Former New York Mayor, billionaire Michael Bloomberg, has acquired a $ 44.79 million ranch in the US state of Colorado. The Wall Street Journal reports citing informed sources.
A plot of 4600 acres (1.8 thousand hectares – RBC edition) was purchased from the American financier and co-founder of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co, Henry Kravis. The ranch is an hour’s drive from Aspen, famous for its ski resorts.
The deal was closed on April 14, about six weeks after Bloomberg refused to participate in the US presidential race.
The former owner, Kravis, acquired the ranch in 1991 for about $ 5.5 million. The main house of 19 thousand square meters is located on the ranch. ft., which has five bedrooms, a wine cellar, a personal theater and a hot tub. There is also a swimming pool, a four-hole golf course, a tennis court, a helipad, a helicopter hangar, two large guest cabins and a horse carriage, as well as outbuildings for staff and horses.
Bloomberg declined to participate in the March 4 presidential campaign. He explained his decision by the desire to provide the Democrats with a victory over the current US President Donald Trump. The billionaire named former vice president Joe Biden the best candidate for this.