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Younus Sheikh and family
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Rank 2017
293=
Worth
£420m
Rise/fall
£90m
A founder of Bestway, the west London food and pharmacy business led by Sir Anwar Pervez (qv), Sheikh, 70, will continue to oversee the wholesale operation in his new non-executive role. Profits at Bestway (Holdings) hit a record £401m on £2.8bn sales in 2015-16. With the separate £200m Bestway Northern, the companies are worth £5.5bn. The family has a £400m stake and other assets.