Billionaire Valentin Gapontsev died on October 23 at the age of 83. In what state did he leave his brainchild - the international corporation IPG Photonics?
Valentin Gapontsev and his son Denis with a capital of 3.14 billion dollars were among the ten richest families in Russia.
Forbes presented the rating of the heirs of the richest businessmen of Russia for the third time. The first place was taken by Yusuf Alekperov, the second place was occupied by the children of Leonid Mikhelson, "bronze" - in the son and daughter of Andrei Melnichenko.