Viktor Vekselberg and Oleg Deripaska are/were business partners

Business partner Viktor Vekselberg
Business partner Oleg Deripaska
Start Date 2007-00-00
Notes Viktor Vekselberg, a Ukrainian-born aluminum baron, made his first million selling scrap copper from worn-out cables. He later bought several medium-size aluminum smelters and bauxite mines and united them into Sual Holding in 1996. Eleven years later, he merged it with billionaire Oleg Deripaska's Russian Aluminum to form UC Rusal. A partner of billionaires Mikhail Fridman and Len Blavatnik in oil company TNK-BP, he sold his stake in 2013 to state-owned Rosneft for $7 billion.