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# 581 Tomasz Biernacki 


Real Time Net Worth
as of 6/24/2024
$23.5M (0.45%)

# 581 Tomasz Biernacki 


Real Time Net Worth
as of 6/24/2024
$23.5M (0.45%)
OccupationFounder and Chair, Dino Polska
Source of WealthSupermarkets
ResidenceKrotoszyn,, Poland
Age-Adjusted Net Worth$9.68B
Tomasz Biernacki
Tomasz Biernacki
Net worth: $5.26B

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Tomasz Biernacki is the founder and chairman of Dino Polska, Poland's largest grocery chain.
He opened his first shop in 1999, which has now grown to nearly 1,000 stores producing their own meat products.
Biernacki took Dino Polska public in 2017.

Early Career and Business Expansion

In 1999, Tomasz Biernacki founded Dino Polska, starting with a single shop.
Dino supermarkets initially focused on western Poland before expanding nationwide.
Under Biernacki's leadership, Dino Polska expanded rapidly, becoming a prominent grocery retailer in Poland.

Company Structure and Operations

Dino Polska operates over 2,400 stores covering a vast floor area across Poland.
The company's logistics network relies on three distribution centers strategically located in Krotoszyn, Jastrowie, Piotrków Trybunalski, and Rzeszotory.
Each Dino Polska store offers approximately five thousand different articles, including a meat counter selling products mainly supplied by Agro-Rydzyna, a meat plant owned by Dino Polska.
Dino Polska transformed from a private limited company to a joint-stock company due to its expansion.
Since 2010, Dino Polska has been the sole distributor of meat and ham products under the Agro-Rydzyna brand.

Investment and Growth

In June 2010, Enterprise Investors acquired 49% of Dino Polska's shares for 200 million zlotys, marking a significant investment.
This investment facilitated a notable expansion phase for Dino Polska, increasing the store count from 111 in 2010 to 628 by the end of 2016.
In April 2017, Enterprise Investors listed all assets on the Warsaw Stock Exchange, further boosting Dino Polska's growth trajectory.
By June 2019, Dino Polska had expanded to 1,056 stores, and by the end of 2023, the network had grown to 2,406 stores.

How long would it take you to become as rich as Tomasz Biernacki?

If you started with $10,000 and invested an additional $500 each month at a 44.13% CAGR, it would take you 5 years to reach Tomasz Biernacki's net worth of $5.26B.

Is this realistic? It depends how closely the VIX-TA-Macro Advanced model performs to its history in the future. Since Grizzly Bulls launched on January 1, 2022, it's returned 48.35% compared to 16.28% for the S&P 500 benchmark.

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Tomasz Biernacki is very wealthy, but what's stopping you from reaching that same level of success? As summarized in our five fundamental rules to wealth building, becoming wealthy in a modern capitalist economy is not complicated. There's actually only three variables:

  1. Your starting capital
  2. Your earnings after expenses
  3. The compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of your savings

Most people start with zero or very little, so if you weren't born into wealth, don't fret! The majority of the fortunate folks listed in our Grizzly Bulls’ Billionaires Index came from middle class or lower backgrounds. The most distinguishing characteristic of the group is their ability to consistently earn a high CAGR on their savings.

Every billionaire has a unique strategy to achieve high CAGR. For Tomasz Biernacki, Supermarkets is the primary source. Whether you choose to invest your savings in your own businesses or the businesses of others is not as important. The salient piece of the puzzle is ensuring that your hard-earned savings are generating sufficient CAGR to reach your long term goals.

Most people simply invest their money in index funds and call it a day. There's nothing wrong with this approach, but it guarantees relative mediocrity. To achieve greatness, you need to invest your money to earn higher than average returns. In the long run, better investors will always finish ahead of better earners.

Source: Grizzly Bulls reporting

Methodology: Grizzly Bulls' Billionaires Index is a daily ranking of the world's billionaires and richest people. Grizzly Bulls strives to provide the most accurate net worth calculations available. We pull data from public equity markets, SEC filings, public real estate records, and other reputable sources.

The index is dynamic and updates daily at the close of U.S. stock market trading based on changes in the markets, economy, and updates to Grizzly Bulls' proprietary algorithm of personal wealth calculation. Stakes in public companies are tracked daily based on the relevant closing prices of the underlying securities. Additionally, stakes in private companies, cash, real estate, and other less easily valued assets are updated periodically through careful analysis of insider transactions, comparable public company sales / EBITDA multiples, etc.

Edited by: Lee Bailey