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Alberto Cortina

Alberto Cortina’s profile picture
Net worth 2018: $1.43 Billion
Industry: Investments
Residence: Madrid, Spain
Country: Spain
BirthDay: 20 January 1946
Sigh: Aquarius
Children: 4
Education: Doctor of Jurisprudence, Universidad Complutense de Madrid
BIOGRAPHY

Alberto Cortina was bornon 20 January 1946 in Madrid, Spain, Spain. Alberto Cortina is #1588 in List Billionaires People In The World. Alberto Cortina and his cousin Alberto Alcocer used to be married to sister heiresses Alicia and Esther Koplowitz. Los Albertos, as they are known in Spain, ran their wives' construction company Construcciones y Contratas from the early 1970s until 1989, when both marriages ended. The sisters took over the construction company, and Los Albertos moved onto banking, running Banco Zaragozano. They sold their combined 40% stake to Barclays in 2004 and now hold stakes in construction firm Actividades de Construccion y Servicios and eucalyptus pulp producer Grupo Empresarial ENCE. The cousins are also kings of the Spanish countryside, with more than a dozen sprawling ranches spread throughout Spain. Cortina, who also owns a vast art collection, reportedly enjoys boating and hunting.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2009

$1.1 Billion

2010

$1.2 Billion

2011

$1.2 Billion

2012

$1 Billion

2013

$1 Billion

2014

$1.4 Billion

2015

$1.4 Billion

2017

$1.1 Billion

2018

$1.43 Billion

TIMELINE
2016

In February 2016 Alfredo Sáenz Abad is appointed president of the bank and in March he acquires 5% of BDK's shares

2015

In June 2015 Banque de Dakar starts to provide financial services at its headquarters in the capital of Senegal and providing banking services at a Pan African level focusing in the UEMOA region

2014

5% of Grupo ACS, the biggest construction company in the world by sales with 2014 revenues of USD 50b, and of 21% of Ence, the largest paper pulp and biomass energy company in Europe

2010

In 2010 Forbes Magazine included Alberto Cortina in their billionaires list ranking as the 828th wealthiest man in the world

2003

Banco Zaragozano was valued in USD 15m at acquisition and they sold it for over USD 2b to Barclay's Bank in 2003

2000

In 2000 he married Elena Cué with whom he had a daughter in 2006

1998

In 1998, both "Albertos" took at a controlling stake in ACS Group, today's largest construction and services group by revenues, with sales of EUR €40b worldwide in 2015

1997

In 1997, Alberto sold his brewing business San Miguel that he and his brother had inherited from their father to the consortium of Danone and Mahou

1988

Later, in 1988, together with KIO Group they created Cartera Central which had a significant stake in Banco Central and two seats on its Board of Directors

1978

In 1978, both Albertos acquired 5% of Banco de Fomento, belonging to Banco Central

1973

This growth was accomplished in spite of the Spanish crisis that took place between the years of 1973 and 1985

1969

In 1969 he married Alicia Koplowitz

1947

Alberto Cortina de Alcocer (born January 20, 1947, in Madrid, Spain) is a Spanish businessman

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