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Toto Wolff

Toto Wolff


The man who "makes every second count" , head of the mercedes amg petronas f 1 team toto wolff sits down with forbes monaco. read the exclusive interview in our november/december issue.


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Salim Zeghbar

New CEO. The Car Whisperer


Salim zeghdar brings the supercar back to top marques. the rolex monte-carlo masters came and went in april with two monumental distinctions. eleven-time tournament winner raphael nadal was eliminated in the semi-finals, and there was no excessive traffic (no more so than the 110,000 cars on the roads daily) or revving engines from joy riders in town for top marques at the grimaldi forum. things have…


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Party Like A Monaco Millionaire

Party Like A Monaco Millionaire


A what’s on guide to gp weekend it is one of the most eminent sporting events in the world, bringing a who’s who to a tiny country for the past 90 years: the monaco grand prix. from movie stars to billionaires, and from royalty and glitterati, the last weekend in may signals four days of lightning-fast racing around twisty streets with every balcony, hotel suite, yacht deck and possible…


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Own Your Voice on Forbes.mc

Own Your Voice on Forbes.mc

Brand content is just as relevant engaging and informative as other kinds of content. publish it—with transparent labeling—to the same streams as forbes monaco editorial content. become your best content marketer on forbes monaco. brandvoice is the premier, always-on brand content publishing platform. through multi-platform integrations, high levels of discoverability, targeting, transparency…


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Renato Nok

Nok-On Effect

With around $370 billion purchases returned every year in the u.s., and retailers losing up to 40% product value, renato anselmi ricci may have a solution. the monaco-born entrepreneur is taking his 3-day trial startup to the u.s. with vcs village global and greycroft behind him. in 2018, the national retail federation reported industry sales in the u.s. at around $3.69 trillion. yet up to 10%—an…


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BENTLEY GT

There Is No Point A. Just B.

The new continental gt is a drive worth waiting for as british luxury car manufacturer bentley celebrates its centenary year on july 21, 2019, the company’s drive for innovation can be traced throughout its history. the legendary 1929 blower bentley, with a supercharged engine and sensational speed, especially with bentley boy, sir henry “tim” birkin behind the wheel, won legions…


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Harry Winston

Carved In Gemstone

Harry winston dazzles diamonds in monaco for more than 80 years, the house of harry winston, the legendary “king of diamonds,” has set the definitive standard for fine jewelry and high-end watch making. from the acquisition of some of the world’s most famous gemstones—the jonker, hope and winston legacy diamonds—to adorning hollywood’s leading ladies (helen mirren,…


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Natalia Cola

From Monaco To Mayfair

Sculptor christian maas at the westbury monaco is home to a myriad of eclectic individuals, enterprises and communities, emanating from diverse walks of life, from all across the globe. no doubt recognized as a concentrated center of affluence, the often-quiet principality comes alive in vibrant displays of exceptionalism throughout the calendar year. it’s rare for these artists or performances…


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EW GP

Double Power Lunch

Room with a hairpin view this power lunch may not be about drinking martinis over sole meunière, rubbing elbows and closing the deal (does anyone really do that anymore?), but sometimes actions speak louder than words. that’s certainly the case if you want to lunch at a private lounge overlooking the hairpin turn at the fairmont. munch on all-you-can eat nobu prepared by head chef jerome…


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The Visual Perception Of Curved Lines

The Visual Perception Of Curved Lines

Opera gallery monaco brings together french sculptor benoit lemercier and american painter james austin murray. with its latest exhibition “curved lines,” running from may 17 to june 6, opera gallery monaco hopes the intense dialogue between two artists, benoit lemercier and james austin murray, will produce a moment of wonder and tranquility for art lovers, mesmerized by curved lines…


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Horizon Deck

Power Lunch

All aboard horizon deck for buffet lunch move over yacht club, there’s a new buffet lunch in town—and this one includes coffee and water. seated at the horizon deck on the rooftop of the fairmont monte-carlo, it’s a challenge to focus on the lunch menu when a panorama over three countries vies for your attention. happily, the decision is simple: the €45 all-you-can-eat menu…


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Powering The Yachts Of Tomorrow

