New records are being set every few months in Vietnam, which has been attracting interest from heavyweights like GIC Pte and Franklin Templeton Investments.
The island cities vie to be their region’s preeminent financial centre, as well as competing for international talent and comparing railway disruption statistics.
Based on the low end of the pricing range for his Gulf Energy Development Pcl’s IPO this week, Sarath has a net worth of 1.9 billion dollars, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
The rise of ICOs has prompted the US Securities and Exchange Commission to issue cautions to investors and startups. China has gone further, banning ICOs entirely.