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The National Business Review Rich List 1999.

(Scoop thanks the National Business Review for permission to use this list.)

The National Business Review Rich List 1999

Rich List

1994 – total $4.657 billion
1995 – total $6.088 billion
1996 – total $6.285 billion
1997 – total $7.449 billion
1998 – total $8.603 billion
1999 – total $9.805 billion

Top Individuals

1. Myers, AD– cashed up ($525m)
2. Fay, Sir HMG– merchant banking ($310m)
2. Richwhite, David McK– merchant banking ($310m)
2. Tindall, S–discount retailing ($310m)
5. Gibbs, AT – investment ($260 m)
6. Spencer, JB – investment, cars ($230m)
7. Giltrap, CJ – cars ($210m)
8. Hart, GR – investment ($200m)
9. Goodman, Sir PL – investment ($155m)
10. Brierley, Sir RA – investment ($130m)

Top families

1. Todd – energy, telecommunications, investment ($1800m)
2. Horton – publishing ($150m)
3. Levene – retail, property ($100m)
4. Foreman – investment ($95m)
5. Heatley – investment ($90m)
5. Stewart – plastics, electrical goods ($90m)
7. Huljich – cashed up, property ($80m)
8. Wood - internet services, ($75m)
9. Abel – cashed up ($50m)
9. Fletcher – investment ($50m)
9. Vela – fisheries, racehorses ($50m)


Adam, DF – insurance broking $15m
Bailey, TES – cars $11m
Cleveland, LH – transport, engineering $10m
Coleman, SL – music $12m
Farr, BK – yacht design $15m
Hickman, KJ – retirement homes $27m
Holyoake, NB –heating, motoring, forestry, property $35m
Jordan, N – cashed up $45m
Mitchell family – window shades, plastics $15m
Ryder, JWD – retirement homes $27m
Watt,M – sports promotion, entertainment $30m
Wood – internet services $75m

People who are leaving The Rich List. This does not necessarily mean they have ceased to be wealthy.

Kain, GC
Kain, GT C – property development
Meier, PE - cashed up
Paul, S – media

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