Powering The Yachts Of Tomorrow

Monaco boat challenge buoys clean energy. as part of a vision to transition monaco to carbon neutrality by 2050, prince albert has been accelerating sustainability efforts by embracing dematerialization and clean technologies, as well as environmental innovation. a fine example is solar impulse, which in 2016 became the first solar aircraft to circumnavigate the globe with no fuel, traveling 40,000…


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An Iron Fist in a Velvet Glove

An Iron Fist in a Velvet Glove


Backed by a family that places a high value on having women in positions of leadership, hinduja s.p. shanu is the chair of hinduja bank in switzerland, as well as a senior member of the hinduja group, an international conglomerate whose worldwide operations span the seven continents covering every sector imaginable – automotive, energy, media, healthcare, real estate, telecommunications…


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Lewis Hamilton

Monaco’s Wealthiest Athletes

With more than 300 days a year of sunshine, no income tax for residents and one police officer for…

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In The Market

In The Market


Few know more about global real estate trends than sophie chick. the average price per square meter in monaco, according to savills, increased by 18% last year while the number of new build sales also reached a record high in 2018. with a reputation for in-depth knowledge across the global real estate market, savills’ annual reports, especially the spotlight: monaco, are highly anticipated reading…


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Spotlight On Monaco Property

Spotlight On Monaco Property

Prices in monaco increased by an astounding 18% last year, at a time when the rest of the world’s…

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Monaco Entrepreneurial Women 2019

Monaco Entrepreneurial Women 2019

The state of women-owned businesses report 2018 claims the number of women-owned businesses in the u.s.…

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At Law. Raising The Bar

At Law. Raising The Bar

Monaco lawyers make a case to protect their profession during eu association agreement talks. when news…

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Nico Rosberg

The Electrification Of Nico Rosberg

"autonomous cars drive better than i do,” says f1 champ within a week of clinching the 2016…

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Toto Wolff

Toto Wolff


The man who "makes every second count" , head of the mercedes amg petronas f 1 team toto wolff sits down with forbes monaco. read the exclusive interview in our november/december issue.


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Renato Nok

Nok-On Effect

With around $370 billion purchases returned every year in the u.s., and retailers losing up to 40% product…

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Jet-Set Jetsons

Jet-Set Jetsons


Monegasques love their boats. polo is nice, too—and formula one can be pretty exciting. but the latest ride for thrill-seekers is out of this world. when it comes to bragging rights, the super-rich don’t think twice about splashing out to own, say, the world’s largest mega-yacht—the 180-meter azzam which, at $600 million, is more than the entire cost of one monte-carlo, monaco’s…


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Monacotec

Top 10 Monaco Innovators

Monacotech, the incubator and accelerator startup program cofounded by billionaire entrepreneur xavier niel,…

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Founder and CEO of SonoCoin Leon Afanasyev, at his office in Geneva, believes the recent collapse of the crypto market has cleared the way for innovative virtual payment solutions.

Money Talks

The first crypto "you can hear" when kay van-petersen told cnbc that bitcoin “could…

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What Lies Beneath Monaco’s Billion Dollar Bay

What Lies Beneath Monaco’s Billion Dollar Bay

Technology tells the story of the country's $2.3 billion land extension project. the knight frank…

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Alexandre Giraldi (above) is the Monegasque architect behind the Tour Odeon where the world’s most expensive penthouse includes a water slide that goes from the dance floor directly down into the infinity pool.

The Sky’s The Limit

Monaco's busiest architect alexandre giraldi sees building boom rising higher and higher. monaco…

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Romero Britto

Pop Goes Britto


Exclusive exhibition in monaco. on july 24, as summer temperatures across france soared tosome of the highest ever recorded, elton john was busy in cap d’antibes turning up more heatas he hosted the biggest bash of the season. held on the grounds of villa dorane, owned by photographer jean pigozzi, the midsummer gala celebrated the 26th anniversary of the elton john aids foundation and raised…


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Dream Job. Monaco' s Face Of Luxury

Dream Job. Monaco' s Face Of Luxury

Off -roading in a super defender in iceland, swooping into st. moritz at 3,300 meters on an airbus helicopter,…

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Suite

Health Styles Of The Superrich And Famous

Champagne dreams and caviar wishes are humdrum. these days uhnwis are splashing out big bucks on monaco’s…

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Mada One

Power Lunch Mada One

Urban oasis at mada one monte carlo’s contemporary-style newcomer, mada one, dishes up an ultra-fresh…

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Opera Monte-Carlo

Opera Takes The Stage For 140th Anniversary

How an american heiress helped turn salle garnier into a cultural destination. around this time last…

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BENTLEY GT

There Is No Point A. Just B.

