Russian transport businessman Maksim Liksutov who is one of the richest Estonian businessmen and has extensive business holdings in Estonia has transferred all of its assets to the name of Tatjana Liksutova, his wife, writes Äripäev.
In June, Liksutov who at present is serving as Deputy Mayor of Moscow transferred his half-holding in the Transgroup Invest holding company valued at more than EUR 200m to his wife. The transferred holdings include nine properties in Tallinn and 242,650 shares of Tallinna Vesi.
In February 2012, two months after being head of the municipal transport department of Moscow, Liksutov relinquished his Estonian citizenship. He was named Deputy Mayor of Moscow in charge of transport issues at the end of 2012. According to his asset report, he also owns two properties in Russia and one in Italy. Among others, Liksutov owns a Lamborghini Diablo.
In 2013, Forbes ranked Liksutov 157th richest man in Russia with assets of around 500 million euros which include his various businesses in Russia such as in Aeroexpress, a rapid transit railway line that links central Moscow with its airports.
In Tallinn his wife owns the Italian restaurant Gianni that opened doors in 2006 and ended last year with a profit of 20,500 euros.