Sunny Varkey

Sunny Varkey
Sunny Varkey
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  • Earnings
    $ 1.9 Billion
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  • Children
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#60 India Rich List 2016

#47 India Rich List Rank 2015
#55 India Rich List Rank 2014
#45 India Rich List Rank 2013

His GEMS Education, the world's largest operator of K–12 schools with 89 worldwide, offered shares to its teachers in a bid to deter rivals from poaching them. The private education firm, which counts the Blackstone Group among its investors, borrowed $250 million in April to fund expansion in its Middle East stronghold. Varkey is well connected: former U.S. president Bill Clinton was honorary chairman of nonprofit arm Varkey Foundation until 2015 and reportedly received $5.6 million in consultancy fees from GEMS.

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