Home » Business » Forbes Release Ex-Yu Rich List

Forbes Release Ex-Yu Rich List

Croatian Ivica Todoric is the richest businessmen in the region according to the latest edition of Forbes magazine which has produced a list of the wealthiest men in the former Yugoslavia.

Todoric, who owns Croatia’s largest supermarket chain Konzum and brands Jamnica, Ledo and Zvijezda, comfortably tops the list with a 160 million euro buffer between him and second place Slovene Sandi Cesko. Forbes have analysed the leading businessmen in Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Macedonia in their latest issue and have estimated Todoric’s wealth as four-times that of the next wealthiest Croat.

The Agrokor tycoon, recently put in a bid to acquire Slovenian supermarket chain Mercator, came in at number one with 581.8 million euros, followed by Slovene infomercial and mattress baron Sandi Cesko with 410.6 million euro and Serbian IT, agriculture, tourism and real estate mogul Miodrag Kostic with 234 million euro. Croatian Emil Tedeschi was next on the list with 145.4 million euros thanks to his Atlantic Grupa company which has brands such as Cedevita, Argeta and Cockta in its portfolio.

Share on:
0 / 5 (0 votes)

Sign up to receive the Croatia Week Newsletter

Related Posts

TUI Eyeing Brač Airport Base

Multinational travel and tourism company TUI Group, who have their headquarters in Hanover, Germany, are set to open an airline base on Croatia’s Dalmatian coast at Brač Airport next year. “TUI will have a small base in Brač. This is a logical step because of the situation in Africa and Turkey, as well as Croatia’s...

Qatar Airways Doubles Daily Route to Croatian Capital

Qatar Airways are to introduce four new weekly flights between Qatar’s capital Doha and the Croatian capital Zagreb. The new flights will commence on Saturday 1 July 2017, bringing the total to 14 weekly flights between the two capitals. Despite original plans for some of the flights to use their 182-seat Airbus A321 aircraft, all...

Split Airport Set to Open 24-Hours

One of Croatia’s busiest airports during the tourist season is set to become operational 24-hours per day from 2018. Currently open from 6 am to 10 pm, Split Airport is set to become a 24-hour airport, Croatia’s Minister for Sea, Transport and Infrastructure, Oleg Butković, said. “We are a tourist oriented country and, as a...

New Zagreb Airport Guide

Tomorrow, on 28 March 2017, the brand new Franjo Tuđman International Airport in Zagreb opens to the public. The new €313m terminal, which had its opening for shareholders and guests last week, has taken three years to build and spans 65,000 square meters on four levels. It will finally be open for traffic tomorrow. As...

Impressive New Boutique & Detox Hotel Opening in Hrvatsko Zagorje

Just a short drive from the capital Zagreb, the stunning northern region of Zagorje offers plenty. Surrounded by small green hills, streams. rivers, forests. vineyards, and numerous little old wooden houses and magnificent castles, Zagorje can be a perfect getaway for the weekend or vacation filled with beautiful scenery, delicious and traditional food and relaxing...

U.S. Embassy in Zagreb Holding Online Auctions

The U.S. Embassy in Zagreb will be holding online auctions starting today. Starting on Monday, 27 March, 2017, the Embassy will be holding auctions every two weeks until Friday 26 May, 2017. The first auction will include two vehicles, whilst the other auctions will offer household and office furniture, as well as information technology and...