Eike Fuhrken Batista, a well known Brazilian entrepreneur, was born on the 3rd of November 1957 in Governador Valadares, Brazil. From the years 1969 to 1980, Eike Batista was in Germany, where he studied engineering. His profession eventually turned him into one of the richest persons in Brazil with a net worth of US$27.0 billion.

Eike Batista has founded a handful of companies. Some of his major enterprises include EBX, OGX, LLX Logistica and Porto de Peruibe. Eike Batista founded the EBX Group in 1983. The company is currently based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The EBX Group currently operates several subsidiary companies including LLX and OGX.

The logistics company LLX was founded in 2007. Basically, the company operates in the port sector via Port Sudeste and Super Port Acu. The company’s projects are focused on developing certain integrated operations for the EBX Group.

OGX is currently the largest privately owned oil and natural gas company in Brazil. Just like LLX, this company was founded in 2007. Since then, OGX has succeeded in establishing itself as one of the most prominent companies in the Brazilian exploration and production of oil and natural gas. Apart from the EBX Group, Eike Batista is also the founder of Porto de Peruibe.

Eike Batista’s official blog talks about Brazil and entrepreneurship. –

Eike Batista is known for founding a number of companies in various business sectors, such as mining.

Eike Batista was listed as the 8th richest person in the world and the 4th richest person living in America by the prestigious Forbes magazine.

This Charlie Rose webpage contains facts about Eike Batista.

Eike Batista shares his views on mining.

Eike Batista was interviewed on Bloomberg.

Eike Batista owns the EBX Group.

Eike Batista’s EBX Group has a website.

BusinessWeek has a snapshot of LLX.

Eike Batista is one of Brazil’s richest people.