This pair of brothers was born in India and emigrated to the U.K. in the 1950s. David’s early career was in metals trading, and Simon’s business centered around trading carpets.
The two are majority owners of Global Switch, one of the largest owners and developers of data centers in the world. Through Reuben Brothers, they control a commercial real estate portfolio that includes big-ticket London properties like Millbank Tower, Cambridge House and Merchant Square — a 1.2M SF mixed-use complex under construction in the Paddington area that is set to include a 42-story cucumber-shaped residential tower. — Scott Klocksin