Luis Carlos Sarmiento (born January 27, 1933) is a Colombian billionaire and the wealthiest man in Colombia with an estimated net worth of $13 billion as of 2015. Sarmiento initially began in the construction business in the 1950s, after which he focused on acquisitions of small banks and financial services companies in Colombia. Today he is majority shareholder and President of Grupo Aval, which has holdings in the banking, financial services, telecommunications and real estate sectors throughout Colombia and Central America.

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