Bloomberg: Russian billionaires since the beginning of the year were richer by $9,76 billion

© Fotolia / Tomasz ZajdaДеньги in a Bank vault. Archival photoBloomberg: Russian billionaires since the beginning of the year were richer by $9,76 billion© Fotolia / Tomasz Zajda

28 the combined wealth of Russian billionaires for the first seven months of 2017 increased to 9,756 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 the index, the richest in the Russian Federation is the main shareholder of «Severstal» Alexey Mordashov, his condition has grown since the beginning of the year to 247 million dollars to 17.2 billion. The second place is the President of «Norilsk Nickel» Vladimir Potanin, whose fortune dropped by 27.3 million dollars, but in the end amounted to 16.6 billion dollars. Next is the Chairman of the Board of Directors and the basic owner of group of companies «Renova» Viktor Vekselberg, who increased his fortune by 1.31 billion to 15.5 billion dollars.

Capital the head of «NOVATEK» Leonid Mikhelson declined from the beginning of the year to 2.09 billion dollars to 15.2 billion dollars. Shareholder of the consortium «Alfa-group» Mikhail Fridman became richer by $ 1.42 billion, his fortune is estimated at 14.7 billion dollars.

In the first hundred richest people in the world became also the founder of USM Holdings Alisher Usmanov and the head of the Board of Directors of NLMK Vladimir Lisin. The status of each of them increased from the beginning of the year almost $ 2 billion, namely by 1.74 and 1.84 billion. Now the state Usmanov is estimated at 14.7 billion dollars, Lisin — $ 15 billion.

Mikhail Prokhorov is richer for 441 million dollars, to 11.2 billion dollars. Capital the head of «LUKOIL» Vagit Alekperov dropped $ 1.32 billion, reaching 10.6 billion dollars. The state of the owner of Volga Group Gennady Timchenko also decreased by 1.93 billion, reaching 9.54 billion.

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