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Two new billionaires from Russia are included in the ranking of the richest people the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. They became brothers from Vologda Igor and Dmitry Bahmani, who founded a company to develop computer games Playrix Holding Ltd. This writes the Agency Bloomberg. The status of each of the brothers is estimated at $ 1.4 billion. Earlier they in this rating was not included.
Bahmani began to develop computer games in 2001. Three years later, their monthly revenue from game sales made up 10 thousand dollars, and the brothers recorded Playrix. Now they are developing games for smartphones and social networks, and the company is among top ten game developers for iOS and Google Play. Annual revenue is estimated at Playrix 1.2 billion dollars. The most famous of its games are Gardenscapes and its sequel Homescapes.
In early 2019, it became known that the purchase of Bahmanov interested Chinese investors iDreamSky Technology Holdings and FunPlus Game Co. The transaction value is estimated at three billion dollars, but the brothers said that for the price, not willing to part with the company.
In early April, Bloomberg announced the list of 500 richest people in the world, which included 23 Russians. The richest businessman of Russia turned out to be the owner of “Interros” the General Director of Norilsk Nickel Vladimir Potanin, with a fortune of $ 21 billion. In the world ranking, he took 39 th place. On the second place among Russians — owner of Universal Cargo Logistics Holding and NLMK Vladimir Lisin (40-I line and as 20.3 billion), the third shareholder of “NOVATEK” and “SIBUR” Leonid Michelson (42nd place $ 20 billion).
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