Pandora Papers, all the names of the Italian VIPs that pop up in the investigation

Roberto Mancini

According to reports from l’Espresso, the coach of Italy Mancini is indicated in the documents as the shareholder of Bastian Asset Holdings, a company based in the tax haven of the British Virgin Islands. From the dossiers it emerges that in 2009 the current coach had signaled to an Italian trustee that he wanted to ask for a tax shield to regularize his position with the tax authorities. According to the dossiers consulted by the weekly Espresso, Mancini’s Caribbean company was the owner of an airplane. The coach, contacted by Espresso, would not comment.

Gianluca Vialli

Vialli, head of delegation of the National team, would be qualified as the owner of another company, Crewborn Holdings, also registered in the British Virgin Islands. According to the Pandora Papers, the Vialli offshore screen would instead serve to manage a series of loans to Italian businesses. Gianluca Vialli, contacted by Espresso, replied via sms of «be a UK citizen and that your business investments are registered and managed in accordance with the regulations».

Maria Gabriella of Savoy

Monica Bellucci

Alessandra Ambrosio

More than 1,000 Japanese firms, people named in 'Pandora Papers'


More than 1,000 Japanese companies and individuals including SoftBank Group Corp Chairman and CEO Masayoshi Son are listed in leaked documents on tax havens dubbed the "Pandora Papers," at a time when managing wealth through offshore tax shelters has drawn criticism worldwide.

The names found in materials obtained by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists also include Takeo Hirata, a former head of the Cabinet Secretariat section that was in charge of promoting the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

The documents, dubbed the Pandora Papers by the Washington-based ICIJ, are leaked internal files from 14 entities, such as trust companies and law firms specializing in establishing and managing firms in tax havens.

Von Andrej Babiš bis Claudia Schiffer - Promis in den "Pandora Papers"

Der indische Geschäftsmann Anil Ambani (62) und seine Vertreter besäßen mindestens 18 Offshore-Firmen in Jersey, den Britischen Jungferninseln und Zypern, berichtete der "Indian Express". Einige davon hätten Milliardenbeträge geliehen und investiert.

Vor einem Londoner Gericht hatte der Präsident der Reliance-Gruppe 2020 erklärt, sein Nettovermögen betrage Null. Hintergrund war ein Streit mit drei chinesischen Staatsbanken.

Dem "Express" erklärte ein Anwalt in Ambanis Namen, "unser Mandant hat seinen Steuersitz in Indien und alle vorgeschriebenen Angaben gegenüber den indischen Behörden erklärt".

Firmen der Reliance-Gruppe seien wegen deren globaler Aktivitäten aus legitimen Gründen an verschiedenen Orten gemeldet.

Die Geheimnisse der Entwicklungsbank DEG

Die Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft DEG ist eine Tochter der staatseigenen Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW) und mit vielen Milliarden Euro ausgestattet, um Entwicklungshilfe in Lateinamerika, Asien oder Afrika zu finanzieren.

Im Namen des deutschen Steuerzahlers soll sie zum Beispiel kleine und mittelständische Unternehmer in armen Regionen fördern. Daneben tummelt sie sich allerdings auch in Steueroasen in der Karibik, die von Entwicklungshilfe weit entfernt sind.

Saudi Arabia chose the companies at the helm of the investment fund that hired Corinna Larsen

The Spanish-Saudi Investment Fund that was created in 2007 during the government of former Spanish prime minister José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, with the support of the then-king of Spain, Juan Carlos I, was led by two companies chosen by Saudi Arabia, Spanish officials who helped launch the initiative have told EL PAÍS.

This fund hired Corinna Larsen, who was at one time in a relationship with Juan Carlos I, and set up its headquarters in Guernsey, a tax haven in the Channel Islands.

Finnish criminals identified in Pandora papers data leak

The Pandora papers — reportedly the largest data leak in history — have revealed that about 20 Finnish criminals acquired tax haven companies between 1996 and 2020. The names of more than 200 Finnish citizens appear in the leaked papers. Some 22 also had overdue debts of more than 50,000 euros, with the total amount of these liabilities amounting to almost 20 million euros.

Pandora Papers in Latin America: Three active heads of state and 11 former presidents operated in tax havens

Chile’s Sebastián Piñera, Dominican Republic’s Luis Abinader and Ecuador’s Guillermo Lasso feature in the new data leak.

Among the region’s former presidents are Colombia’s Gaviria and Pastrana.

In Brazil, the investigation has turned up the names of both the economy minister and the governor of the central bank

Pandora Papers, Wopke Hoekstra Minister of Economy in the Netherlands. Shares in offshore companies

Wopke Hoekstra has been the Dutch Minister of Economy since 2017.

He entered politics in 2011, when he was a lawyer and professional for the international consultancy firm McKinsey, he became a senator and leader of the Christian Democratic party.

During his parliamentary term he also continued to work for McKinsey, who left in October 2017, when the head of government Mark Rutte appointed him Minister of Economy, a position reconfirmed in March 2021 despite his party’s disappointing election results.

As a minister, Hoekstra has publicly criticized offshore finance, declaring its support for the European Union’s proposals to combat international tax evasion and avoidance and to ban anonymous companies.

He has also repeatedly argued with Italy, flanked by other strict European ministers, calling for more cuts and austerity to reduce public debt.

The Pandora Papers show that Hoekstra was registered in 2010 as a shareholder of the offshore company Candace Management Ltd, based in the tax haven of the British Virgin Islands. And he bought more shares of the same offshore in 2013 and 2014, after becoming a senator. Other co-owners of the Virgin Islands company include several managers or former executives of the Dutch bank Abn-Amro.

Pandora läckan

I Panamaläckan avslöjades mäktiga skattesmitare över hela världen.

I nya ”Pandoraläckan” finns presidenterna i Ukraina, Kenya och Ecuador – och den tidigare premiärministern i Storbritannien Tony Blair, rapporterar SVT Nyheter som har tillgång till materialet.

Även 200 svenskar finns bland de läckta namnen – däribland en av landets rikaste familjer, en börs-vd, högerextremister och kriminella mc-gänget Hells Angels.