Political stability is important to the world’s richest people, which means it’s an interesting time to be a wealthy European.
As Britain pushes on with Brexit, Italy sees its liberal prime minister resign, and France flirts with the election of the far-right Marine Le Pen as President, a wave of populism seems set to sweep over the continent.
Europe’s wealthy elite is worried: political stability and a generous tax regime are rarely the hallmarks of populist government, and there are also fears that Brexit could drive away the country’s richest.
Business Insider took a look at who made it onto the Sunday Times Rich List this year — selected from those who either live or were born Europe, it is possible the list will look very different by next year.
Take a look.
21. Dieter Schwarz & family
Net worth: £12.0 billion Age: 77
As owner of Schwarz-Gruppe, Dieter…