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Going public: tycoon BR Shetty

Going public: tycoon BR Shetty

Indian-born BR Shetty turned the meagre $7 with which he arrived in the UAE in the 1970s into a personal fortune estimated at $1bn. In a rare interview, he tells Arabian Business about new plans for the businesses that made him rich - NMC Health and UAE Exchange - revealing little sign of slowing down at 70 years of age

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Going public
Indian-born BR Shetty turned the meagre $7 with which he arrived in the UAE in the 1970s into a personal fortune estimated at $1bn. In a rare interview, he tells Arabian Business about new plans for the businesses that made him rich - NMC Health and UAE Exchange - revealing little sign of slowing down at 70 years of age.

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