Wednesday, April 6, 2016


People named in the Panama Papers

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This is a partial list of individuals named in the Panama Papers as shareholders, directors and beneficiaries of offshore companies.[1] The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) says it will release the full list of companies and people in the Panama Paper files in early May.[1]

ICIJ published the following disclaimer with regard to the data provided: "There are legitimate uses for offshore companies, foundations and trusts. We do not intend to suggest or imply that any persons, companies or other entities included in the ICIJ Power Players interactive application have broken the law or otherwise acted improperly."[1]

Government officials

Current or former heads of state or government of their country as defined by their political position at the time of announcement, not whether the documents in the Papers relating to them coincided with their period of office.

Heads of state

Argentine President Mauricio Macri
Saudi Arabian King Salman
United Arab Emirates President Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko

Argentina Mauricio Macri, President of Argentina[1]

Saudi Arabia Salman, King of Saudi Arabia[1]

United Arab Emirates Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, 
President of the United Arab Emirates and Emir of Abu Dhabi[1]

Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine[1]

Former heads of state

Qatar Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, former Emir of Qatar[1]

Sudan Ahmed al-Mirghani, former President of Sudan[1]

Heads of government
Icelandic Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson resigned on April 5, 2016

Iceland Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson, Prime Minister of Iceland (resigned April 5, 2016)[1][2]

Former heads of government

Georgia (country) Bidzina Ivanishvili, former Prime Minister of Georgia[1]

Iraq Ayad Allawi, former Acting Prime Minister of Iraq[1]

Jordan Ali Abu al-Ragheb, former Prime Minister of Jordan[1]

Qatar Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani, 
former Prime Minister of Qatar[1]

Ukraine Pavlo Lazarenko, former Prime Minister of Ukraine[1]

Moldova Ion Sturza, former Prime Minister of Moldova[3][4][5]

Other government officials


Abdeslam Bouchouareb, Minister of Industry and Mines[1]


Jordi Cinca, Minister of Finance[6]


José Maria Botelho de Vasconcelos, Minister of Petroleum[1]


Néstor Grindetti, Mayor of Lanús[1]


Ian Kirby, President of the Botswana Court of Appeal and former Attorney General[1]


Joaquim Barbosa, former President of the Supreme Federal Court[7]

Eduardo Cunha, President of the Chamber of Deputies[8]

Edison Lobão, Member of the Senate and former Minister of Mines and Energy[8]

João Lyra, Member of the Chamber of Deputies[1]


Ang Vong Vathana, Minister of Justice[9]


Alfredo Ovalle Rodríguez, intelligence agency associate[1]

 Democratic Republic of the Congo

Jaynet Kabila, Member of the National Assembly[10]

 Republic of the Congo

Bruno Itoua, Minister of Scientific Research and
Technical Innovation and former Chairman of the SNPC[1]


Galo Chiriboga, current Attorney General[1]

Pedro Delgado, cousin of President of Ecuador Rafael Correa,
and former Governor of the Central Bank[1]


Patrick Balkany, Member of the National Assembly
and Mayor of Levallois-Perret[1]

Jérôme Cahuzac, former Minister of the Budget[1]

Jean-Marie Le Pen, former president of the National Front
and father of current party leader Marine Le Pen[11]

Stavros Papastavrou, advisor of former Prime Ministers
Kostas Karamanlis and Antonis Samaras[1]


Zsolt Horváth, former Member of the National Assembly[12]


Bjarni Benediktsson, Minister of Finance[1]

Júlíus Vífill Ingvarsson, Member of Reykjavík City Council
(resigned April 5, 2016)[13]

Ólöf Nordal, Minister of the Interior[14]


Anurag Kejriwal, former President of the Lok Satta Party
Delhi Branch[1]

Anil Vasudeva Salgaocar, A Goa-based mining baron and former MLA[15]


Kalpana Rawal, Deputy Chief Justice of the Supreme Court[1]


Konrad Mizzi, Minister of Energy and Health[1]

Keith Schembri, Prime MInister's Chief of Staff.


James Ibori, former Governor of Delta State[1]

 North Korea

Kim Chol Sam, Daedong Credit Bank representative
based in Dalian and presumed high official[16][17][18]


Mohammad Mustafa, former Minister of National Economy[1]


Riccardo Francolini, former chairman of the state-owned
Savings Bank[1]


César Almeyda, Director of the National Intelligence Service[1]


Paweł Piskorski, former Mayor of Warsaw[1]


Emmanuel Ndahiro, brigadier general and former chief of
the intelligence agency[19]

 Saudi Arabia

Muhammad bin Nayef, Crown Prince and Minister of
the Interior of Saudi Arabia[20]


Frank Belfrage, former State Secretary for Foreign Affairs[21]

 United Kingdom

Michael Ashcroft, retired member of the House of Lords[22]

Tony Baldry, former Conservative MP for Banbury[23]

Michael Mates, former Conservative MP for East Hampshire[24]

Pamela Sharples, Member of the House of Lords[25]


