HANSJORG WYSS is a billionaire and philanthropist – and is now interested in taking over Chelsea.
The Swiss businessman is worth an estimated amount of £4.2 billion ranking him in the top 300 Forbes list of billionaires.
Wyss, 86, has not yet been interested in investing in sport but now he is interested in taking over the Blues from Roman Abramovich.
Here is the Swiss billionaire's journey…
Who is Hansjorg Wyss?
The billionaire was born on September 19, 1935 in the capital of Bern, Switzerland where he was raised in a little apartment with his two sisters.
Hansjorg Wyss has been labelled as 'amongst the most philanthropic people in the world' by Forbes because of his multiple charitable foundations.
He has pledged £89m to two universities in Zurich – the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich.
He has one daughter named Amy Wyss who is also a billionaire, but the mother has decided to stay out of the limelight.
Studying at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Wyss obtained a master's degree in civil and structural engineering at the age of 24 before earning an MBA from Havard in the US six years later.
Following that, the Swiss billionaire enjoyed different roles in the textile engineering industry which included becoming a plant engineer and project manager for Chrysler in the Philippines, Pakistan and Turkey.
Wyss didn't stop there; the Forbes-listed Swiss decided to travel to Brussels, where he would work in the steel industry and sell planes as a side business.
And through his alternative way of making cash, Wyss met a surgeon who had co-founded Swiss medical device manufacturer Synthes which he would go on to become president of in 1977.
Why is Hansjorg Wyss a billionaire?
Wyss is the founder of Synthes USA, the world's largest medical device manufacturer making internal screws and plates for broken bones.
They manufactured the company's devices and exported them to the US which led to the billionaire opening up his first manufacturing plant in Colorado.
Under Wyss' guidance, the American division sales team expanded and trained surgeons on how to use its products such as plates and internal screws.
This helped him to officially became Synthes' worldwide CEO and chairman until hr decided in 2007 that he would only want to represent as the chairman before Johnson & Johnson acquired Synthes in 2012.
Wyss sold Synthes for a staggering amount of £14.7bn in cash and stocks where he would go on to purchase stakes in a publicly-traded biotech companies NovoCure and Molecular.
What is Hansjorg Wyss' net worth?
According to American business publication Forbes, Hansjorg Wyss' net worth is £3.8billion or $5.1bn.
What has Hansjorg Wyss said about Chelsea?
With Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich's future in doubt, the Russian billionaire is listening to offers this week on a new potential buyer of the club.
And Hansjorg Wyss who has never purchased any sport franchises, claims that Abramovich offered him the chance to join a takeover bid.
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Wyss said: "Abramovich is trying to sell all his villas in England, he also wants to get rid of Chelsea quickly.
"I and three other people received an offer on Tuesday to buy Chelsea from Abramovich. I have to wait four to five days now. Abramovich is currently asking far too much.
"You know, Chelsea ow him £2bn, but Chelsea has no money. As of today, we don't know the exact selling price."
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