owner of Norilsk Nickel

Mikhail Prokhorov
Mikhail Prokhorov

He was the owner of Norilsk Nickel and turned it into a global energy giant. He then sold his shares in 2007. He has since set up Renaissance Capital, an investment bank. He is also a lover of basketball. He owns the CSKA basketball team in Russia. He also owns the Brooklyn Nets in the NBA. He got ownership rights after agreeing to pay for the construction of a new stadium worth $700 million.