Russian money and Baltic banks lost each other. Switzerland or, at worst, Hong Kong from the Baltic states did not work out.
The regulator explained the refusal to agree on the transaction by the lack of documents necessary for a full audit of investors.
While the NBU is thinking over permission to sell Ukrainian Sberbank to a consortium of investors represented by Said Gutseriev and Norvic Bank, another buyer, Viktor Prokopenya, emerged.
The cost of the announced deal was not mentioned.