06. Daniel Křetínský – $2.9B
Daniel Kretinsky operates and owns 94% of the largest energy group in Central Europe, EPH (abbreviation for Energetic and Industrial Holding).
EPH, which employs more than 25,000 people, distributes and supplies electricity and provides gas storage and transmission.
EPH buys old coal-fired power stations and mines from fighting players and bets on rising electricity prices.