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Formula 1 attracts only the wealthiest investors and Carlos Slim Helú, the Mexican telecommunications mogul was after all, the world’s richest man from 2010 to 2013! Known as the “Warren Buffett of Mexico”, Slim derived his fortune from his extensive holdings in a considerable number of Mexican companies through his conglomerate, Grupo Carso. Currently, Slim is the chairperson and chief executive of telecommunications companies Telmex and América Móvil, also he is the head of a Mexican racing team called Telmex as well. His net worth as of March 2015 is estimated at US$71.2 billion.