Tag Archives: Billionaires

Forbes Billionaires and the Global Economy

This is the eighth year I have worked on Forbes’ World’s Billionaires. As always, I find the personal tales fascinating. I met with new Ukrainian billionaire Yuri Kosiuk at the Four Seasons in New York last fall when he was pitching Wall Street for investment dollars for his poultry producer. We had coffee and a […]

Gold Tussle: Russia vs. Kazakhstan

Plans by the owners of Russia’s top gold producer, Polyus Gold, including Russian billionaires,¬†Mikhail Prokhorov and¬†Suleiman Kerimov, may be thwarted in their efforts to buy Kazakh gold miner KazakhGold Group. The Kazakh government this week annulled a merger of the two evoking the 2007 Subsoil Law which allows the government to annul any contract involving […]