Alberto Baillères

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Alberto Baillères
Alberto Baillères.jpg
Baillères was the recipient of the 2015 Medalla de Honor Belisario Domínguez
Born 1931 (age 85–86)
Residence Mexico City, Mexico
Nationality Mexican
Occupation Owner, Peñoles and El Palacio de Hierro
Net worth US$11 billion (February 2017)[1]
Spouse(s) married
Children 4
Parent(s) Raúl Bailleres

Alberto Baillères (born 1931)[1] is a Mexican billionaire businessman. As of 2017, he has an estimated net worth of US $11 billion according to Forbes magazine.[1]

Early life[edit]

He was born in Mexico City, the son of Raúl Baillères.[1]


He owns a holding company called Grupo Bal, which controls a large number of other companies including Industrias Peñoles / Peñoles, the second most important Mexican mining company and the world's largest silver producer, El Palacio de Hierro, a chain of departments stores mainly located in Mexico City, Grupo Nacional Provincial, the only entirely Mexican owned insurance company, Grupo Profuturo, a pensions and annuities business.[2] He sits on the board of directors of Fresnillo plc.[2]

He is also a head member of the board of ITAM, one of Mexico's top higher education centers and thinktank, and owner of other businesses related with financial services, agriculture and bullfighting.[2] He is the owner of the 92m yacht Mayan Queen IV.

As of October 2012, Bloomberg lists Baillères as the 35th richest person in the world with an estimated net worth of US $19.3 billion. [3]

Personal life[edit]

Baillères is married with four children and lives in Mexico City.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Alberto Bailleres Gonzalez & family". Forbes. Retrieved 5 February 2017. 
  2. ^ a b c Fresnillo Board biography
  3. ^ "Bloomberg Billionaires Index". Bloomberg LP.