Dan Gertler

Dan Gertler

Born 1973

Dan Gertler is an Israeli businessman, the founder and President of the DGI (Dan Gertler International) Group of Companies. He has large interests in diamonds and copper mining in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

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1973 Birth Dan Gertler was born in December 1973.


1996 - 1998 2 More Events
1999 26 Years Old The Yedioth Aharonoth weekend supplement on 19 September 1999 asserted that in 1997 Gertler had been involved in financing a program to buy diamonds in Liberia and Sierra Leone in exchange for military training and arms deliveries. … Read More
2000 27 Years Old Through his friendship with the young Joseph Kabila, Dan Gertler was introduced to the father, the President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Laurent Kabila in 2000. … Read More
2001 28 Years Old 1 More Event
…  After Laurent-Désiré Kabila died in January 2001, Gertler briefly lost influence in the Congo, but soon managed to reestablish a relationship with his son and successor Joseph Kabila. In April 2001 President Joseph Kabila’s new government revoked IDI’s monopoly. … Read More


2004 31 Years Old He is a grandson of Moshe Schnitzer, first President and co-founder of the Israeli Diamond Exchange in 1947, who won the Israel Prize in 2004. … Read More
In 2007 Gertler’s family trust was the major shareholder of Prairie International Ltd. which "owns Tremalt Ltd which owns 80% of Savannah Mining, the holder of the other half of copper and cobalt operation Mukondo as well as concessions C17 and C18 in the mineral-rich Katanga province", Democratic Republic of the Congo … Read More
2009 36 Years Old Emerald Star Enterprises Limited, a company controlled by Gertler's Family Trust, was incorporated October 29, 2009 in the British Virgin Islands. … Read More
Biko Invest Corporation BVI linked to Dan Gertler was incorporated February 23, 2011 in the British Virgin Islands.


2013 40 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2013 Dan Gertler was one of seventeen billionaires from Israel who was listed in 670th place on the Forbes list of billionaires with a fortunes of $2.2 billion. … Read More
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