BUSINESSWEEK ONLINE : FEBRUARY 21, 2000 ISSUE
INTERNATIONAL -- LATIN AMERICAN COVER STORY

Slim's Expanding Empire


GRUPO CARSO
Retail and industry

HOLDINGS
Sanborns stores and restaurants, Sears Mexico department stores, MixUp music stores, fiber optics, auto parts, mining, chemicals, construction materials, tobacco, railroads.

1999 SALES
$4.3 billion*

1999 OPERATING INCOME
$723 million*

*Estimate


CARSO GLOBAL TELECOM
Telecommunications

HOLDINGS
26.5% of shares in Telmex, Mexico's No. 1 telecom; Prodigy Communications, a U.S.-based ISP; Splitrock, a fiber-optic network serving 500 U.S.cities.

1999 SALES *!
$10.2 billion

1999 OPERATING INCOME *!
$3.9 billion

* CGT consolidates all Telmex income in its statement
! Figures for Prodigy and Splitrock not available



GRUPO FINANCIERO INBURSA
Financial services

HOLDINGS
Commercial and investment banking, brokerage, insurance, pension funds, venture-capital fund.

1999 SALES
$1.2 billion

1999 OPERATING INCOME
$514 million

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RELATED ITEMS
Slim's New World (int'l edition)

LATIN AMERICAN COVER IMAGE: Slim's New World

TABLE: Slim's Expanding Empire

ONLINE ORIGINAL: Carlos Slim: "The Key Is the Internet"



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