Victor Cruz Weffer, former commander-in-chief of the army[26]

Jesús Villanueva, former Director of PDVSA[27]


Atan Shansonga, former Ambassador to the United States[28]

Relatives and associates of government officials[edit]


Daniel Muñoz, aide to former presidents Cristina Fernández
de Kirchner and Néstor Kirchner[1]


Mehriban Aliyeva, Leyla Aliyeva, Arzu Aliyeva,
Heydar Aliyev and Sevil Aliyeva, family of
President Ilham Aliyev[1]


Idalécio de Castro Rodrigues de Oliveira, potential
briber of the Brazilian President of the Chamber of
Deputies Eduardo Cunha and a Portuguese entrepeneur [1]


Anthony Merchant, husband of Senator Pana Merchant.[29]


Patrick Henri Devillers, French business associate of
Gu Kailai, convicted murderer and wife of former
Minister of Commerce and Member of the Politburo Bo Xilai[1]

Deng Jiagui, brother-in-law of President Xi Jinping[1][30]

Jasmine Li, granddaughter of former Member of the
Politburo Jia Qinglin[1]

Li Xiaolin, daughter of former Premier Li Peng[1]


Javier Molina Bonilla, former advisor to Director of the
National Intelligence Secretariat Rommy Vallejo[1]


Alaa Mubarak, son of former President Hosni Mubarak[1]


Frédéric Chatillon, business associate of Marine Le Pen, 
leader of the National Front[31]

Arnaud Claude, former law partner of former President
Nicolas Sarkozy[32]

Nicolas Crochet, accounting associate of Marine Le Pen,
leader of the National Front[31]


John Addo Kufuor, son of former President John Kufuor[1]


Mamadie Touré, widow of former President Lansana Conté[1]

César Rosent
hal, son of former Vice President Jaime Rosenthal[1]


Frank Flannery, political consultant and Fine Gael's
former Director of Organisations and Strategy[33]


Giuseppe Donaldo Nicosia, convicted of bribery alongside former Senator Marcello Dell'Utri[1]


Jehangir Soli Sorabjee, son of former attorney general
Soli Sorabjee and a honorary consultant physician at
Bombay Hospital[15]

Harish Salve, India's leading lawyers and son of
N. K. P. Salve, member of the Indian National Congress party[15]

Rajendra Patil, son-in-law of veteran Congressman and Karnataka Horticulture Minister Shamanuru Shivashankarappa and a businessman [15]

 Ivory Coast

Jean-Claude N'Da Ametchi, associate of former
President Laurent Gbagbo[1]


Nurali Aliyev, grandson of President Nursultan Nazarbayev[1]


Mohd Nazifuddin Najib, son of Prime Minister Najib Razak[1]
and his cousin


Juan Armando Hinojosa, "favourite contractor" of
President Enrique Peña Nieto[1]


Mounir Majidi, personal secretary of King Mohammed VI[1]


Maryam Nawaz, Hasan Nawaz Sharif and Hussain Nawaz
Sharif, children of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif[1]


Sergei Roldugin, Arkady Rotenberg and Boris Rotenberg,
friends of President Vladimir Putin[1]


Mamadou Pouye, friend of Karim Wade, himself the son of
former President Abdoulaye Wade[34]

 South Africa

Khulubuse Zuma, nephew of President Jacob Zuma[35]

 South Korea

Ro Jae-Hun, son of former President Roh Tae-woo[36]


Pilar de Borbón, sister of former King Juan Carlos I[37]

Micaela Domecq Solís-Beaumont, wife of Miguel Arias
Cañete, European Commissioner for Climate Action and
Energy and former Spanish Minister of Agriculture, Food and Environment[38]

Oleguer Pujol, son of Jordi Pujol i Soley, former
President of Catalonia[39]


Rami and Hafez Makhlouf, cousins of President Bashar al-Assad[1]

 United Kingdom

Ian Cameron, father of Prime Minister David Cameron[40]

 United Nations

Kojo Annan, son of former Secretary-General Kofi Annan[1]

Sports personalities

Association football
Michel Platini

Persons associated with the world governing body FIFA
Juan Pedro Damiani, Uruguayan member of the FIFA
Ethics Committee[41]

Eugenio Figueredo, Uruguayan American former president
of CONMEBOL and vice president and member of the ethics
committee of FIFA[42]

Gianni Infantino, Swiss-Italian president of FIFA[43]

Hugo and Mariano Jinkis, Argentine businessmen also
implicated in the 2015 FIFA corruption case[41]

Michel Platini, French former president of UEFA[41]

Jérôme Valcke, French former secretary general of FIFA[41]

Football players
Lionel Messi

Mattias Asper, Valeri Karpin, Nihat Kahveci, Tayfun Korkut,
Darko Kovačević, Gabriel Schürrer and Sander Westerveld
had accounts created by Real Sociedad and its president(s)
principally Iñaki Otegui, under the leadership of José Luis
Astiazarán, Miguel Fuentes, María de la Peña, Juan Larzábal
and Iñaki Badiola[44]

