This is evidenced by the data of the Bloomberg Billionaires Index (BBI), which are quoted by RIA Novosti.
This index is calculated based on the value of shares of companies in which billionaires own stakes. In some cases, the calculation is based on the ratio of the company's capitalization to EBITDA or share price to earnings per share. The ranking includes the 500 richest people in the world. Now it includes 22 citizens of the Russian Federation, six of them have suffered losses since the beginning of 2020.
The co-owner of Lukoil, Vagit Alekperov, lost the most, taking the seventh line of the rating. His fortune has decreased by $ 5.67 billion since the beginning of the year. Now it is $ 16.6 billion. The fortune of Gennady Timchenko, who owns stakes in Novatek and Sibur, also suffered losses of $ 2.97 billion. Now he is on the last line rating with a fortune of $ 15.2 billion. The co-owner of Novatek, Leonid Mikhelson, who is in second place in the top, has become poorer by $ 1.53 billion. Now his fortune is equal to $ 23 billion.
The first in the top Russian billionaires was Vladimir Potanin (pictured) - one of the main owners of Norilsk Nickel - with a fortune of $ 27.6 billion. He lost $ 409 million. The main beneficiary of NLMK, Vladimir Lisin, moved to third place, having lost $ 775 million. the fortune is now estimated at $ 22.2 billion. The main owner of Severstal, Alexei Mordashov, whose fortune increased by $ 475 million, is on the fourth line with $ 20.4 billion.
Alisher Usmanov (Metalloinvest, Megafon) and Roman Abramovich (Evraz) remained at their previous positions. Since the beginning of 2020, their fortune has amounted to $ 19.4 billion and $ 17.1 billion, respectively. They got $ 2.79 billion and $ 705 million in wealth.
In ninth place is the main owner of Renova, Viktor Vekselberg, with a fortune of $ 15.7 billion, increased from the beginning of the year by $ 896 million. The founder of Alfa Group, Mikhail Fridman, with a capital of $ 14 billion, dropped out of the rating.