Carlos Slim He is known as the richest businessman in Mexico and Latin America, as he has a fortune of more than USD 100 billion. This also places it between one of the richest people in the entire world.
However, in Mexico there are other people and families who also have large fortunes, which they have managed to amass thanks to years of work. One of the richest men in Mexico, although much less in the media than Slim, is Antonio del Valle Ruiz, who between 2022 and 2023 overcame severe difficulties to ensure that his companies maintained traction.
And in that period of time, Del Valle Ruiz saw his fortune fall 8.7% to $3.2 billion, which placed him in 16th place among the richest people in Mexico, according to the media specialized in financial issues Forbes.
Del Valle is founder and president of Kaluz Board of Directors, a business conglomerate that brings together several companies in the sectors of construction, energy, mining, and financial services.
He is also president of Board of Directors of Grupo Financiero See For Morea financial institution that offers banking and credit services to companies and individuals.
Kaluz has a presence in Mexico, United States, Central and South America, and has managed to establish itself as one of the most important companies in the construction sector in Mexico, with projects ranging from the construction of homes to larger infrastructure works.
According to Forbesin 2023 the institution reported an increase in its total assets of more than 20%, reaching a figure of more than 90 billion pesos.
It should be noted that in May 2022, Carso Group, owned by tycoon Carlos Slimbought part of the conglomerate’s shares Kaluzto take control of Fortress Materials and Elementia Materials. These two firms delisted from the Mexican Stock Exchange at the end of 2021.
Del Valle also owns the Kaluz Museum, which is located in the center of Mexico City, very close to the Central mall.
Del Valle was born in 1938, and graduated from the Banking and Commercial School.