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Top 50 most wealthy in Midlands are almost £8 billion better off than last year

There is an interesting reason why the combined wealth of this year's most wealthy in the Midlands is almost £8 billion higher than 2016

Guo Guangchang, the new owner of Wolves

The Rich List 2017 reflects much investment from the Chinese

Chinese investment in the West Midlands brings a new focus to this year's Birmingham Post Rich List - which is £8 billion more wealthy than 2016 

Birmingham Post Rich List 2017 now online

You can read the 2017 version of our very popular supplement by using our PageSuite digital software

Guo Guangchang the chairman of Fosun International Limited and owner of Wolverhampton Wanderers with Jeff Shi of Fosun International Limited and Wolverhampton Wanderers

Rich List 2017: No.1 - Guo Guangchang

The new owner of Wolverhampton Wanderers has topped the list on his debut entry - and has plans to get the club back in the top flight of football

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