Worth around £4.4 billion according to Forbes, Bestseller CEO Anders Holch Povlsen is the second largest landowner in Scotland with 218,365 acres to his name across eleven estates. Danish, a father of four and also a large-scale shareholder in both ASOS.com and Zalando, Povlsen is described as “secretive” and having a “taste in fast cars and private jets”.
Just goes to show internet retail in clothing super size is where the money’s at. Ask anybody under 25 where they buy their clothes Asos.com. Brilliant article Matthew. I love Scotland and have enjoyed many family holidays on the West Coast near to Mull of Kintyre. It was a small non touristy village called Skipness. The lady laird and her brother owned the village and quite a large estate and guess what the brother sold his half to…a Dane! This village is just the type of area Anders H Povlson would love to get his mitts on!