Six Armenians on Forbes’ 200 richest Russian businessmen’s list for 2014
YEREVAN, April 17. /ARKA/. Six ethnic Armenians, Samvel Karapetyan, Danil Khachaturov, Nikolay and Sergey Sarkisov, Ruben Vardanyan and Albert Avdolyan, are on the Forbes’ list of 200 richest Russian businessmen for 2014.
Their total wealth is about $10.7 billion.
According to Forbes, the richest Armenian Russian businessman, the owner of Tashir Group Samvel Karapetyan is the 26th in the ranking, with fortune of $4.3 billion, an increase of a half a billion compared to last year.
Wealth of the general director of Rosgosstrakh Danil Khachaturov who is the 40th in the top 200 list, is assessed at $2.6 billion (increase of $0.2bln).
Vice-president of RESO-Garantiya Nikolay Sarkisov owns $1.1 billion (reduction of $0.25bln) and is the 98th in the 2014 ranking. His younger brother, head of directors’ board at RESO-Garantiya Sergey Sarkisov ranked the 99th, having the same amount of wealth.
Co-head of Sberbank CIB Ruben Vardanyan moved up 69 positions to 124th place with total capital of $0.85 billion (increase of $0.35bln).
Director of Wooden Fish Agency Albert Avdolyan is the 133rd in the Forbes’ ranking with a $0.75bln fortune.
According to Forbes, general director of Gasprominvestholding Alisher Usmanov remains the richest Russian businessman in 2014. He is the main stockholder (60%) of USM Holdings with assets in mining and metallurgy (Metalloinvest), telecommunications (Megafon, Evroset), the Internet (Mail.ru Group and DST Global), television (UTV Holding). His fortune, according to Forbes, is $18.6 billion this year compared to $17.6 billion in 2013. –0--