Igor Kesaev is the owner of the yacht Sky. Who is Igor Kesaev? He is majority shareholder in the company Megapolis, which is market leader in Russia’s cigarette market.
Megapolis is a privately held logistics and distribution company, focusing tobacco products, beer and soft drinks.
Megapolis has distribution contracts with companies as Philip Morris International, Imperial Tobacco, Carlsberg Group, Red Bull and Douwe Egberts (coffee).
Megapolis was established in 1998 and is currently the leader on the Russian market of distribution of tobacco products and other fast moving consumer goods. In 2013 Both Philip Morris and Japan Tobacco acquired 20% (each) of the share capital of Megapolis for a total amount of US$ 1.7 billion.
Kesaev and his business partner Sergei Katsiev still own the remaining shares.
Kesaev is also majority shareholder in Russia’s Dixy supermarket chain. DIXY is Russia’s third largest national food retailer, with more than 2,700 stores.
The net worth of Igor Kesaev is estimated at US$ 2.5 billion. He and his family reside in in a large house in Moscow’s Oblast region and in Monaco. He also owned a penthouse in in Surfers’s Paradise on Australia’s Gold Coast
Igor Kesaev owns a Bombardier Global 6000 private jet, with registration VQ-
The registration BKI probably stands for Bermuda Kesaev Igor (the jet is registered in Bermuda).
His yacht Sky was build at Heesen Yachts and was delivered in 2010. The yacht can accommodate 12 guests and has a crew of 12. The yacht is powered by two MTU engines and can reach a top speed of 15 knots.
Her interior is designed by Mojo Stumer Design. Kesaev previously owned the Heesen yacht Ilona, named after his daughter Ilona. He also owns the yacht MY SKY.
The yacht MySky was also built at Heesen and was delivered in 2014. Kesaev bought the yacht while the project was already under construction. The yacht MySky is similar in size as the yacht Sky.
The Heesen Ilona was delivered in 2007 to a design of Omega Architects. Ilona can accommodate 12 guests and is powered by two MTU engines which bring her top speed of 28 knots. In 2015 Ilona was sold.
Kesaev’s wife Stella is the owner of the Stella Art Foundation. The Stella Art Foundation is a non-
The Foundation's purposes: promotion of cultural exchange, support of the Russian art and young artists, as well as setting up a contemporary art museum in Moscow.
One of the main areas of the Foundation's activity is the arrangement and conduct of exhibition projects featuring artwork of Russian artists. Many projects are implemented thanks to the Foundation's cooperation with state, non-
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