Gates made the largest for the last 17 years donation of $4.6 billion
Microsoft founder bill gates made the largest in 17 years, a donation of $4.6 billion to charity.
About it reports Bloomberg with reference to data published by the Commission on securities and stock exchanges of the USA.
The billionaire has donated his shares in Microsoft at $4.6 billion on 6 June. The recipient of the donation has not been specified, however, the publication notes that previously most of their donations gates passed to the charitable Fund Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, belonging to the very gates and his wife.
This is the largest donation that gates did in 2000. Then 61-year-old founder of Microsoft has given $ 16 billion According to the Bloomberg Billionaires, after the donation, gates remains the richest man in the world, his fortune is estimated at $86,1 billion