In January, Aleksey Vasin, who manages part of the assets of the family of the head of the Ministry of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov, acquired land and a section of water area in Nizhny Novgorod, near the Grebnoy Canal, on which a pier and a yacht club will be erected, was learned by Open Media.
How Vasin is associated with the Manturov family
According to “Kontur. Focus ", Alexey Vasin owns the Lancet clinic, founded by the minister's wife Natalia Manturova.
Also from the data “Contour. Focus ”follows that Vasin is the main owner of 360 Management, which, in particular, manages the five-star Chekhoff Moscow Curio Collection by Hilton hotel in the center of Moscow. Sources "Vedomosti" called this hotel the hotel of the Manturov family. In the popular TV series "An Ordinary Woman" with Anna Mikhalkova in the title role, officials in Chekhoff Moscow came to see prostitutes.
360 Management also manages the Primorye Grand Resort Hotel in Gelendzhik, owned by Financial Systems LLC, whose beneficiaries, according to Kontur. Focus ", - mother of Minister Manturov Tamara Manturova (50%) and son of the head of Rostec Stanislav Chemezov (50%).
A representative of the Ministry of Industry and Trade told Open Media that Vasin "is not the manager of Manturov's assets": "In accordance with the current legislation of the Russian Federation, the management of Denis Valentinovich's assets has been transferred and carried out by a specialized division of Sberbank, which he said in an interview with RBK-TV last year."
According to “Kontur. Focus ", in October 2020 Vasin registered the company Pecherskie Peski LLC, which at the beginning of 2021 became the owner of two Nizhny Novgorod companies - InvestStroyResurs LLC (January 18) and Gidrostroyproekt NN LLC (January 15).
InvestStroyResurs rented a land plot in Nizhny Novgorod with an area of 23,528 sq. M. In 2018 for 5 years. m, it is located on the right bank of the Volga River, in the area of the Grebnoy Canal and the Pechersk Sands Peninsula. This follows from the court materials published in 2018 during the firm's litigation with the Ministry of Investments, Land and Property Relations of the Nizhny Novgorod Region. Gidrostroyproekt NN, in turn, also rented 5,000 sq. M. m next to the site "InvestStroyResursa" on the Grebnoy Canal, said a source close to these companies.
According to the general plan for the development of Nizhny Novgorod, the InvestStroyResurs site until the end of 2021, by the 800th anniversary of Nizhny Novgorod, will become part of the Grebnoy Canal embankment, where the townspeople will have rest and play sports. The firm "Gidrostroyproekt NN" was created for the construction of a pier and a yacht club with a hotel on the water, a manager who participated in the development of the project told Open Media. According to him, the project previously belonged to a local businessman Oleg Dmitriev, who is still the CEO of the firms. Dmitriev declined to comment.
“The yacht club and the pier can be profitable through a floating hotel and restaurant, as well as the sale, lease and storage of boats,” says Stanislav Ivashkevich, owner of Ivashkevich Hospitality. the water area of the rivers, you can sell ten boats a year, worth $ 200-300 thousand each.
Governor of the Nizhny Novgorod Region Gleb Nikitin in 2012-2013 worked in the Ministry of Industry and Trade as Manturov's deputy, recalls one of the interlocutors of Open Media.
Alexey Vasin and a representative of the Department of Urban Development and Architecture of Nizhny Novgorod did not respond to inquiries.
What else do Vasin and the Manturov family own?
The family of the richest Russian minister, Denis Manturov (official income in 2019 amounted to 586 million rubles), in addition to the above-mentioned clinics and hotels in Moscow and Gelendzhik, has a gardening farm in the Kuban. In 2017, RBC wrote that Valentin Manturov (father of the minister, died in 2019), together with Stanislav Chemezov, are building a complex of apartments and premium-class townhouses in Gelendzhik, Fellini.
Vasin also owns a class A business center, Corner Place in Nizhny Novgorod and the Promenade International Resort and Health Complex under construction in Svetlogorsk. His firm, Chernigovskaya Embankment, is involved in a project to reconstruct the embankment of the same name along the Oka River in Nizhny Novgorod.
Vasin has a joint business with the owner of Azimut Moscow Yachting Club Anton Dolotin - Da Holding, which sells Italian furniture and carpets. Da Holding's subsidiaries - Danton Home Trade and Da Contract - received government orders for the supply of furniture for two health centers of the Presidential Administration - Planernoye (1.2 million rubles) and Arkhangelskoye (1.6 million rubles), follows from the data “Kontur. Focus". Dolotin did not answer questions from Open Media.