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Eyal Ofer net worth: Eyal Ofer is an Israeli businessman who has a net worth of $6 billion. Eyal Ofer and his younger brother Idan inherited a vast fortune from their shipping magnate father Sammy Ofer. After his father died in June 2011, Eyal took the lead of Zodiac Maritime Agencies, a privately-held, London-based corporation with a diversified fleet of more than 150 shipping vessels. Ever since, he has served as the Maritime's chairman and also acquired shares in Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines and Mizrahi Tefahot bank. What's more, through Global Holdings, he owns an incredible set of real estate such as the Altria Building and 15 Central Park West in New York. As for Global Holdings, it is currently redeveloping the historic St. Vincent's Hospital, in Greenwich Village (with architect Robert A. M. Stern), as well as 50 United Nations Plaza (with architect Norman Foster). In addition to the above, Eyal Ofer owns controlling shares in Miller Global, a company which, among other things, possesses the 1,002-room JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort and Spa as well as the Nickelodeon Suites Resort in Orlando. The two siblings are not only sharing their father's shipping empire, but also his immense art collection. As of March 2013, the businessman, husband and father of four children, Eyal Ofer, is the 2nd richest man in Israel.
Sammy Ofer KBE (born Samuel Herskovich, 22 February 1922 a?? 3 June 2011) was an Israeli businessman, shipping tycoon and one of the wealthiest people in Israel, although most of his time he spent abroad, and managed his businesses from Monte Carlo in Monaco. A member of the Ofer family, the annual Forbes magazine's list of The World's Billionaires estimated in 2011 his fortune, together with his brother Yuli's, to be $10.3 billion, ranked him in 2011 as the 79th in wealthiest people in the world, and the wealthiest man in Israel.
Born in 1922 in Romania, in 1924 Ofer's family immigrated to Mandatory Palestine. The family lived in Haifa. After Ofer finished elementary school, he started working as delivery boy for a shipping company.
With the start of World War II he enlisted in the Royal Navy and during the 1948 Arab-Israeli War served in the Israeli Sea Corps. After finishing his military service, he became a shipping agent with the Eastern Conglomerate, and by 1950 had bought his first ship. Since then, he has expanded in the shipping business.
Ofer's assets, which are partly in his exclusive ownership and partly owned together with his brother Yuli, consist of one of the largest private shipping companies in the world, with total value of almost A?2 billion. This includes the companies ZIM, Royal Caribbean International, Israel Corporation, Israel Chemicals, Oil Refineries Ltd, Bank Mizrahi-Tfahot, and Tower Semiconductor.
On 3 June 2011, Ofer died in his house in Tel Aviv at the age of 89. Alon Uziel, a Tel Aviv resident living across of the cemetery where Ofer was buried, was accused of dancing in his balcony during the wake, to protest against the state giving national property to the Ofer Brothers Group unlawfully .
Ofer has two sons, Eyal and Idan, who manage different branches of the family businesses.
On 10 November 2008 he was made an Honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE) in recognition of his involvement w

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Zeckendorf unveils newest luxury tower

Zeckendorf Development, Eyal Ofer’s Global Holdings and Park Sixty LLC, an entity formed by Rafael and Ezra Nasser, today announced 520 Park Avenue, a 51 story residential tower located at East 60th Street between Park and Madison Avenue, on Manhattan ...
Posted: March 25, 2014, 6:20 am

Seventeen Israelis Make Forbes Billionaire List

Seventeen of the world's 1,426 billionaires ... at least a billion dollars in assets. The richest Israelis is Idan Ofer, one of the heads of the Israel Corporation, along with his brother Eyal Ofer, who is also on the list. Idan Ofer is said to have ...
Posted: March 4, 2013, 5:44 pm

Israeli Shipping Billionaire Eyal Ofer Donates £10 Million to the Tate Modern Art Gallery London

The Tate announced last week that it is to receive a major donation of about US$15 million from the Eyal Ofer family foundation. The Tate has four gallery sites altogether, the main two of which are in London. The original building on Millbank beside the ...
Posted: July 7, 2013, 1:13 pm

Eyal Ofer's Zodiac returns to VLCC market

UK based Zodiac Maritime is re-entering the VLCC market with the Eyal Ofer-led company buying a secondhand VLCC for the first time in more than 10 years . The Dalian built, 298,000-dwt Dalian Venture (built 2011) has been purchased from Hong Kong based ...
Posted: May 16, 2017, 12:49 am

Israeli shipping magnate gives £10 million to Tate Modern

Israeli shipping magnate Eyal Ofer has made a splash in the London art scene, announcing a huge donation to the UK's most visited gallery. Through the Eyal Ofer Family Foundation, Ofer – who with his younger brother Idan controls the Herzliya-based Ofer ...
Posted: July 2, 2013, 5:00 pm
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