Yang Huiyan

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YANG Huiyan
杨惠妍
楊惠妍
Born 1981
Shunde, Guangdong Province, PRC
Alma mater Ohio State
Occupation Major shareholder
Country Garden Holdings
Salary N/A
Net worth US$3.9 billion (2009) [1]

Yang Huiyan (Simplified Chinese: 杨惠妍, Traditional Chinese: 楊惠妍, Pinyin: Yáng Huìyán; born 1981) is the majority shareholder of Country Garden Holdings and one of the wealthiest people in Mainland China, with an estimated net worth of $7.4 billion USD as of March 2009.[2][3] She is the daughter of Yang Guoqiang, who started his company Biguiyuan in 1997 [1] and transferred 70% of Country Garden's shares to her before its IPO in 2007.[4] The wealthiest mainland Chinese in the previous year, 2006, was Huang Guangyu. [2] Country Garden's initial offering raised about $1.6 billion, or as much as Google raised in 2004 in the United States. [3] Yang's net worth was estimated at $16.2 billion USD in October 2007.[5]

Yang is a 2003 graduate of The Ohio State University.[2]

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