Forbes: Moscow ranks third among cities in the world by number of billionaires

Forbes: Moscow ranks third among cities in the world by number of billionaires


NEW YORK, March 9. /Corr. Ivan Sawyers/. Moscow ranked third among 25 major cities according to the number of resident billionaires. Such estimates published Wednesday in the American magazine Forbes.

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According to his calculations, in the Russian capital live 60 owners States billions of dollars. Their total assets are estimated at $217 billion to the richest magazine called the head of the company “NOVATEK” Leonid Mikhelson, estimating his fortune at $14.4 billion.

The list appears another Russian. Businessman Gennady Timchenko is the wealthiest resident of Geneva who divided the last 25-th place in rating Forbes with American Chicago (Illinois) and Palo Alto (California). In these three cities live on 13 billionaires. The aggregate value of assets Timchenko is estimated by Forbes to exceed $11 billion, about a quarter of the total state of Geneva’s billionaires – $41.5 billion

In the first place – new York

First place was taken by new York. In the largest metropolis of the United States live 79 billionaires, whose total assets exceed $364 billion richest resident of the city – Michael Bloomberg ($40 billion), who was mayor of new York from 2002 to 2013. He is also the founder of the Agency business news Bloomberg, and just this week finally refused participation in struggle for a presidential armchair in the USA.

In second position is Hong Kong, where 68 billionaires with a total wealth of $261,3 billion Most wealthy inhabitants of the metropolis is Kashin ($27.1 billion). He is considered one of the most influential businessmen in Asia and owns stakes in a number of companies from various industries.

Fourth place went to Beijing. In the Chinese capital experts Forbes counted 51 billionaire, the amount of their assets equal to almost $150 billion the richest man in Beijing and throughout China became the Chairman of holding company Dalian Wanda Wang Jianlin ($28.7 billion ).

Rounded out the top five London, where 48 of the owners of big fortunes. In total, they owned $187,7 billion secured Most of them born in the USSR an American businessman Leonid Blavatnik ($15.2 billion).

In total, according to Forbes, there are 1820 of dollar billionaires, they live in 67 countries. The list includes the following cities, starting with sixth place: Mumbai (32 billionaires), Shanghai (31), Seoul (30), Shenzhen (30), San Francisco (28), Istanbul (26), Paris (22), Singapore (21), Los Angeles (20), Taipei (20), Tokyo (18), Hangzhou (17), Dallas (16), Guangzhou (16), Milan (15), Sao Paulo (15), Bangkok (14), Delhi (14), Dubai (14), Chicago (13) Geneva (13) and Palo Alto (13).