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Pierre Castel & family

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Net worth 2018: $14.12 Billion
Residence: Geneva, Switzerland
Country: France
BirthDay: 1926
BIOGRAPHY

Pierre Castel & family was bornon 1926 in Geneva, Switzerland, France. Pierre Castel & family is #108 in List Billionaires People In The World. Started in Bordeaux in 1949 by nine siblings, Groupe Castel is now run by Pierre Castel and his family. The beverage giant, which makes beer, wine and soft drinks, expanded into developing markets including Africa, where they built 45 breweries and invested in sugar cane crops to stock their soda business. They now have 1,600 hectares of vineyard in Africa and 17 estates in Morocco, Tunisia and Ethiopia. In France, the group owns 21 vineyards. The group sells 4.6 billion bottles a year, and produce 640 million bottles of wine annually. Despite its lengthy grape history, the first Castel branded wine - Castel Malbec - only began retailing in 2012, targeting the under $10 market.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2014

$8 Billion

2015

$9.9 Billion

2018

$14.12 Billion

TIMELINE
Pierre Jesus Sebastian Castel (born 1926) is a French businessman, the founder of the Castel Group, a French beverages company.Pierre Jesus Sebastian Castel founded the Castel Group in Bordeaux in 1949, along with his eight siblings.According to Forbes, Castel & family have a net worth of $10.1 billion, as of March 2015.Pierre Castel is the CEO and president of Patriarche. He is also the president of Cassiopée Limited which now has a global presence in the beverage industry. He is also the founder and president of the Castel-Frères with roots in the wine and spirits sector. He has been involved in the beverage industry, specializing in breweries, wineries, and carbonated drinks for over 60 years. Castel and his family are listed at number 125 on Forbes’ list of global billionaires. He and his family are also ranked the 6th richest in France. He is married and lives in Geneva.
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