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Bill – Melinda Gates: They sold the foundation shares long before the divorce

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The Bill & Melinda Foundation sold $ 1.4 billion worth of shares

Bill - Melinda Gates: They sold the foundation shares long before the divorce

The foundation of the former couple is one of the largest charities in the world and at the end of March it sold all its shares it had since the beginning of 2020

One of the most expensive divorces of all time, that of Bill and Melinda Gates that has been announced for several weeks but the posts and comments have not stopped.

The reason, of course, is the astronomical amount that the ex-wife of the rich businessman will receive as soon as the divorce is issued and we learned that she intends to “spend” them, as it is an issue that occupied many people.

Shortly before Bill and Melinda Gates announced their divorce, they arranged to sell all of their shares in the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Shares worth $ 1.4 billion from Apple, Twitter and Amazon even made a profit.

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The former couple's foundation is one of the largest charities in the world and reportedly sold all its shares since the beginning of 2020 in late March. In addition to shares in Apple, Twitter and Amazon, The firm also sold shares in FedEx, UPS and Walmart.

Bill and Melinda Gates had filed for divorce in early May and it was revealed they had not made a prenuptial agreement. Their fortune at the time they filed for divorce is estimated at 146 billion. Since then, Gates has transferred $ 3 billion in shares to his ex-wife, making her a major shareholder in companies such as Coca-Cola Femsa SA and Grupo Televisa SA.

Source: www.kathimerini.com.cy

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