(Bloomberg) -- The rapid rate of wealth creation by billionaire entrepreneurs will probably level off over the next two decades as economic growth slows in emerging markets and governments act against income inequality, a study found.

"Just as economies grow in cycles, so the opportunities that led to this most recent exceptional period of wealth generation are likely to end," according to a report from UBS Group and PwC released Tuesday. "Tax, social equality initiatives, asset price deflation and geopolitical tensions" such as civil wars "will likely have significant consequences for great wealth creation," it said.

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