Romney's financial report reveals net worth between $190M and $250M
(CBS/AP) WASHINGTON -- A new financial report from GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney shows that his wealth remains near $250 million, about the same as last year.
Romney's campaign said his assets ranged between $190 million and $250 million, and a tally by The Associated Press confirmed this. The new financial report from Romney describes sales of a large amount of stocks managed through his blind trust. Romney campaign spokeswoman Andrea Saul stressed that the trust manages investments for Romney and his wife, Ann.
The new report shows that Romney still made millions of dollars over the past year in lucrative bank notes and investment funds, including nearly 40 different funds associated with his former company, Bain Capital.
Some highlights from the report:
- Romney made $189,975 in speakers fees for four speeches -- Emory University ($11,475), Barclay's Bank ($42,500), Goldentree Asset Management ($68,000) and International Franchise Association ($68,000)
- He sold shares this year in: Apple, Google, Lululemon, Boeing, Aflac and Walmart de Mexico, B SKY B, Honeywell, Costco, JP Morgan, among many others
- He owns between $250,000-500,000 in gold
- Book royalties for "No Apology" were between $50,000-100,000 (which was donated to charity)
- In assets, he lists $250,001to $500,000 in Rob Rom Enterprises, LLC - the company Ann Romney founded with a few others that owns horses for dressage
- He lists over $1 million in Solamere Founders Fund, a fund that's part of the firm started by son Tagg Romney and national finance chair Spencer Zwick.
- He lists $201-$1,000 in royalties from a New York Times Syndication Op-Ed reprint
- Goldman Sachs Bank Deposit - between $5 million and $25 million
- He owns government bonds from Sweden, Norway & Austria
- On Bain Capital, the form reads: "Since February 11, 1999, Mr. Romney has not had any active role with any Bain Capital entity"
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