Alexander Mamut Net Worth $2.3 Billion
Alexander Mamut is a attorney, businessman and investor with the estimated net worth of $2.3 billion as of March 2013. Born Alexander Leonidovich Mamut on January 29, 1960 in Moscow, he came from a household of lawyers. He earned his LLB degree at the Moscow State University. In the late 1990’s, he gained notoriety during the Bank of New York money laundering scandal. Alexander became known as “the Yeltsin family banker” when he served as an adviser to the former Russian government of Boris Yeltsin. Alexander was likewise a buddy of Yeltsin’s daughter Tatyana Dyachenko. Despite his connection with the case, no charges were filed against him. Mamut began earning his net worth as one of the founders of Imperial bank. Mamut also ran MDM-Bank at one point. Mamut was a major investor in the Troika-Dialog investment bank and Ingosstrakh insurance company. Recently, Alexander Mamut favored portfolio investor with interests in real estate, retail, telecom, construction, and petroleum fields. In December 2012, Mamut sold his 50% stake in the mobile phone chain Evroset to Alisher Usmanov, along with Usmanov’s cellular operator, Megafon, for more than $1 million. It’s Russia’s most popular blogging platform that began in the U.S. Mamut bought it in 2007. Portfolio investor possesses a considerable position in Polymetal and Uralkali. He bought Waterstone, a British bookstore chain founded by his buddy Tim Waterstone, in 2011. He is one of the founders of a cultural and educational center, the Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design.