Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich became the owner of a penthouse with an area of more than 550 square meters. m in the London complex Chelsea Waterfront, reports The Times. According to the publication, the cost of a penthouse with a view of the Thames, located near the home for the club Chelsea Stadium Stamford Bridge, is £ 30 million (about $ 40 million).
Journalists of The Times note that the penthouse of Abramovich is the largest in the complex. In addition, the billionaire bought several (the exact number of unknown) places in the underground parking complex worth £ 85 thousand each.
According to Knight Frank, the LCD Chelsea Waterfront is located in one of the most prestigious places in London, near the street King's Road.
The journalists found out that the decision to buy the penthouse Abramovich took several months before he had problems with obtaining a British visa, but closed the deal after these problems began.
The representative of Abramovich did not comment on RBC's personal investments.
At the end of May, it became known that Abramovich had completed all the formalities related to moving to Israel and obtaining local citizenship. Then, British Prime Minister Theresa May, in a conversation with journalists, admitted that as an Israeli citizen, Abramovich would be able to enter the UK without a visa.
On June 9, the Daily Mail reported that Abramovich refused to sell his Chelsea football club to Britain's richest man James Ratcliff for £ 2 billion (approximately $ 2.7 billion).