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Korean billionaire's fortune soars as his pharma stocks surge

String of licensing deals with global drugmakers gives Hanmi founder Lim Sung-ki a net worth of about US$2.7b

Seoul

THE South Korean man who founded two drug companies that are among Asia's best performing stocks for the past year is seeing his fortune climb after vaulting into the region's billionaire's club.

Hanmi Science Co has surged 971 per cent while its subsidiary Hanmi