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Six Kids, $17 Billion and Plans to Keep Russia Wealth Stable

  • Alexey Mordashov is developing an inheritance strategy
  • Vladimir Potanin doesn’t want to ‘ruin’ kids’ lives with money
Alexey Mordashov
Alexey MordashovPhotographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg
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Alexey Mordashov has faced plenty of challenges building an empire spanning gold, power, steel and tourism.

Now he has to work out how to pass a $17 billion fortune to his children in a country with no precedent for wealth transfer on this scale, and without destabilizing the massive business.