Tycoon

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Tycoon

A very wealthy businessperson, especially one who made his/her fortune in a single industry. For example, one may be called an oil tycoon or a steel tycoon.
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Meanwhile, American business magnate Donald J Trump, who owns the Miss Universe Organisation and all its pageants, including the Miss Universe, Miss USA, and Miss Teen USA beauty contests, said he "is thrilled that the contest will be staged in the magnificent city of Moscow".
Yet it could soon be beaten by a former Miss Malaysia, who is claiming [euro]580million from her wealthy Malaysian business magnate husband.
Other visitors to Khan's home included business magnate Sidhartha Mallya, filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt and actors Riteish Deshmukh, Naghma and Urvashi Dholakia.
The business magnate, who served as Pakistan's prime minister twice in the 1990s, said he wanted to work with other countries to find a lasting peace in the region.
To date the bank is headed by business magnate Ajith de Zoysa with a consortium of high net worth investors who had infused capital time to time to continue the operations which has 20 branches including 05 in the north of Sri Lanka.
Venture capitalist Rajeev Chandrasekhar ( Independent) from Karnataka; chief minister hopeful of Andhra Pradesh and business magnate Y.
Other members of Pak delegation included Dr Malik Muhammad Akhtar, Parliamentary Secretary, Finance Department Punjab, ex-MNA Arshad Ghurki, Ch Ghulam Rasul, Deputy Chief Manager SBP, Dr Waqar Chaudhary senior journalist, business magnate Qammaruzzaman and Ch.
Indian business magnate Mr MA Alagappan, executive chairman of the EUR3 billion business conglomerate, Murugappa Corporation, has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the university, formerly UCE.
Philippine President Joseph Estrada rejected overtures Tuesday from business magnate Lucio Tan to extend the June 4 deadline set by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for infusing 200 million U.
The 83-year-old business magnate will also donate 20 Hyundai sedans, including five Dynasty limousines, one of which will be presented to North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, Hyundai officials said.
The American business magnate Carl Icahn has acquired a new stake in Cheniere Energy (NYSEMKT:LNG), increasing his overall holding in the company to 11.
The business magnate has bought Turnberry from Dubai-based company Leisurecorp although it is reported he paid considerably less than the 52 million pounds that Leisurecorp bought the venue for in 2008.
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