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Alex Shnaider

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Alexander Shnaider
Born 1968
Leningrad, Russian SFSR, USSR
Occupation Co-founder of the Midland Group

Alex Shnaider (born 1968[1]) is a Russian-born Canadian entrepreneur and former commodities trader. He is co-founder with Eduard Shifrin of the Midland Group. He was educated at York University in Toronto.

Alex Shnaider partnered with Donald Trump in the construction of the Trump International Hotel and Tower, which is in Toronto. Donald Trump is a minority shareholder in the project. Shnaider has reportedly decided to keep the penthouse suite for himself, at an estimated value of $20 million.[1]

Formula One

Shnaider bought Jordan Grand Prix from Eddie Jordan in February 2005 for approximately US$50 million, and renamed it Midland F1 Racing for the 2006 Formula One season. On 9 September 2006, the team was sold to Spyker Cars.[2]


  1. ^ a b Toronto Star, 11 August 2007
  2. ^ "Midland sells MF1 Racing to Spyker". Archived from the original on 26 April 2007. Retrieved 2007-06-04. 

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