The CEO of Altice, Patrick Drahi on April 19, 2016. – CHAMUSSY/SIPA

The exodus of wealthy French to the Swiss continues. The circle is closed of billionaires and millionaires French refugees in our neighbouring countries the swiss widens, according to the annual study of the 300 richest in Switzerland, released this Friday, by the Bilan magazine.

About 54 ultra-rich French currently reside in Switzerland, which is four more than in 2015, according to the swiss review, which indicates that you will identify that those whose wealth exceeds the threshold of 100 million swiss francs (92 million euros).

The family Abittan, creator of the stores Purpose, or Alain-Dominique Perrin, former ceo of Cartier

The four newcomers have chosen to settle in Switzerland, where the tax regime is more favourable than in France, are the family Abittan (fortune estimated between 200 and 300 million swiss francs), who made a fortune in the optical and the hearing, Michael Venturini, one of the creators of the string, Aim, Alain-Dominique Perrin, former ceo of Cartier, and Jean-Pierre Valentin, the former “Mr. Africa” of the group of commodity trading Trafigura.

The first three in the ranking of the best French collections in Switzerland remains unchanged, even if the first two were lost, each approximately 1 billion swiss francs in one year. The family Gérard Wertheimer (fortune estimated between 10 and 11 billion swiss francs) remains in the top of the list, although the bad results of Chanel in 2016 he will have lost nearly one billion, according to the calculations of Balance.

Alexandra Pereyre de Nonancourt and Daniel Hechter, them, are back in France

Patrick Drahi, magnate franco-israeli media and Telecoms, has also lost feathers in 2016, but his fortune remains the same when estimated at between 9 and 10 billion swiss francs. The family Castel is on the 3rd rank, with a fortune stable between 9 and 10 billion swiss francs. The Castel group, which is active in the wine, beer and soft drinks, is always directed by its patriarch, Pierre Castel, 90 years of age, who operates from Geneva.

conversely, two French, have chosen this year to leave Switzerland : Alexandra Pereyre de Nonancourt (champagne Laurent-Perrier), returned to France, and the designer Daniel Hechter, living now in the Luxembourg.

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