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Two Flintshire business tycoons appear on Sunday Times Rich List

TWO Flintshire business tycoons have got even richer in the past 12 months, according to The Sunday Times Rich List.

Dot com multi-millionaire Simon Nixon, 43, has seen his wealth grow to £412m from £344m and has risen from 201st to 194th in the list.

Mr Nixon, pictured top left, who made his fortune after founding Ewloe-based price comparison Moneysupermarket.com in 1999, is still involved with the business on a part-time basis.

His rising prosperity is in spite of his loss-making Simonseeks.com travel website, from which he is to withdraw financial support after accepting the business model is not viable.

Businessman Steve Morgan, 58, pictured bottom left, who owns football club Wolverhampton Wanderers FC and who founded housebuilding firm Redrow in 1974, saw his fortune increased by £50m, although his ranking in the list has gone down from 190 to 200.