Alekperov is the President of Lukoil, Russia’s largest independent oil company. LUKOIL is one of the largest publicly traded, vertically integrated oil and gas companies in the world. The company is responsible for 2% of the world’s oil production and has more than 100,000 employees. In 2017 Lukoil realized more than US$ 96 billion in sales with a net profit of US$ 6.7 billion.
Alekperov is also owner of the IFD Kapital Group, which was formed out of all non-
Vagit Alekperov is the owner of the Heesen Yachts, which he purchased from founder Frans Heesen for EUR 170 million (US$ 200 million) in 2008. Heesen realizes annual sales of more than US$ 125 million per year. In 2016 a dividend of EUR 26 million (US$ 30 million) was paid to her shareholder. Heesen has built several yachts for Vagit Alekperov: the 50 meter Galactica (2007), the 35 meter Galactica Plus (2012) and the 70 meter Galactica Super Nova (2016). A lot of projects of Heesen Shipyards start at speculation, but at sold before delivery.
The net worth of Vagit Alekperov is estimated at US$ 18 billion.
Alekperov is the owner of a Dassault Falcon 7X private jet, with registration VP-
The yacht Galactica Super Nova is one of the largest yachts built by Heesen. She is designed by Espen Oeino and has an interior by Sinot Exclusive Yacht Design. Galactica Super Nova can accommodate 12 guests and a crew of 16. She is powered by 3 MTU engines, which bring her a top speed off 30 knots. Her features include a 6 meter glass bottom swimming pool with waterfall, a touch and go helipad, an elevator and a large beach club.
Galactica Plus is the second yacht of Alekperov. She is primarily located at the owner’s seaside holiday home in the Ukraine. The 35 meter yacht is a replacement for an older 28 meter yacht, but we are not sure which yacht this is. Galactica Plus can accommodate 8 guests and has a crew of 6. She can reach a top speed of 28 knots.