An unnamed Silicon Valley billionaire made waves this week by paying $201 million for the largest life insurance policy ever written. To put this in context, let’s look at what else you can get for that sum. In the past four months alone, other business leaders have spent very similar dollar amounts on investments ranging from a top-tier baseball star to a former warehouse to a tech start-up that is revolutionizing the way we clean water. (Click to enlarge.)

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