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Bill Gates gives away $4.6 billion worth of Microsoft shares

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Aug 16, 2017 01:03 AM
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by amanda.froelich13@gmail.com (Amanda Froelich) last modified Aug 15, 2017

Time and time again, Bill Gates has proven himself to be quite the philanthropist. Now, he’s affirming his charitable nature by reducing his stake in the Microsoft company to just 1.3 percent (compared to 24 percent in 1996). Gates is doing this by donating 64 million shares of Microsoft, which is worth a total of $4.6 billion. Bloomberg reports that the donation is the biggest since he gave away $16 billion worth in 1999 and $5.1 billion of shares in 2000. The news was revealed...




 

 


 

 

 
 
 
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