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Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (C) and his partner Diana Taylor look at Bloomberg's tablet device as they and Prime Minister Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) listen to a speech of Genesis Group co-founded Mikhail Fridman, when Bloomberg is presented with the first Genesis Prize in Jerusalem on May 22, 2014. UPI/Jim Hollander/Pool
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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.

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