The court was moved to 10 may dispute PSB with 10 companies 32 billion and $505 million
The Moscow arbitration court declared a break till may 10 preliminary hearing on the suit of the PSBR to the Dutch company Promsvyaz Capital B. V., through which brothers Dmitry and Alexey Ananeva was previously controlled by the PSB, and to nine foreign companies, the correspondent of RIA Novosti news from the court. A net loss of Promsvyazbank under IFRS in 2017 amounted to 405,6 billion rubles against profit a year earlier
PSB in the face of the interim administration demands to annul transaction with securities of the Bank and related companies, which are shareholders of the Bank sold the Bank December 14, 2017 — the day before the announcement of the reorganization and the introduction of PSB in a transitional administration. According to the representative of the Bank, the transaction was made in violation of the law in unequal consideration.
The interim administration also requires the PSB to apply the consequences of invalidity of transactions in the form of return of the Bank funds of more than $ 32 billion and $ 505 million. Besides Promsvyaz Capital, the defendants in the lawsuit States, in particular Cyprus company Bimersano Services Ltd, which owned approximately 10% of PSB, as well as companies-shareholders of Bank Vozrozhdenie included previously in the same group as PSB, or other legal entity, all of them foreign.
At the meeting on Thursday the representative of the PSB filed a motion for the joinder of this case with two similar cases, which is also already considered by the arbitration court of Moscow. According to the plaintiff, in these cases, we will study the question “of harm to the Bank in anticipation of the reorganization.” In turn, the defendant Fintailor Investments Limited filed a motion for termination of proceedings in terms of requirements due to lack of jurisdiction over the dispute to the arbitration of Moscow. The court, at the request of the parties adjourned for the preparation of positions on these motions.
The Moscow arbitration court in January, according to the statement of PSB seized by 36.31% stake in Bank Vozrozhdenie, as well as for cash in the amount of 60.8 billion rubles on accounts of ten foreign companies in the Cyprus branch of Promsvyazbank. Then in March, the court adopted additional enforcement measures, imposing of arrest, in particular, owned by Promsvyaz Capital is wholly-owned shares in companies “Premiumcash” (the nominal value of 300 thousand rubles), “Prosvesheniye” (461,8 million) and “Regioninvest” (300 thousand roubles).
In addition, the court arrested the funds of the defendant Peters International Investments in the accounts of one of the defendant — broker Fintailor Investments Limited — open in the Cyprus branch of Promsvyazbank and ROSBANK in the total amount of about 13.4 billion and 83.2 million dollars. The court also arrested belonging to the defendant Nordan Limited 12008 shares of JSC “Mining and chemical company “Bor” with a nominal value of more than 12 million roubles accounted on the custody account with PSB.
As of November 29, 2017, the brothers Dmitry and Alexey Ananeva Netherlands via Promsvyaz Capital B. V. owned from 50.03% stake in Promsvyazbank. Since mid-December, the Bank is in the process of readjustment through the management company FCBS. In January, the Central Bank has reduced the authorized capital of Promsvyazbank to one ruble. PSB on March 29 reported that the DIA became the owner of more than 99.9% of the shares, bought an additional issue for of 113.4 billion. In January the government said that on the basis of PSB will create a reference Bank for operations for defense procurement and major government contracts. Banking support of the state defense order will be implemented simultaneously with the regular operations of the Bank.