Maxim Vorobyov heads the board of the Russian Sea Group of Companies.
A new member will appear in the list of the 200 richest people in Russia, which is compiled by the local edition of Forbes.
For the first time at the top with a fortune of $ 550 million an entrepreneur, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of OJSC & # 8220; Russian Sea Group of Companies & # 8221; and the head of the company “Russian Aquaculture” Maxim Vorobyov, brother of the governor of the Moscow region Andrei Vorobyov.
According to the publication, Maxim Vorobyov is the son of deputy chairman of the Fed- eds Council Yuri Vorobyov. It owns almost 3% of its stake in mining and metallurgical company Evraz, as the company announced last June.
The entrepreneur & # 39; s share in it is estimated at $ 340 million. According to Vorobyov himself at the publication, he acquired it in part by taking out a bank loan.
In addition, & # 8220; Russian aquaculture & # 8221; managed to increase its capitalization by 80%, and Vorobyov's share in it is 47.67% and is estimated at $ 270 million. founded by the Vorobyov brothers, Andrey and Maxim.
The current governor of the Moscow region sold his stake to Maxim in 2002, when he began his political career.
Maxim Vorobiev is also the owner of a Russian-Singaporean fund called Amereus Group.
According to the entrepreneur, the fund owns “a dozen technology companies from Russia, Europe, the United States and Southeast Asia” .
Finally, Maxim Vorobyov owns 28% in one of the daughters of the developer “Samolet”, which began with the construction of housing in the Moscow region. This is why the entrepreneur could not become a shareholder of the parent company & # 8211; there was a conflict of interest.
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