British media eye Roman Abramovich’s divorce
Published time: 19 Mar, 2007 22:28 Edited time: 20 Mar, 2007 01:28
The British media is speculating over the conditions of the separation of Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich. The reports on how much did Mr Abramovich’s ex-wife Irina get vary greatly.
The Daily Express quotes an insider in the billionaire's entourage as saying his ex-wife could have received as much as $US 11.5 BLN. That includes at least four of Mr Abramovich's luxury homes in Britain, a castle in France and access to the Pelorus superyacht.But the Independent says Irina got 20 times less – a mere $US 58 MLN.The divorce took place in Russian and under Russian law. The details of the settlement remain private.