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Jim Mellon
Property, Finance
Rank 2017
11=
Worth
£920m
Rise/fall
£70m

Edinburgh-born Mellon, 60, supported the Brexit campaign. He made a £55m return on a stake in Charlemagne Capital in 2006 and a year later earned £25m from a £10,000 investment in a uranium mine. Mellon, a big investor in German property, is also one of the biggest property owners on the Isle of Man, where he is based. He has increased his holding in Condor Gold, a UK-based exploration company.