Tag archive for ‘tycoon’
News On Monday, September 7th, 2015

Ukraine: Now They Bite Each Other – Saakashvili, Kolomoisky Make Public Squabble

Igor Kolomoisky, the Ukrainian tycoon and ex-governor of the country’s Dnepropetrovsk region, has responded to the accusations of the Odessa region’s governor Mikheil Saakashvili, calling More...

Noam Meir On Monday, January 26th, 2015

Roman Abramovich Needs Landmarks Approval for NY Mansion

Roman Abramovich has asked New York City’s Landmarks Preservations Committee to approve his plans to combine three old townhouses on East 75th Street into one new mega mansion, The New York Post has reported. But More...

Lily Bethlehem On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Are Dasha Zhukova and Roman Abramovich Moving to New York?

The news is that Russian billionaire and owner of Chelsea football club bought up almost an entire block in New York City to build a mansion (apparently the Russian economy isn’t hurting him much, or More...

Eli Horn On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

George Kaiser Foundation Donates over $6.3 Million for Social Services

The George Kaiser Family Foundation announced it has donated more than $6.3 million in grants to nearly 80 Tulsa-area social service agencies, NewsOn6.com said. In a news release, the foundation said more More...

Lily Bethlehem On Sunday, January 18th, 2015

Roman Abramovich Buys Up NYC Block for his Mansion

Roman Abramovich is not letting the perilous Russian economy get him down and is finding solace in New York City, where he is purchasing most of a block to build a huge mansion, as reported to the New York More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Sunrise, Switzerland’s Second Largest Telecom, Will Go Public

  Sunrise Communications raised 1.35 billion Swiss francs ($1.33 billion) for an IPO that is scheduled to occur in a few months. Sunrise, owned by CVC Capital since 2010, will have a listing on the More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, January 12th, 2015

Does Ivor Ichikowitz Own FlyAfrica?

Ivor Ichikowitz, the arms tycoon, may be behind a new airline, Flyafrica, which is promising flights between Cape Town and Johannesburg for as little as 50 rand ($4.35). Those in the industry and consumers More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

A Year after Passing of Tycoon Abe Krok, Family Still Squabbling

The South African tycoon, Abe Krok, who made his fortune from selling skin lightening cream in the height of the Apartheid era, has  passed away, and the family feuds that ensued prior to his death More...

Lily Bethlehem On Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

Ted Cruz Makes this Cruise Different from All the Other Passover Cruises

What makes this kosher Passover cruise different from all other cruises? Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz is going to be onboard, as reported by JTA. Alongside speakers like Rabbi Jonathan Sacks and rabbi More...

Eli Horn On Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

Russian Central Bank Bails Out Struggling Top Lender Trust

The Bank of Russia provided a 30 billion-ruble ($531 million) bailout for National Bank Trust, its biggest rescue since the ruble crisis began this month, Bloomberg reported. The Deposits Security Agency More...

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