Former Vice Premier of Ukraine Sergy Tigipko plans to buy the shares of stocks of the 'VS Bank' that is owned by Sberbank Russia. The Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine reported this to Ukrainian News.
Tigipko submitted an application to the Antimonopoly Committee to give him a permit for the mediate purchase of the stock in the authorized capital of the 'VS Bank'. At the moment his application is under the consideration.
'At the moment all submitted documents for the agreement of the purchase of the major shareholding in 'VS Bank' are registered and under consideration. According to the results of it the public will be informed additionally', the message said.
At the moment 99.9% of the shares of stocks of 'VS Bank' are owned by the Sberbank of Russia. VS Bank occupies the 28th place of 88 banks of Ukraine in the amount of the assets as at July 1.
Sergy Tigipko was appointed to the position of the Chairman of Taskombank in the beginning of 2016.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko put in force the decree of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine from March 15, 2017 'On use of personal special economic and other sanctions against the banks with Russian state capital working in Ukraine'. It concerned Sberbank, VTB, BM Bank, Prominvestbank and VS Bank. It is prohibited to them to withdraw the capitals out of Ukraine in a benefit of persons connected with them.
The deal on the sale of the filial of Russian Sberbank was estimated in 130 million dollars.