The new continental gt is a drive worth waiting for as british luxury car manufacturer bentley celebrates its centenary year on july 21, 2019, the company’s drive for innovation can be traced throughout its history. the legendary 1929 blower bentley, with a supercharged engine and sensational speed, especially with bentley boy, sir henry “tim” birkin behind the wheel, won legions…


read more
Harry Winston

Carved In Gemstone

Harry winston dazzles diamonds in monaco for more than 80 years, the house of harry winston, the legendary “king of diamonds,” has set the definitive standard for fine jewelry and high-end watch making. from the acquisition of some of the world’s most famous gemstones—the jonker, hope and winston legacy diamonds—to adorning hollywood’s leading ladies (helen mirren,…


read more
Natalia Cola

From Monaco To Mayfair

Sculptor christian maas at the westbury monaco is home to a myriad of eclectic individuals, enterprises and communities, emanating from diverse walks of life, from all across the globe. no doubt recognized as a concentrated center of affluence, the often-quiet principality comes alive in vibrant displays of exceptionalism throughout the calendar year. it’s rare for these artists or performances…


read more
EW GP

Double Power Lunch

Room with a hairpin view this power lunch may not be about drinking martinis over sole meunière, rubbing elbows and closing the deal (does anyone really do that anymore?), but sometimes actions speak louder than words. that’s certainly the case if you want to lunch at a private lounge overlooking the hairpin turn at the fairmont. munch on all-you-can eat nobu prepared by head chef jerome…


read more
The Visual Perception Of Curved Lines

The Visual Perception Of Curved Lines

Opera gallery monaco brings together french sculptor benoit lemercier and american painter james austin murray. with its latest exhibition “curved lines,” running from may 17 to june 6, opera gallery monaco hopes the intense dialogue between two artists, benoit lemercier and james austin murray, will produce a moment of wonder and tranquility for art lovers, mesmerized by curved lines…


read more
Horizon Deck

Power Lunch

All aboard horizon deck for buffet lunch move over yacht club, there’s a new buffet lunch in town—and this one includes coffee and water. seated at the horizon deck on the rooftop of the fairmont monte-carlo, it’s a challenge to focus on the lunch menu when a panorama over three countries vies for your attention. happily, the decision is simple: the €45 all-you-can-eat menu…


read more
Powering The Yachts Of Tomorrow

Powering The Yachts Of Tomorrow

Monaco boat challenge buoys clean energy. as part of a vision to transition monaco to carbon neutrality by 2050, prince albert has been accelerating sustainability efforts by embracing dematerialization and clean technologies, as well as environmental innovation. a fine example is solar impulse, which in 2016 became the first solar aircraft to circumnavigate the globe with no fuel, traveling 40,000…


read more
Salim Zeghbar

New CEO. The Car Whisperer

Salim zeghdar brings the supercar back to top marques. the rolex monte-carlo masters came and went in april with two monumental distinctions. eleven-time tournament winner raphael nadal was eliminated in the semi-finals, and there was no excessive traffic (no more so than the 110,000 cars on the roads daily) or revving engines from joy riders in town for top marques at the grimaldi forum. things have…


read more
Party Like A Monaco Millionaire

Party Like A Monaco Millionaire

A what’s on guide to gp weekend it is one of the most eminent sporting events in the world, bringing a who’s who to a tiny country for the past 90 years: the monaco grand prix. from movie stars to billionaires, and from royalty and glitterati, the last weekend in may signals four days of lightning-fast racing around twisty streets with every balcony, hotel suite, yacht deck and possible…


read more
Interior Motives

Interior Motives

Designer kamyar moghadam creates exceptional homes one room at a time. mention the name moghadam in monaco, and it’s hard not to think carpets. not just any carpet, but rather an exclusive collection of the world’s most remarkable oriental rugs, from rare antique to persian style. it was in september 1977 when alexander moghadam inaugurated his first showroom in the principality, at the…


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State Of Grace

State Of Grace

America’s fascination with grace kelly through the eyes of the u.s. ambassador to monaco. in 2018, monaco jumped twenty spots to number 139 on the list of u.s. top trade partners. the bilateral trade in goods between the two countries rose to $324.08 million—a 150.88% increase over the previous year—according to a worldcity analysis of latest u.s. census bureau data. no one…


