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Idan Ofer
Shipping, Industry
Rank 2017
48=
Worth
£2,400m
Rise/fall
£330m

Tel Aviv-born Ofer, 61, owns a fleet of 150 merchant ships through Quantum Pacific Group, while his family trusts control Israel Corporation, a £920m conglomerate. Ofer, who inherited his father's magnificent art collection, is also the leading shareholder in Pacific Drilling, which floated in New York in 2012 and whose value plunged £78m to £47.4m after the fall in oil prices. In 2013 London-based Ofer gave £25m to the London Business School, his alma mater.