Bill Gates gave his wife $ 3 billion on the day of their divorce
US media reports indicated that billionaire Bill Gates transferred shares of $ 2.4 billion to Melinda Gates on the same day they announced their divorce after 27 years of marriage.
According to what was reported by "Business Insider", Gates transferred shares of the largest auto-trading company in the United States, the Coca-Cola bottling company, a Mexican radio network, and a railroad company, to become owned by Melinda, according to US Securities and Exchange Commission files.
Melinda holds a 4.7% stake in Coca-Cola Femsa, worth $ 121 million, and a 6.7% stake in Mexican Grupo Televisa, worth $ 386 million, making her a major shareholder in two of the largest Mexican companies.
Bill Gates gave his ex-wife some of his shares in Canada's National Railway and AutoNation to the auto dealership.
The American billionaire, Bill Gates and his wife Melinda announced in a joint statement, earlier, that they had taken a decision to end their marriage.
Bill Gates, co-founder and former CEO of Microsoft, said in a tweet on Monday that he and his wife Melinda Gates will split after 27 years of marriage.
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