725m) and David Thompson (£400m)
The only newcomer to the region's top ten is 45-year-old Andrew Turner, the owner of Norwich based Central Trust.
Mr Turner's wealth increased over the last year from £40m to £100m.