Billionaire Ron Perelman (pictured in 2015) has revealed that he is parting ways with numerous assets that he no longer uses or even wants in order to live a more simpler life
Billionaire Ron Perelman has revealed that he is parting ways with numerous assets that he no longer uses or even wants in order to live a more simpler life as the coronavirus pandemic continues to impact his business empire.
'I realized that for far too long, I have been holding onto too many things that I don’t use or even want,' the 77-year-old said in a statement.
'I concluded that it’s time for me to clean house, simplify and give others the chance to enjoy some of the beautiful things that I’ve acquired just as I have for decades,' he added.
Last month, Perelman released a statement to Vanity Fair, where he explained that he wanted a 'less complicated and less leveraged business life.'
That 'would allow me to focus on what I love most about MacAndrews & Forbes Inc, seek new investment opportunities, as well as allow me to have better and more present time with my family,' he said.
'A simpler life, with less running around and more time with my family, including homeschooling our youngest children, has energized me and taught me new things.
'For the future, I will spend my time more with my family and all my children, seeking new investment opportunities, and running our companies.'
The most recent talk of Perelman selling his assets came last week when it was reported that the affluent Revlon chairman is considering offers for his sprawling 57-acre estate in East Hampton.
The estate, dubbed 'The Creeks', is being offered for about $180million, sources told the New York Post.
A Perelman spokesperson told the publication that the luxurious estate, which sits right near Georgica Pond and is shrouded in privacy, was not for sale 'officially or unofficially'.
But brokers linked to wealthy clients have reportedly gotten indications from Perelman insiders that the property may be available as a 'whisper' listing.
'The Creeks,' is one of the largest estates in the Hamptons, which has an average household income estimated at $155,649 and a median household income of $100,474.
In East Hampton, the US Census reported that the per capita income in 2018 was $68,386.
The most recent talk of Perelman selling his assets came last week when it was reported that the affluent Revlon chairman is considering offers for his sprawling 57-acre estate in East Hampton (pictured)
The stunning estate which sits on the Georgica Pond is seen in this aerial shot. 'The Creeks,' is one