Hinduja brothers have overtaken chemical entrepreneur Jim Ratcliffe to regain their place as Britain's richest population.

Srichand, Gopichand, Prakash and Ashkok, who together own the conglomerate of the Hinduja group of the same name, today share the place of the 54 richest people in the world. Forbes, who published his annual list of world billionaires on Tuesday. The four brothers have a combined net worth of 16.9 billion USD (12.9 billion GBP) – making them the richest Britons in the world.

The Hinduja Group has a number of companies dealing with trucks, lubricants, cable television and banking, among others. The brothers also own several valuable London properties.

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Simon and Paul Reuben share the fifth-richest British place with $ 7.5 billion (£ 5.7 billion). The brothers built their assets in real estate, technology and investment before selling 49% of their GlobalSwitch data center business to Chinese investors in 2016 for nearly $ 3 billion. Then they sold another quarter of the business to Asian investors for $ 2.7 billion in 2018.

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Denise Coates, Co-CEO of Bet365, is the fifth-richest person and richest woman in the United Kingdom with $ 6.5 billion ($ 5 billion). Coates and her brother John each own half of Bet365, which allows over $ 65 billion in bets annually. It paid disputed £ 280 million in 2018, making it the highest-paid UK CEO.

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