Rinat Akhmetov was born in 1966 in Donetsk and received a degree in economics from Donetsk National University. Media call him the richest Ukrainian: Forbes-Ukraine estimates his capital at $2.5 million and Focus in $ 3.1 billion.Rinat Akhmetov is known as the owner of the corporation "System Capital Management" (SCM) and FC "Shakhtar". The scope of his business interests are energy sector and metallurgy, finance, real estate.Rinat Akhmetov was one of the main sponsors of "Party of Regions" and the "Opposition bloc". Rinat Akhmetov owns channels of "Media Group Ukraine", media outlets of "Today Multimedia" and several regional media outlets in Donetsk and Zaporozhye regions.In 2014 he founded a humanitarian fund ”Dopomozhemo” ("Let us help"), which supplies humanitarian aid to the "gray zone" and to the occupied territories of Donbass.
Energy | D.TEK and a variety of affiliate companies working in energy generation and distribution, including regional energy companies D.TEK, PJSC “Kyivenergo”, LLC “Service invest”, “Wind Service”, filling station net LLC “Parallel¬M LTD” #
Family & Friends
Affiliated Interests Family Members Friends
Viktor Yanukovych – friend and business partner, former President of Ukraine, leader of Party of Regions
Vadim Novinsky – business partner in “Metinvest Holding”, member of the Ukrainian Parliament from the “Opposition Bloc”
Serhiy Taruta – Head of Director's Council of the Industrial Union of Donbas, independent People's Deputy, former Head of Donetsk Oblast State Administration
Lilia Akhmetova – wife, specified as a related person in structure of “TRC Ukrayina”
Nakiya Akhmetova – mother, specified as a related person in structure of “TRC Ukrayina”, head of Control Council of “System Capital Management”
Damir and Almir Akhmetov – sons, specified as related persons in structure of “TRC Ukrayina”
Igor Akhmetov – brother, specified as a related person in structure of “TRC Ukrayina”, partowner of a “Konti” confectionery firm
SSU suspects Rinat Akhmetov's compamies in trading with the occupied territories. http://www.epravda.com.ua/rus/news/2016/05/23/593579/
Correspondence of “Donbas” journalists with the separatists.
A number of TV Channels broadcast under one brand. A list of non-media related businesses is inexhaustible.
State register Ministry of justice of Ukraine of print media and information agencies as subjects of information activity. Retrieved on August 2016, from http://dzmi.informjust.ua/
Unified state register of the Ministry of justice of legal entities, individual enterpreneurs and civic formations . Retrieved on August 2016, from https://usr.minjust.gov.ua/
Фокус.ua. 100 самых богатых людей Украины. Полный список - ФОКУС. Retrieved from http://focus.ua/ratings/350253/
Экономические известия. Retrieved from http://news.eizvestia.com/news_economy/full/715-top-10-samyh-bogatyh-lyudej-ukrainy-forbes-foto
(2016, September 6). ЛІГА.Досье - Биографии политиков, история компаний, партии, важные события в Украине. Ахметов Ринат Леонидович - фото, биография// Ахметов Ринат Леонидович на ЛІГА.Досье. Retrieved from http://file.liga.net/person/343-rinat-ahmetov.html
СКМ. СКМ. Retrieved on August 2016 from http://www.scm.com.ua/
Гуманитарный штаб Рината Ахметова. Про нас - Гуманітарний штаб - Гуманитарный штаб Рината Ахметова. Retrieved on August 2016 from http://www.fdu.org.ua/ua/hum_center/about