Wealthy customers of Promsvyazbank managed to secure the seizure of assets of former owners of the bank Alexei and Dmitry Ananyev in the UK territory: the High Court of London satisfied their demands on July 13, 2018, reports The Bell.
A source familiar with the process showed RBC information about the arrest of the assets of the Ananiev brothers by the court. As Alexei Ananyev's representative said, he does not know anything about the arrest of assets.
The suit was addressed by the bank's wealthy customers who invested in CLNs of € 11 million and $ 15.6 million. The notes were offered to customers in 2017, issued by Peters International (Cayman) Limited. These securities were not on the balance sheet of the bank, however they were issued under guarantees of Promsvyaz Capital B.V. and Peters International Investment N.V., the final beneficiaries of which were Ananyev, told the publication on condition of anonymity, one of the investors.
The court until the end of the proceedings in the case imposed protective measures on the property of Ananiev in the UK, the number of respondents included eight companies, whose beneficiaries they were.
The interviewee said that the bank's managers offered these CLNs to wealthy investors as a risk-free product with a fixed yield, about 250 customers of Promsvyazbank became buyers. However, in January, according to CLN, the first technical default was allowed, and in April - the second, after which some investors applied to the court.
The Central Bank announced the introduction of an interim administration to Promsvyazbank in December 2017. The bank was on the list of systemically important credit institutions, the functions of the interim administration for bank management were then assigned to the Banking Sector Consolidation Fund (FCCC). Deputy Chairman of the Bank of Russia Vasily Pozdyshev said at a press conference in the Central Bank that 200 billion rubles are needed for the bank's rehabilitation.
One of the main reasons for the crisis in the bank Pozdyshev called financing of proprietary projects. "Formally, the bank follows the standards, but in fact the exposure to the business of owners exceeds the bank's capital," he said then.
The Ananyev brothers themselves in a special statement called the reasons for the emergence of problems, because of which the bank "needed state assistance". Among them - "not always correct actions of competitors, information attacks and the general situation on the market".
Assets of the Ananiev brothers
His brothers Alexei and Dmitry Ananyev started building their business empire from the establishment in 1992 of the company Technoserv A / S. Today, this is the largest system integrator in Russia, which also specializes in IT services and software development. In the financial year of 2016, the turnover of the Technoserv group of companies amounted to more than 52.44 billion rubles.
In 1995, the Ananyev brothers, together with OJSC "Moscow Long-distance and International Telephone" (MMT), opened Promsvyazbank. Over time, the share of MMT blurred. The bank showed rapid growth: at the beginning of 2001 it held 46th place in terms of assets, and in 2006 it took the 13th place. According to Interfax-CEA, over the past 10 years, the bank's assets have increased five-fold, from 214 billion rubles. by the results of the second quarter of 2007 to 1.2 trillion rubles. according to the results of the second quarter of 2017. In 2015, the Ananiev brothers bought a bank Vozrozhdenie for $ 200 million, added Pervobank, controlled by Leonid Mikhelson, and accepted AvtoVAZbank for rehabilitation, having received 18.2 billion rubles for this. from the Central Bank and the DIA.
The financial assets of Alexei and Dmitry Ananyev are combined into the investment group "Promsvyazkapital". According to the company's website, its assets are almost 1.5 trillion rubles, capital - 86 billion rubles., Profit - more than 8 billion rubles. About plans of the Ananiev brothers to invest in the investment business in Cyprus, € 100 million became known as early as 2016. Today the Cyprus trading company P.S. Capital is a member of the Promsvyazkapital group on a par with Promsvyazbank and Vozrozhdeniye.
Media and Publishing
In 2000 - 2006, the structures of the Ananievs were bought by the newspapers Trud and Argumenty i Fakty (AiF), Extra-M, and the Extra-M and Media-Press printshops. By adding "Center Plus" to this newspaper, in 2007-2008 the assets were consolidated into the holding "Media 3" and created the largest distribution network in Russia "Front page". In 2011-2013, the structures of Ananievs were invested in the video service Tvigle, the portals of free ads Dmir.ru and Zarplata.ru, bought a site about the real estate Cian.ru. By 2014, the group "Promsvyazkapital" sold all the newspapers, leaving the printing house, distribution and Internet division.
In the early 2000s, the brothers Ananyev seriously engaged in real estate. In 2000 the company "Promsvyaznedvizhimost" ("PSN Group") was formed. In July 2005, Ananyevs with a plot of land of 60 thousand hectares were included in the top ten landlords of the Moscow region, according to Forbes, and in 2006 they were included in the rating of the largest property owners in Moscow with 16 properties and about $ 47 million in income from them. "Karacharovo" and storage facilities in Moscow, TC "Liga" in Khimki. In addition, the company already had an administrative building in Vidnoye, an office center in St. Petersburg and a shopping center in Rostov-on-Don.
In the "Rankier-2017 Ranking", the "PSN Group" took the 20th place with the rental income of about $ 110 million and the rented office space of 617 thousand square meters. Among the assets of the group is the center of urban culture "Pravda" and the business district "Novospassky". The portfolio of development projects of the "PSN Group" includes about 3 million square meters. m of residential and commercial real estate. In the active phase of construction eight development projects. Also, the SPN Group manages land assets with a total area of more than 40,000 hectares in the Moscow Region.