Mikhail Maratovich Fridman (Russian: Михаи́л Мара́тович Фри́дман; born 21 April 1964 in Lviv, Ukraine) is a Russian businessman. He is one of the youngest of Russian oligarchs. In 2010, Forbes assessed his wealth as $12.7 billion.
Fridman is currently the 3rd richest man in Russia and the 45th richest man in the world according to the 2010 Forbes list with an estimated fortune of $12.7 billion.
Along with Peter Aven, Friedman founded the Alfa Group Consortium, a holding company which today controls Alfa Bank (opened in 1991), Alfa Capital, Tyumen Oil and several construction material firms (cement, timber, glass) as well as food processing businesses and a supermarket chain. The two are also major holders of tea and sugar plant processors.