Arkadiy Abramovich

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Arkady Abramovich
Born Arkady Romanovich Abramovich
(1993-09-14) September 14, 1993 (age 24)
Residence Moscow, Russia
Nationality Russian
Occupation Heir
Parent(s) Roman Abramovich (father)
Irina Maladina (mother)

Arkady Romanovich Abramovich (Russian: Аркадий Романович Абрамович) born 14 September 1993 is the heir to Roman Abramovich, Russian billionaire and owner of Chelsea F.C.[1]


Abramovich is one of five children born to Russian Jewish billionaire Roman Abramovich and his Russian wife[2][3] Irina Vyacheslavovna Malandina. His mother is a former Aeroflot stewardess.[3] They divorced in 2007.[4] He has one brother and three sisters: Ilya, Arina, Sofia, and Anna.[3]

Arkadiy is the founder and owner of ARA Capital, a private investment vehicle whose assets include Zoltav Resources PLC,[5][6] a company listed on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker ZOL. Through ARA Capital, he also bought a 26% stake in Crosby Asset Management.[7][8] In 2010 it was widely reported that Arkadiy made a bid for leading Danish football team FC Copenhagen, however, no bid materialised.[9][10]


  1. ^ "Abramovich Jr. Follows in His Father's Footsteps". The Moscow Times. 12 August 2011. Retrieved 11 October 2011. 
  2. ^ The Daily Mail: "Will Irina Abramovich bring about Roman's fall?" Richard Pendlebury 15 October 2006
  3. ^ a b c Il Giornal: "Abbandonata dal marito, Galina Berezovskij si consola con 227 milioni di euro" 24 July 2011 (in Italian) \"Irina Vyacheslavovna Malandina, ex-hostess dell'Aeroflot nonché madre dei suoi 5 figli,"
  4. ^ "Profile: Arkadiy Abramovich, oligarch's son". The Independent. Retrieved 1 August 2015. 
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  6. ^ Bierman, Stephen; Corcoran, Jason (15 August 2011). "Billionaire Abramovich’s 17-Year-Old Son Seeks Oil Deals". Businessweek. Retrieved 11 October 2011. 
  7. ^ "Crosby soars on Abramovich investment". The Guardian. 18 April 2011. Retrieved 11 October 2011. 
  8. ^ Partington, Richard (19 April 2011). "Chelsea owner’s son buys £3m stake in oil investor". City A.M. Retrieved 11 October 2011. 
  9. ^ Burt, Jason (3 December 2010). "Roman Abramovich's son Arkady is linked with takeover of Danish champions FC Copenhagen". Retrieved 11 October 2011. 
  10. ^ "Abramovich family rumoured to be eyeing FC Copenhagen". The Copenhagen Post. 2 December 2010. Archived from the original on 17 December 2010. Retrieved 11 October 2011. 

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