Gennadiy Bogolyubov

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Gennadiy Bogolyubov
Born1961/1962 (age 56–57)[1]
ResidenceBelgrave Square, Belgravia, London, England
NationalityUkrainian
CitizenshipUkraine, UK, Israel and Cyprus
Alma materPrydniprovska State Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture
Known forPrivat Group
Net worth$5.429 billion (December 2010)[1]
Spouse(s)married
Children4

Gennadiy Bogolyubov (born 1961/1962) is a London-based Ukrainian billionaire businessman, and controls Privat Group, along with Ihor Kolomoyskyi and Oleksiy Martynov.

Early life[edit]

Gennadiy Bogolyubov is a native of Dnipro.[1] He was educated at the Prydniprovska State Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture.[2]

Career[edit]

In 2010, Bogolyubov was reported as being the third richest Ukrainian, having a net worth of $5.429 billion.[1]

He has interests in ferroalloys, petrochemicals, and finance, and owns the largest manganese miner in Australia, Consolidated Minerals.[1]

In April 2015, it was reported that he had settled out of court with his rabbi, Yonah Pruss, who had sought over £20 million, over "two major London property deals".[3]

Bogolyubov and fellow Ukrainian billionaire Igor Kolomoisky are being sued by another Ukrainian billionaire Viktor Pinchuk in the largest damages claim before London's High Court, for about US$2 billion.[3][4]

Philanthropy[edit]

Bogolyubov has established the Bogolyubov Foundation, "a charitable organisation rooted in authentic Torah values".[5]

Personal life[edit]

Bogolyubov is married with four children.[1] He resides on Belgrave Square in Belgravia, London, England.[3]

It was reported in The Guardian that Bogolyubov had acquired Cypriot citizenship in 2016 through a "Golden visa" scheme, "as a result of him having made substantial investments in the country (via certain companies) and being fully compliant with the legal requirements at the time".[6]

In November 2017 Bogolyubov officially declared that he was a citizen of Ukraine, Great Britain, Israel and Cyprus.[7] He also noted that he lives in Geneva, Switzerland.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "#3 Richest: Gennady Bogolyubov, 48". kyivpost. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
  2. ^ "Henadiy Boholyubov". The Richest. Retrieved 8 November 2014.
  3. ^ a b c Armitage, Jim (21 April 2015). "Oligarch Bogolyubov settles property dispute with his rabbi". London Evening Standard. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
  4. ^ Armitage, Jim (13 March 2015). "Oligarchs at war: Claims of murder among Ukrainian billionaires in High Court case". The Independent. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
  5. ^ "The Bogolyubov Foundation website". bogolyubovfoundation. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
  6. ^ Pegg, David (17 September 2017). "The billionaires investing in Cyprus in exchange for EU passports". the Guardian. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  7. ^ (in Ukrainian) Bogolyubov confirmed that he has 4 citizenship, Ukrayinska Pravda (9 November 2017)
  8. ^ (in Ukrainian) Bogolyubov confirmed that he has 4 citizenship, Ukrayinska Pravda (9 November 2017)