Gabriel Heinze, Argentine former footballer, account
(with his mother) during Manchester United years[44]

Lionel Messi, footballer for Barcelona and the Argentine
national team[42]

Brian Steen Nielsen, Danish former footballer and
sports director of Aarhus Gymnastikforening[45]

Marc Rieper, Danish retired footballer[45]

Clarence Seedorf, Dutch former footballer[46]

Leonardo Ulloa, Argentine footballer[44]

Iván Zamorano, Chilean retired footballer, account during
Real Madrid years[44]


Àlex Crivillé, Spanish former Grand Prix motorcycle
road racer[39]

Nico Rosberg, German Formula 1 driver at Mercedes
AMG Petronas[47]

Jarno Trulli, Italian former Formula 1 driver[48]

Other sports

Tomas Berdych, Czech professional tennis player on the
ATP World Tour, currently ranked world number seven[49]

Nick Faldo, English professional golfer on the PGA European
Tour, now mainly an on-air golf analyst [50]

Entertainment personalities
Hong Kong actor Jackie Chan

Agustín Almodóvar, Spanish film producer and younger
brother of filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar[51]

Pedro Almodóvar, Spanish film director, screenwriter,
producer and former actor[51]

Amitabh Bachchan, Indian actor[52]

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Indian actress and
former Miss World.[52]

Jackie Chan, Hong Kong actor[53][54]

Franco Dragone, Italian Belgian theatre director, known
for his work for Cirque du Soleil[55
David Geffen, Hollywood mogul, co-founder of DreamWorks[56]
Business people[edit]

Vinod Adani, Indian businessman, elder brother of
Gautam Adani, Adani Group[52]

Bank Leumi's representatives and board members.[57][58]

Hollman Carranza, son of Colombian emerald mogul
Víctor Carranza[59]

Rattan Chadha, Indian-born Dutch businessman, founder
of Mexx clothing[46]

Jacob Engel, Israeli businessman active in the African
mining industry.[57][58]

Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, Italian businessman
and politician[60][61]

Anthony Gumbiner, British businessman, chairman of
Hallman Group[62]

Solomon Humes, Bahamian bishop of a small denomination[63]

Soulieman Marouf, British Syrian businessman[64]

Nakash family members[65]

Idan Ofer, London-based Israeli business magnate and
philanthropist, founder of Tanker Pacific.[57][58]

Igor Olenicoff, American billionaire[62]

Marianna Olszewski, American financial author and
life coach.[66]

K P Singh, Indian businessman[52]

Frank Timiș, Romanian-born Australian businessman[67]

Dov Weissglass, Israeli lawyer and business man who
has been closely linked with the Middle East peace process,
particularly under Prime Minister Ariel Sharon.[57][58]

Teddy Sagi, a London-based Israeli billionaire businessman
founder of Playtech and the majority shareholder of Market
Tech Holdings, which owns London's Camden Market, and
of two AIM-listed technology companies.[57][58]

Jacob Weinroth, an Israeli attorney, founder partner of
Dr. J. Weinroth & Co. Law Office and owner and director
of Sapir Holdings.[57][58]

Benjamin Wey, Chinese American financier and president
of New York Global Group[62]

Main shareholders of Anheuser-Busch InBev[68]

Mallika Srinivasan,Chairman and Chief Executive
Officer of TAFE - Tractors and Farm Equipment Limited
and Indira Sivasailam (died in December 2008)[15]

Abdul Rashid Mir, founder and CEO of Cottage
Industries Exposition Limited (CIE) & Tabasum Mir[15]

Zavaray Poonawalla, Brother of billionaire Cyrus S.
Poonawalla and heads the managing committee of Royal
Western India Turf Club (RWITC)[15]

Mohan Lal Lohia, Father of Sri Prakash Lohia, founder
and chairman of Indorama Corporation[15]

Onkar Kanwar, Chairman & MD of Apollo Tyres[15]

Garware family, family of Abasaheb Garware, was a
pioneering industrialist from Maharashtra state in India[15]

Shishir K Bajoria, promoter of SK Bajoria Group, which
has steel refractory units[15]

Mario Vargas Llosa, Peruvian writer, winner of the
Nobel Prize in Literature[69]

Non-governmental organizations

Gonzalo Delaveu, head of global corruption watchdog
Transparency International's Chile branch (resigned 4 April 2016)[70]

Organized crime

Marllory Chacón Rossell, Guatemalan drug trafficker.[71][72]

Jorge Milton Cifuentes-Villa, Colombian drug trafficker,
head of the Cifuentes-Villa Drug Trafficking Organization
and partner of Joaquín "Chapo" Guzmán.[71]

Rafael Caro Quintero, Mexican drug trafficker and one of
the founders of the now-disintegrated Guadalajara Cartel.[71]

Iqbal Mirchi[73] (died 14 August 2013), right-hand man of
India's most wanted criminal, Dawood Ibrahim[74]

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