Rinat Akhmetov


Rinat Akhmetov

Akhmetov is the owner of closely held System Capital Management. Most of SCM's assets are concentrated in Ukrainian metallurgy, mining and energy, including a 71 percent stake in Ukraine's largest steel manufacturer. The company also owns interests in commercial real estate, land, telecommunications and financial operations.

Rinat Akhmetov News

  • Oligarch Enclaves in London Opening to Bond Buyers

    Buying a home in London’s most affluent areas is becoming unattainable for anyone without a billionaire’s bank balance. For those feeling squeezed out, a Swiss private bank is offering a side door to the market.

  • Russia Says Troops Back at Bases by June 1

    President Vladimir Putin said he would ease the way for Ukraine’s May 25 presidential election by pulling back Russian troops, though his Defense Ministry said they wouldn’t finish withdrawing until a week after the vote.

  • Metals Mogul Urges Ukraine to Stand Up to Rebels in East

    Ukrainian billionaire Rinat Akhmetov urged people to stand up against separatist rebels in his strongest statement against the rebels to date, as the crisis in the country’s eastern regions shows signs of abating.

  • U.S. Sees No Sign of Russian Troop Pullback From Border

    The U.S. said there was as yet no evidence that Russian forces in regions bordering Ukraine have started a withdrawal announced by President Vladimir Putin two days ago.

  • Ukraine Eurobonds Rise 6th Day as Russia Says Troops Withdrawing

    Ukraine’s 2017 Eurobonds rose for a sixth day, sending yields to a five-week low, after state television in Moscow reported Russian troops were withdrawing from the border between the two nations.

  • Ukraine Rebels Ask to Join Russia as Fighters Free Leader

    Ukrainian insurgents stormed a post on the border with Russia to free a rebel leader detained by frontier guards and reiterated their intention to join Russia after they stayed away from national talks to solve the crisis.

  • NATO Chief on Putin's Reassurances: Don't Believe It

    NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said President Vladimir Putin’s assurances that Russia has no plans to intervene further in Ukraine can’t be believed, amid continued unrest in the run-up to the May 25 election.

  • Ukraine Slides Deeper Toward War as Russia Warns on Vote

    Russia’s foreign minister said Ukraine is sliding into a civil war that could make it impossible to hold legitimate elections, as Ukrainian leaders and their international allies blamed Russia for the violence.

  • Ukraine’s DTEK Says Crimea Power Supply at Risk From Debts

    DTEK, the Ukrainian energy company led by the nation’s richest man, said customers in Crimea run the risk of power cuts after they didn’t fully pay for electricity they consumed in March.

  • Ukraine’s Richest Man Fights to Save Faltering Fortune

    When Swiss prosecutors knocked on the door of DTEK Trading SA’s Geneva headquarters in February, they were on the trail of Rinat Akhmetov, Ukraine’s richest man. The billionaire, who controls the coal broker, was 2,000 miles away in Donetsk, Ukraine, brokering peace after protests had pushed Viktor Yanukovych, the country’s president -- and a longtime ally -- into exile.

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