Sachin Bansal, Binny Bansal join Mukesh Ambani, Azim Premji in billionaires club; check India's top 5 list

May 10, 2018, 15:36 PM IST
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India's very own whizkids, Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal have turned billionaires after selling their stake in India's top e-retailer Flipkart to US retail giant Walmart in a transaction dubbed as world's largest e-commerce deal valued at $16 bn. The duo's around 5 per cent stake has turned them into billionaires. So, who else is on this super-rich, exclusive billionaires club list? Well, Reliance Industries chief Mukesh Ambani tops it, while Wipro chief Azim Premji follows. Find out the other top 5 richest Indians. However, to really put things in perspective as to where the Flipkart duo stands, according to Forbes top 100 Indian billionaires list, at $1.46 bn, YES Bank chief Rana Kapoor is in 100th spot. 

 

 

Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal have turned billionaires after selling their stake in India's top e-retailer Flipkart to US retail giant Walmart in a transaction dubbed as world's largest e-commerce deal valued at $16 bn. The duo's around 5 per cent stake has turned them into billionaires.

 

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Mukesh Ambani net worth is  $38 bn. His business interests run into petrochemicals, oil & gas.

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Azim Premji net worth is  $19 bn.  His business interests run into software services  

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Hinduja family net worth is $18.4 bn. They have diversified business interests

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Lakshmi Mittal net worth is $16.5 bn. His business interests are in steel
 
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Pallonji Mistry net worth is $16 bn. His business interests are in  construction

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Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal have turned billionaires after selling their stake in India's top e-retailer Flipkart to US retail giant Walmart in a transaction dubbed as world's largest e-commerce deal valued at $16 bn. The duo's around 5 per cent stake has turned them into billionaires.

Sachin Bansal's decision to exit Flipkart after its takeover by Walmart was a "very emotional moment", said the company's co-founder Binny Bansal.

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