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Christoph Henkel
Chemicals
Rank 2017
90
Worth
£1,430m
Rise/fall
£300m

Right Guard, Persil and Pritt Stick are some of the well-known brands owned by German chemicals and detergents giant Henkel, whose record share price values the business at more than £40bn. London-based private equity financier Henkel, 59, has a holding worth £1.3bn, plus technology, biotech and film-making investments. His wife Katrin deals in Old Master drawings and is a National Gallery trustee.