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Article first published in Forbes Monaco July/August 2021 issue. The “most powerful and infl uential” 500 family offi ces, private investors, Sheikhs and royal families representing more than $4.5 trillion in wealth descended on Monaco early July for the Global Family Offi ce Investment summit. In fact, over the fi rst two weeks of the month, the CC Sustainable Forum, the Monaco…

Motor Racing Legends And The Ride Of Their Lives

Motor Racing Legends And The Ride Of Their Lives


One day at my offi ce in Miami, my friend Helio Castroneves called me out of the blue and told me to come downstairs. After an initial hesitation, as I was up to my neck in work, I went outside to discover the 3-time Indy 500 world champion sitting behind the wheel of a brand new Ferrari, his fi rst big purchase since he started making money as an Indy driver. “Buckle up,” he told me with…

Cover Girl

Monaco photographer gets candid about taking the perfect shot.


Article first published in Forbes Monaco March/April 2021 issue. There is no shortage of photos of Monaco, especially with a plenteous parade of infl uencers capturing their pouts in front of glistening yachts or the iconic Casino with their iPhones. “These days, most smartphones off er excellent camera modules, complete and versatile, allowing you to take beautiful photos even in…

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When Billionaires Social Distance

As my father was an epidemiologist and renowned professor of infectious diseases, I cannot help but to bring some sense of context in the midst of the COVID-19 epidemic and its consequences on the world economy. According to the Centers…


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What Monaco Wants

Unfathomable that we’ve produced 6 issues since our launch at the Yacht Club in November 2018 when we unveiled our first Forbes Monaco cover, which honored Shanu S.P. Hinduja, whose family ranks as the 65th richest in the…


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Size Matters in Monaco

We have entered a new era of luxury. The gigayacht. A recent ranking by Bloomberg of countries with the most superyachts within two miles of their coastlines between April 15 and April 18 2019 revealed that the U.S. topped the list with…


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Being Unique

There are few surprises on this year’s most valuable brands list (see p. 13) as five of the top companies have long been the kings of capitalism. They have perfected the art of strategizing to attract and hold on to customers. Over…


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Monaco Grand Prix: It’s In Our Genes

Motor racing is a lifelong passion of mine. Coming from a country that has produced many racecar drivers, some iconic, I guess this passion developed naturally. I can recall as early as my teens, back in 1974, how exciting it was…


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Chinese President Prince Albert Monaco

A Milestone For Monaco

The first ever visit to Monaco by a Chinese head of state on March 24 was historic, marking the deepened political trust and unique cooperation between the two countries since diplomatic ties began in 1934. The images of President Xi Jinping’s…


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Progress Checker: Then Vs. Now

The idea for a Monaco edition of Forbes came into play around the time the iconic title celebrated its centennial in September 2017. In his editorial “The First 100 Years,” Steve Forbes, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief…


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A Blueprint to Living the “Forbes Life”

EACH OF US has a wildly different idea of what makes Monaco unequivocally magical, but, whatever your expectations, it’s pretty near impossible not to fall in love with this tiny Principality. Whether it’s watching one of the…


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Ahead In The Cloud

CEO Forbes Monaco Luiz Costa Macambira

No Dialing Back

Fit For A Prince

Fit For A Prince

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Sleepwalking Through Covid-19: Time To Wake Up Civil Liberty