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Latvia’s richest family - the Lembergs

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Aivars Lembergs

Latvia’s richest family – Aivars Lembergs and his children Liga and Anrijs, whose total value of property increased by 10 million LVL in one year and is now 140 million LVL. This data is presented by Baltic Screen, the company that compiled the list of Latvia’s 100 millionaires.

According to the authors, The Lembergs family still has two different lists of property. One of them can be found in the dismissed official’s declaration and in public registries. According to that data, the value of his family’s property never exceeded 10-12 million LVL. Those are six real estate objects in Ventspils region and Riga, registered on Aivars Lembergs’ name, shares of Baltimar VT, VB Holdings and LSF Holdings, as well as 48 real estate objects owned by Anrijs Lembergs and 25 objects registered on Liga Lemberga’s name.

However, there is also a second list – one, according to the prosecutor’s office and the British Court, that hold information regarding Lembergs’ hidden property. Both lists have one common characteristic – it is impossible to tell for sure which family member owns which piece of property.

Vytautas Paskauskas’ (former owner of Dobeles dzirnavnieks) family is considered to be the second wealthiest family in Latvia. Vytautas, Janis, Jonis and Andris Paskauskis own property for a total amount of 60 million LVL.

The family owns around 70 real estate objects, Liepas farm and 100% of shares. Vytautas Paskauskas is also related to Tervetes alus and Agrofirma Tērvete. In one year, the family became 33 million LVL richer.

The third place is owned by the Skele family – Andris, Kristiane Libane-Skele, Madara and Anete Skele-Petersone. In one year, the value of their property decreased by 3 million LVL and is now 45 million LVL.

Andris Skele owns 40% of shares of Uzņēmumu vadība un konsultācijasTA sabiedrība( which in turn owns TA projekts and Hotel Tango). His second wife and daughters are right behind the real “business sharks” – their owned Sabiedrība privātiem ieguldījumiem is, at its core, a classic holding dealing in real estate, food production, energy and waste utility. According to Baltic Screen, some companies were recently sold, but the money earned from the sale has yet to be invested anywhere else.

As reported, the property of the wealthiest people of Latvia has increased by an average of 50 million LVL during the year – from571 million LVL to 621 million LVL, as the authors of the TOP 100 Latvian millionaires.

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