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More on one of Kaupthing’s favoured clients

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Last year, Alisher Usmanov, who Kaupthing was prepared to shower with money in Sept. 2008 just days before the bank collapsed, was buying shares in Facebook. One of his companies, DST, now owns 10% in the most famous social network site in the world. Considering his past, his large stake has caused some worries. Here is an interesting article, from last summer, about Usmanov and his Facebook ownership.

And here is an article on Usmanov but mainly on the Russian investor Yuri Milner, who runs the tech investment fund DST where Usmanov is the major investor.

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Written by Sigrún Davídsdóttir

January 31st, 2011 at 11:48 pm

Posted in Iceland

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