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Geoffrey Kent

Inside Geoffrey's Tent

Encounters with aggressive hippos, stinging scorpions and kidnappers in south sudan—how abercrombie & kent pioneered luxury safaris into a globe- spanning network of 57 companies in 30 countries, with a turnover of nearly $1 billion. he has been to 156 countries, traveled 18 million miles, and is on the road approximately 280 days a year, but monacobased travel pioneer geoffrey j. w. kent…


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The Return Of The Elegant Man

The Return Of The Elegant Man

Fendi opens in monaco. in february, fendi opened its doors at one monte-carlo, showcasing three floors of contemporary design, vintage furniture and art redolent of a luxurious roman apartment. the setting is not by coincidence; the label’s roots trace back to the italian capital, where, in 1925, edoardo fendi and adele casagrande set up their business, inaugurating their handbag shop and fur…


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Monte-Carlo Beach

Strike A Pose At Le Tigre

With a flourishing career in communications, elodie garamond was so frustrated at not being able to find a yoga class after 6 p.m. that she started her own. “it’s not just a sport, but a lifestyle, a philosophy, a practice,” she said in 2015 after opening her first le tigre club & spa in paris. today, garamond has six clubs, including the new 80-square-meter location at the monte…


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La Reserve: Michel Reybier with Philippe Starck.

And God Created Green Beaches

The inside scoop on pampelonne’s new beach clubs. call it the end of an era: veteran beachgoers this summer may hardly recognize the 4.5-km stretch of sand in ramatuelle, now that st-tropez’s historic beach clubs (all municipal concessions, save a few privately-owned establishments including club 55 and nikki beach) were razed to the ground and entirely rebuilt. why? france’s strictly…


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Opera Gallery

Opera Gallery Brings Masters To Monaco

Annual summer show is staple in local art scene. for more than ten years, opera gallery monaco’s summer event has been a staple in the cultural scene for contemporary and modern art lovers. and this summer is no exception. until august 31, the masters show, under the high patronage of prince albert, boasts artworks by the masters of modern art, such as raoul dufy, fernand léger, marc…


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Summer Seaside Getaway At Vigie

Summer Seaside Getaway At Vigie

Past the monte-carlo beach club, past the 100% organic michelin-starred elsa, and at the end of a pine forested path is a breezy seaside terrace with its hanging plants and seven species of bamboo is a bijou you’d expect to find in st-tropez, not 500 meters from the border to monaco. la vigie is all about lunch, and not so much about power. open from june 15 to september 15, the newly renovated…


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CREM

CREM Marks 9 Years

On july 1, the monaco foreign residents club (crem) fêted nine years with a cocktail reception at villa key largo in cap d’ail. in her welcome speech, president louisette azzoaglio levy-soussan called crem the “antechamber of social and economic life of the principality.” prince albert congratulated crem on its success and, in honor of her birthday, presented flowers to levy-soussan,…


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All Roads Lead to Todt

All Roads Lead to Todt

Leclerc

Charles In Charge

Ornella Barra

These Boots Are Made For Walgreens


The annual monte-carlo women of the year award, founded in 2012 by cinzia sgambati-colman, is a cultural platform that promotes the female narrative from across the globe. and one monaco resident in particular is committed to taking the event to an international stage. for ornella barra, co-coo of walgreens boots alliance (wba), the world’s largest retail pharmacy chain, sharing stories of women…


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Ferrero

All You Can Eat

After inheriting his family’s $13 billion candy empire in 2015, giovanni ferrero vowed to supersize…

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The Commodore

The Commodore

Whether it’s in business (easyjet) or in philanthropy (the giving pledge), stelios haji-ioannou…

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Opera Gallery marks 10 years in Monaco

Down to a Fine Art

Opera gallery marks 10 years in monaco. it’s no secret that many of the world’s biggest…

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Own Your Voice on Forbes.mc

Own Your Voice on Forbes.mc


Brand content is just as relevant engaging and informative as other kinds of content. publish it—with transparent labeling—to the same streams as forbes monaco editorial content. become your best content marketer on forbes monaco. brandvoice is the premier, always-on brand content publishing platform. through multi-platform integrations, high levels of discoverability, targeting, transparency…


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