Bill Gates resigned from Microsoft’s board a year and a half ago, it is still considered one of the most wealthy tycoons economical around the world.
According to the magazine ‘Forbes‘, Gates’ fortune in 2021 amounts to a total of 137.4 billion dollars, which places him in the fourth position of billionaires this year behind Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk and french Bernard Arnault, owner of the luxury goods company LVMH.
Despite his resignation, Gates has also chosen in recent years to diversify his assets, with investments and purchases of shares in different companies. LThe economic magazine ensures that the employer donated a total of $ 35.8 billion worth of Microsoft stock to the Gates Foundation, which he owns with his ex-wife Melinda Gates.
Investing in FedEx and Walmart
In times of financial instability, one of Gates’ strategies has been to diversify his fortune into stocks in other companies. As the web reveals’Yahoo Finance‘, highlight two companies in which the Seattle tycoon has invested, which are FedEx and WalMart.
The total shares that the tycoon has acquired for the Logistic Company North American is from 1.5 million, by more than 7.5 million shares of the hypermarket chain it owns leader in the United States.
Bet on the countryside and the Canadian railroad
Gates’ investments don’t stop there. The aforementioned portal points out that other investments of the former owner of Microsoft are la National Railroad Company of Canada, of which it owns more than 14 million shares, and the agricultural properties.
Currently, Gates is one of the largest owners of agricultural land in the North American country, to the point that the products of the multinational McDonald’s are grown on its farms. According to data offered by the television network ‘NBC’, owns more than one hundred thousand hectares of agricultural land.
Regarding the pandemic, Gates offered a possible solution to be prepared for a future one. “The only real solution to this problem is to have factories that can produce enough vaccine doses for everyone in 100 daysIn addition, he said that he was confident that humanity will be more aware of future pandemics with “prevention measures and health care“.
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How does Bill Gates invest his money in times of financial instability?