Numavičius remains richest person in Lithuania
The richest person in Lithuania is Nerijus Numavičius, the largest shareholder of the Vilniaus Prekyba Group; even after the euro introduction he will remain a billionaire. In the list of top 20 richest people in Lithuania, compiled by IQ Top magazine, Numavičius with LT 4.255 billion (EUR 1.23 billion) leaves the rest richest Lithuanian people far behind him.
The second richest person in Lithuania is Žilvinas Marcinkevičius, another shareholder of the Vilniaus Prekyba Group, with LTL 1.163 billion (EUR 337 million).
Behind Marcinkevičius is Mindaugas Raila, who owns transport, logistics and storage business. He owns 90 percent of shares in company ME Investicija, which are worth LTL 961 million (EUR 278 million).
The fourth in the list is the brother of the richest person in Lithuania - Vladas Numavičius with LTL 812 million (EUR 235 million).
The fifth richest person in Lithuania is Darius Mockus, the owner of concern MG Baltic, who has a net worth of LTL 783 million (EUR 227 million).
The richest woman in Lithuania is Lyda Lubienė, the widow of Bronislovas Lubys. Lubiene has inherited a major stake in Achema Group, she has a net worth of LTL 757 million (EUR 219 million) and is ranked sixth in the list.
The list of the richest persons is made based on data stored in the Register Centre and foreign register centres about shareholders of companies.