Forbes Russia's richest family clans
For the last year the overall fortune of the list participants has soared from 25 to 27 billion dollars.
Forbes made out a list of the most successful business dynasties in 2017. For the first time such rating was developed by the publication in 2014 – then the greater part of the clans consisted of brothers. The new list is different as now sons and nephews of the founders of the dynasties became its participants.
In particular, two new partners have appeared in the business of the leaders of the list – Safmar group of the Gutserievs: the son of the founder of the group Mikhail Gutseriev Said (with a fortune of $770 million) and nephew Bilan Uzhakhov ($40 million). They manage the shares of GC in the new assets of M.Video and Eldorado. In the business of the sons of the first president of Tatarstan, Mintimer Shaimiev, Airat and Radik, the son of Airat appeared, 28-year-old Timur with a 30% stake in oil company MNKT.
Forbes notes that when calculating the wealth of the clan, journalists estimated the market value of family assets as of August 1, 2017. Notably, the list includes only those families that have never been in civil service.
1st place. Mikhail Gutseriev – the main owner of Safmar group, the chairman of Russneft board of directors, his brother Sait- Salam Gutseriev is the co-owner of Safmar group, the son of Mikhail Said is the general director of oil company Forteinvest, nephews of Mikhail Bilan Uzhov is the vice president of M.Video and Mikhail Shishkhanov is the co-owner of Safmar group. The total worth is 9.91 billion dollars.
2nd place. The Rotenberg brothers Arkady (the general director of Yavara-Neva club) and Boris (a member of the board of directors of SMP Bank), son of Boris Roman (member of the board of directors of the SKA Ice Hockey Club) and son of Arkady Igor (chairman of the board of directors of NPV Engineering). The total fortune is $4.2 billion.
3rd place. The Ananiev brothers – Alexei (chairman of the board of directors of Promsvyazbank) and Dmitry (chairman of the board of directors of Promsvyazbank). The whole wealth is 2.7 billion dollars.
4th place. Airat Shaimiev – the general director of Tatavtodor, his brother Radik is a member of TAIF board of directors, Airat's son Timur is the general director of Oilekt LLC, management company MNKT LLC. The overall fortune is 2.215 billion dollars.
5th place. The Magomedov brothers – Ziyavudin (chairman of the board of directors of Summa group) and Magomed (entrepreneur). The total wealth is 1.75 billion dollars.
6th place. Megdet Rakhimkulov is a member of the management board of Kafijat management company, his sons Timur and Ruslan are also members of the management board of Kafijat. The whole worth is 1.6 billion dollars.
7th place. Musa Bazhaev – President of Alliance Group JSC, brother Mavlit Bazhaev – chairman of the board of directors of Alliance Group JSC, his nephew Deni Bazhaev – the co-owner of Alliance Group. The total fortune is 1.45 billion dollars.
8th place. Sergei Sarkisov – the president of RESO-Garantiya insurance public joint-stock company, the chairman of the board of directors of RESO group, his brother Nikolai Sarkisov is the vice-president of RESO-Garantiya. The joint wealth is 1.4 billion dollars.
9th place. Nikolai Shamalov – the co-owner of Bank Rossiya, his son Kirill Shamalov is a member of the board of directors of Sibur. The total worth is 1.32 billion dollars.
10th place. Evgeny Zubitsky is president of the Industrial and Metallurgical Holding (Koks Group), his brother Andrei Zubitsky is the senior vice-president of the Industrial (Koks group), their mother Galina Zubitskaya is the co-owner of the Industrial and Metallurgical Holding. The joint fortune is 950 million dollars.
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