BBI: Russian billionaires since the beginning of the year were richer by $21.6 billion
The combined wealth of 25 Russian billionaires for 11 months of 2017, increased by 21.6 billion dollars, follows from the data Bloomberg Billionaires Index (BBI), which is published by the Agency Bloomberg.
The index is calculated on the basis of the value of stock and data reports of the companies in which billionaires have a stake. For some companies the calculation is based on the ratio of market capitalization to EBITDA or stock price to earnings per share.
According to published data, the richest in the Russian Federation is the main shareholder of Severstal CHMF Alexey Mordashov, his condition has grown since the beginning of the year to 2.32 billion dollars, to 19.2 billion. The second place is the President of “Norilsk Nickel” Vladimir Potanin, whose fortune increased by 1.32 billion dollars, amounting to 17.9 billion dollars. Next is the head of Board of Directors NLMK Vladimir Lisin, whose capital has increased since January by 3.33 billion dollars to 16.4 billion dollars.
The status of the head of NOVATEK NVTK Leonid Mikhelson declined from the beginning of the year was 1.19 billion dollars to 16.1 billion dollars. Chairman of the Board of Directors and the basic owner of group of companies “Renova” Viktor Vekselberg increased his fortune in January to November to $ 1.6 billion and was in fifth spot with a fortune of 15.8 billion dollars.
Shareholder of the consortium “Alfa-group” Mikhail Fridman has become richer by 1.04 billion, his fortune is estimated at $ 14.3 billion. 14.2 billion estimated capital of the founder of USM Holdings Alisher Usmanov, representing a growth of 1.25 billion dollars since the beginning of the year.
The top ten also includes the main owner of “EuroChem” Andrey Melnichenko, Roman Abramovich and head of LUKOIL LKOH Vagit Alekperov. The first two have increased approximately 2.09 billion and $ 1.79 billion, respectively, as Alekperov has grown since the beginning of the year to 244 million dollars.
Co-owner of “Safmar” Mikhail Gutseriev was eliminated from the list BBI on the background of the fact that his condition fell below the key values for this rating at 4 billion dollars and made up 3.95 billion as of 1 December.