9. Ane Uggla ($5.93 bn): Heir to a Danish shipping empire
Net Worth: 55 billion SEK ($6,5 bn)
Source of wealth: A.P. Møller-Mærsk (shipping)
Heir to Denmark’s largest company, shipping giant A.P. Møller-Mærsk. The 69-year old’s son, Robert Maersk Uggla, is nowadays in charge of the Maersk’s holding company. Ane Uggla, who’s lived in Stockholm since the 1970s is today Sweden’s second-richest woman.
8. Melker Schörling ($7.7 bn) is known for his Midas touch when it comes to investments.
Net Worth: 59 billion SEK ($7.7 bn)
Company: MSAB (investments)
Melker Schörling is considered one of the greatest financiers and corporate executives of his generation, with a big hand in making Securitas and Assa Abloy into international giants.
Due to health problems, Melker Schörling has stepped aside from his investment company MSAB and handed over control to his daughters.