Family Builds $3.8 Billion Fortune, One Pint of Blood at a Time

Feb.11 — Over the past decade, as international demand for plasma has soared and many Americans have struggled to make ends meet, plasma collection in the U.S. has more than doubled, according to the Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association. The blood plasma business is so good these days that the family behind Barcelona-based Grifols SA has amassed a $3.8 billion fortune, according to calculations by Bloomberg. On “Bloomberg Money Undercover”, Bloomberg’s Lisa Abramowicz and Emma Vickers discuss Grifols.

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