Net Worth: $1.35 Billion
- Source of Wealth Ports, Railway, Transportation
- Birth Place Kryvyi Rih, Soviet Union
- Marital Status Married
- Full Name Andrey Vasilievich Filatov
- Nationality Russian
- Date of Birth December 18, 1971
- Occupation Co-Owner, Member of the Board of Directors, and the Chief Executive Officer of the N-Trans
- Education Academy of Physical Education and Sports of the Republic of Belarus
- Children three children
About Andrei Filatov
Andrei Filatov is a Russian entrepreneur who has an estimated net worth of $1.35 billion as of March 2013. Born Andrey Vasilievich Filatov on December 18, 1971 in Kryvyi Rih, Soviet Union, he graduated with a diploma in Physical Culture Instructor and Chess-Playing Coach from the Academy of Physical Education and Sports of the Republic of Belarus (former Belorussian State University of Physical Culture). His career began in businesses such as in Murmansk’s port before he joined Konstantin Nikolaev and Nikita Mishinin 1996 to found their first shipping company, Severtrans. Billionaire Alexei Mordashov was also an investor in the company but in 2007, the partners bought his stake. After a year, they renamed the firm N-Trans.
According to Forbes, Filatov is the 74th richest person in Russia and is ranked 1088th in the list of World Billionaires. He gained his estimated net worth of $1.35 billion as the co-owner, member of the Board of Directors, and the Chief Executive Officer of the N-Trans transportation and infrastructure group. It is a railway and port operator that he owns along with fellow billionaires and partners Nikolaev and Mishinin.
In the summer of 2011, Andrei Filatov and his partners took public one of the biggest port operators in Russia, Global Ports Investments, for around $500 million. They sold a 37.5% stake in the firm for $863 million in October 2012 to a subsidiary of the Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk. The partners also own a stake in the railway operator Transoil where the two sold theirs but Filatov retained his 7% share.