Posted 11 января 08:07

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Forbes named the richest Russian billionaires in 2022

11 января 2023, 08:07
Despite the sanctions and the drop in capitalization of the largest Russian companies, some Russian businessmen were able to increase their wealth in the past year. Forbes has published the TOP 10 Russian billionaires who got rich more than others in 2022.
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According to Forbes magazine, Vyacheslav Kantor, the main owner of the Akron group specializing in mineral fertilizers, earned more than others in 2022. The increase in fertilizer prices has led to an increase in the value of producers' shares. The value of Cantor's assets increased by 5.3 billion over the year to $ 13 billion.Andrey Guryev and his family are in second place in the rating, whose fortune has increased by 4.2 billion over the year to 11.5 billion dollars.

The businessman and his family own 48.48% of the shares of the Phosagro chemical holding, the founder and CEO of which is the billionaire himself.

The third place in the rating was taken by the founder of the DST Global group of funds, Yuri Milner.

Forbes notes a significant increase in the assets of funds under its management in the past year. In October, Milner announced the completion of the procedure for renouncing Russian citizenship. During the year, he increased his fortune by 2.5 billion to $ 7.3 billion.

The fourth place is taken by Andrey Melnichenko, the founder of Eurochem and SUEK.

In 2022, his fortune increased by 2.1 billion to $ 27.5 billion. This was facilitated by the rise in the price of fertilizers and record prices for coal in Asia.

Mikhail Shelkov closes the top five, who owns almost 66% of the shares of VSMPO-Avisma, the world's largest titanium producer.

Over the year, the value of its assets increased by 1.6 billion to $ 5.8 billion.

Next on the list is the owner of the largest fishing holding in the Russian Federation, Norebo, Vitaly Orlov, whose fortune is estimated at $ 1.9 billion (+0.89 billion).

The seventh place in the rating is occupied by the owner of the United Metallurgical Company Anatoly Sedykh with a result of $ 1.8 billion (+0.5 billion). He is followed by the owner of the pharmaceutical holding "Protek" Vadim Yakunin, whose asset value has grown to $ 1.5 billion (+0.49 billion). On the ninth line, the main beneficiary of Moscow Domodedovo Airport is Dmitry Kamenshchik, whose fortune has increased by 2.2 billion to $ 1.8 billion. Said Gutseriev, the son of billionaire Mikhail Gutseriev, closes the top ten. He owns shares in family assets. His fortune increased by 0.4 billion to $1.7 billion.

Earlier, the magazine named the ten most impoverished billionaires in 2022, the first place in which was taken by the owner of Severstal Alexey Mordashov.