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Mærsk left USD 19 billion fortune behind

The deceased shipping tycoon Mærsk McKinney-Møller left the absolutely biggest fortune in Denmark behind. According to an analysis of the biggest fortunes in Denmark it stood at USD 19 billion.

A listing over the biggest fortunes in Denmark shows that the deceased shipping tycoon Mærsk McKinney-Møller left the absolutely biggest Danish fortune behind. Since the list was made last time, the Mærsk McKinney-Møller fortune has grown by USD 3.6 billion to USD 19 billion. The fortune is much dependent on the A.P. Moller-Maersk share price as the family owns 57.73 percent of the shares.

Since August of 2011, the 49 biggest private Danish fortunes have grown by a total of USD 5.1 billion and now they total USD 86 billion according to the listing made by the independent analyst firm, Dansk Aktie Analyse, on behalf of the Danish daily Morgenavisen Jyllands-Posten. 12 of the richest Danes are estimated to have a bigger fortune this time around compared to the last time the analysis was carried out.

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