Lehman, an Americana shareholder, is buying a stake in the venture capital firm

Lehman, an Americana shareholder, is buying a stake in the venture capital firm

One of the reference shareholders of Americana and owner of the investment manager 3G Capital – Along with Marcel Telles and Carlos Alberto Secubira – Jorge Paolo Lehmann, along with a group of world billionaires, buys a stake in the venture capital firm Thrive Capital.

According to information from Wall Street JournalIn addition to the Brazilian, the group includes names such as Indian Mukesh Ambani and Frenchman Xavier Neill, who will be joined by KKR & Co co-founder Henry Kravis and Walt Disney CEO Robert Iger. About US$175 million has to be invested to acquire a 3.3% stake in Thrive.

The wealth of billionaires from around the world is estimated at $123 billion. Lehmann, who has a net worth of over $21 billion, is the richest man in Brazil.

Thrive at $5.3 billion. Last year, the company’s assets under management amounted to 15 billion US dollars. The company was founded in 2009 by US billionaire Josh Kushner, brother of Jared Kushner, son-in-law of former US President Donald Trump.

“These extraordinary entrepreneurs have built historic enterprises, achieved geographic dominance, lifted brands to greater heights, and created entirely new industries,” Thrive said in a statement released Tuesday (24/1).

The trio of Lemann, Sicupira, and Telles owned 31% of Americanas shares and had controlled the company for nearly 40 years. In addition to Americana, billionaires own related stakes in companies such as Ampiff and Kraft Heinz.

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