Co-owner of “SIBUR” and “NOVATEK” Leonid Michelson named the richest Russian in the new rating of billionaires published by the American Forbes on Tuesday, 1 March. In the global ranking of billionaires according to Forbes Michelson took 60 place.
The condition of the Michelson the edition was estimated at $14.4 billion In last year’s ranking businessman was the seventh. Since then, according to the calculations of Forbes, he increased his fortune at $2.7 billion
The representative of NOVATEK declined to comment on the assessment of the status of the businessman. The main reason that the Michelson topped the list of the largest Russian businessmen, is that Forbes estimated earlier “SIBUR”, in which the businessman owns about 50%, the conservative multipliers for the Western counterparts, said the chief editor of the United editorial office of Forbes Nikolay Mazurin. “The whole company we estimated around $9 billion after the Chinese Sinopec acquired [in December 2015] 10% of SIBUR, and the head of FAS Igor Artemiev announced the amount ($1,338 billion), assessment of its condition greatly increased,” he says. Due to the rising cost of SIBUR has increased the assessment of the status of two of his co – owners are Gennady Timchenko (moved from ninth to fifth place) and Kirill Shamalov, who was the first among the billionaires adds Mazurin.
Next on the list of richest Russian billionaires is a co-owner of “Alfa Group” Mikhail Fridman, whose fortune is estimated at $13.3 billion ($1.3 billion less than in 2015). In the world ranking Friedman took 63rd place.
Co-owner of USM Holdings Alisher Usmanov in the global ranking of billionaires has ranked 73. His fortune, according to Forbes, fell $1.9 billion to $12.5 billion
The leader of last year’s list of richest Russians, the President of “Interros” and “Norilsk Nickel” Vladimir Potanin this year takes the fourth place among the richest Russians. Its condition Forbes estimated at $12.1 billion – for the year it decreased by $3.3 billion In global rank Potanin took 78 place.
The owner of Volga Group Gennady Timchenko has increased the state by $0.7 billion to $11.4 billion and moved from 118 to 85 global ranking. In the first hundred richest people in the world from the Russians also became shareholder of “Severstal” Alexey Mordashov and head of the group of companies “Renova” Victor Vekselberg, who took, respectively, 93 and 98. Mordashov’s capital, according to the magazine, for the year decreased $2.1 billion to $10.9 billion, Vekselberg $3.7 billion to $10.5 billion.
The number of Russians in the global ranking of billionaires according to Forbes for the year decreased by 11 to 77. In particular, the ranking was eliminated by the state Duma Leonid Simanovsky and Zelimkhan Mutsoev (both from “United Russia”). In 2015 they shared 1741 line of the global rankings. They then Forbes was estimated at $1 billion At the same time, the list was supplemented by several newcomers. Among them – the co-owner of “SIBUR” Kirill Shamalov. Its condition Forbes estimated at $1.2 billion. He is 1476 on the global list.
The only woman in the list of Russian billionaires became President of the Inteco Management and the wife of former Moscow mayor Yuri Luzhkov Elena Baturina. Global rank 1777 it takes place, its condition is estimated in $1,1 billion In 2015 Baturin took the line 1741, and her fortune was estimated at $1 billion.
A new global ranking of billionaires is a jubilee, the 30th for Forbes. The leader of the global list, and in 2015, became the co-founder of Microsoft bill gates. Its condition Forbes estimated at $75 billion. the Second place was taken by the founder of Inditex (the brands Zara, Pull&Bear and Massimo Dutti) Amancio Ortega. According to the edition, his fortune grew by $2.5 billion to $67 billion In the three richest people in the world also included Warren Buffett, his fortune is estimated at $60,8 billion – $11.9 billion less than the year before.
The number of billionaires in the world 2015 decreased by 16 until 1810, writes Forbes. The total state of the world’s billionaires for the year decreased by $7,05 trillion to $6,48 billion. The average participant rating was reduced from $3,86 billion to us $3,58 billion the Most successful billionaire from the list was the founder and CEO of Facebook mark Zuckerberg. According to Forbes, his fortune grew by $11.2 billion to us $44,6 billion for the first time Zuckerberg was among the 10 richest people in the world – in the global ranking, he finished sixth.