Bloomberg included the Foundation in the ranking of billionaires

Bloomberg включил Ахметова в рейтинг миллиардеров

The state of the Ukrainian oligarch was estimated at $ 3.66 billion.

Ukrainian businessman Rinat Akhmetov has hit the global ranking of billionaires from Bloomberg.

He took 483 place in the list of 500 world’s richest people with a fortune of $ 3.66 billion.

Topped the rating of the American bill gates, one of the founders and former largest shareholder of Microsoft, whose assets are estimated at 85.2 billion dollars.

Followed by the world’s largest and one of the most famous investors Warren Edward Buffett with $ 77.2 billion.

In third place is Jeff Bezos – the CEO and founder of Internet company Amazon, founder and owner of the aerospace company Blue Origin and owner of the publishing house The Washington Post.

It is noteworthy that the Spanish billionaire Amancio Ortega last rating was on the second line from 72.7 billion dollars. Now he has fallen on the fourth, “to be poor” in four billion. He is the Creator of the company Inditex, which owns five thousand stores in 77 countries (Zara, Bershka, Pull and Bear and others).

On 55-m a place the Indian businessman Lakshmi Mittal, who owns Ukraine’s Kryvorizhstal. His fortune was estimated at 16.3 billion dollars.

Also in the Bloomberg ranking, several businessmen from Russia. 52 place the oligarch Vladimir Potanin, with 16.5 billion dollars.

103 place is a “friend of Putin” Gennady Timchenko with 11.4 billion dollars, and 217 positions is Oleg Deripaska from 6.63 billion.Bloomberg включил Ахметова в рейтинг миллиардеров

TOP 10 billionaires in the Bloomberg ranking


The richest Ukrainian is losing ground

Ukrainian oligarch Rinat Akhmetov owns the largest steel producer in Ukraine – Metinvest. The main assets in Donetsk and Lugansk regions – metallurgical and coal enterprises.

Previously Akhmetov was in the top 100 of the rich world with more than 20 billions of dollars.

In October 2014 it had fallen to 109 place from 88th in the ranking of the richest in the world by Bloomberg Billionaires Index for the first time eliminated from hundreds of the richest.

Bloomberg включил Ахметова в рейтинг миллиардеров



In April 2014, when Akhmetov went public and tried to negotiate with the separatists, experts have estimated his fortune of 11.9 billion dollars.

Already at that time he lost nearly a billion dollars since the beginning of the year.

After the complications of the situation in the Donbass, where many of the assets Akhmetov, the billionaire was forced to leave his native region and, according to unofficial data, to move to Kiev.

In March 2016 in the rating of the American edition of Forbes Akhmetov topped the list of the richest Ukrainians with a fortune of 2.3 billion dollars. The list for 2015 he had 6.7 billion.

Stop production

In mid-February, the head of LDNR has announced its intention to nationalize Akhmetov’s assets in the territories under their control.

In addition, in the area of ATO battalions and other volunteers block the delivery of coal from the Donbass, who was at the plant Akhmetov.

February 20 included in Metinvest group yenakiieve iron and steel works in DND and LNR in Krasnodon coal stopped production due to the blockade.

Also because of the blockade of the railway communication stopped production at all mines coal Association the coal, a coking coal producer.

When it workers get two-thirds salary.

After that, the head of the DND Alexander Zakharchenko said that the Yenakievo iron and steel plant may resume without participation of the Ukrainian side.