What company did Ricardo Salinas Pliego start?

Grupo Salinas

Ricardo Salinas Pliego
Born 19 October 1955 Mexico City, Mexico
Education Tecnológico de Monterrey Tulane University (MBA)
Occupation Businessman
Known for Founder of Grupo Salinas

Is Grupo Salinas publicly traded?

Grupo Elektra Lists its stock as Global Depositary Shares (GDS) in the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).

Are there any Mexican billionaires?

Mexican Rich List 2021. Carlos Slim – US$62.1 billion – Telmex, INBURSA, América Móvil, Grupo Carso and Telcel. Germán Larrea Mota-Velasco – US$25.2 billion – Grupo Mexico. Ricardo Salinas Pliego – US$13.3 billion – Grupo Salinas.

Who owns Grupo Elektra?

Grupo Elektra/Parent organizations
In 2012, Grupo Elektra, a wholly owned subsidiary of Grupo Salinas, acquired payday lender Advance America for an estimated $780 million USD. In 2003, Grupo Salinas purchased the telecommunications company Iusacell and the mobile phone company Unefón. Iusacell was sold to AT in 2014, and rebranded as AT Mexico.

Who is the richest Mexican actress?

One of the richest celebrities in Hollywood, Sofía Vergara earned $42.5 million in 2018, according to Forbes. This is even more than the Colombian-born star grossed in 2017 when a $41.5 million payday earned her the No. 1 spot on Forbes’ list of the World’s Highest-Paid TV Actresses for the sixth straight year.

What did Ricardo Salinas Pliego do in Mexico?

Under his leadership, TV Azteca broke Mexico’s long-standing television monopoly through the successful privatization of a media package offered by the government. In 2001, TV Azteca launched Azteca America, a wholly owned Spanish-language broadcasting network aimed at the 50 million-strong Hispanic population of the United States.

Who is the founder of Grupo Salinas group?

Ricardo Benjamín Salinas Pliego (born 19 October 1955) is a Mexican billionaire businessman, founder and chairman of Grupo Salinas, a group of companies with interests in telecommunications, media, financial services, and retail stores.

Who is Ricardo Salinas Pliego, Elektra import manager?

Ricardo Salinas Pliego is a CPA graduate of the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM). After earning an MBA at Tulane University, he joined Elektra in 1981 as import manager.

What was the SEC complaint against Salinas and Padilla?

The SEC complaint also alleged that Salinas and Padilla sold millions of dollars of TV Azteca stock while Salinas’s self-dealing remained undisclosed to the market place. This was settled in September 2006 with Salinas required to pay $7.5M while not admitting guilt.