Russian oligarch’s former wife awarded £2.6bn in record-breaking divorce

By: Juliet
On: Monday, 19 May, 2014

Settlement deprives billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev of half of his fortune in what may be the most expensive divorce in history

A Swiss court has awarded £2.6bn in a record-breaking divorce settlement to the former wife of the Russian oligarch who owns AS Monaco football club.

The ruling, dated 13 May but not made public until Monday, deprives billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev of 4bn Swiss francs half of his immense fortune in what Elena Rybolovlev’s lawyer called “the most expensive divorce in history”.

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