Who was Alberto Bailleres?
Alberto Bailleres was the owner of one of the largest mining companies in the world. He was born in August 1931, in Mexico City. He was the 3rd richest man in Mexico. He was married to Teresa Baillères. They have 7 children. He lived in Mexico City. Bailleres passed away on Feb 4, 2022, aged 90.
Through his private holding firm Grupo Bal he held the shares of Industrias Peñoles, the second-largest mining company of Mexico. Penoles produces 25,000 kg of gold and 2,5 million kg of silver annually.
Worlds Largest Silver Producer
Industrias Penoles is the world’s largest silver producer. Bailleres also owns a chain of department stores: El Palacio de Hierro. It is a high-end retailer with brand names like Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Burberry, and Prada. EL Palacio de Hierro currently operates 13 stores.
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Alberto Bailleres Net Worth
His net worth was estimated at $10 billion. That makes him the 3rd richest person in Mexico. Bailleres’ previously owned the yacht Marion Queen.
His father Raul Bailleres (1895 –
Alberto was President of the Board of Trustees. Alberto had a brother who died in a car accident.
He was an active philanthropist donating to education and health.
He lived in a large house in Mexico City.
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His son Alejandra Bailleres is CEO of Grupo Nacional Provincial and director of Peñoles and Grupo BAL. He is also Deputy Chairman & Non-Executive Director at gold producer Fresnillo.
He was born in 1960. He has a degree from Stanford University. In May 2022 Alejandro Baillères Gual was appointed President of the Bailleres family’s Grupo Bal conglomerate. According to Forbes Alejandro has a net worth of $6 billion.
Bailleres used to own the 50-meters Feadship yacht Marion Queen. She was actually also named Mayan Queen, but Bailleres renamed her after delivery of his bigger Blohm and Voss yacht.