Rothschild Trust confirms trust agreement on Petro Poroshenko’s share in Roshen, signed on January 14, 2016, informed “Interfax-Ukraina”.
“After 12 months of preparations, the trust management agreement was signed on January 14, 2016”, - it is said in the report of Rothschild Trust.
Poroshenko claims, that his situation is different from other politicians in the list of Panama Papers. According to the President, his company “Roshen” has no offshores and there is no need in investigation.
Earlier, journalists and dozens of media all over the planet simultaneously released materials about owners of large offshore businesses. The investigation is based on the so-called Panama Archive, the selection of documents belonging to Mossack Fonseca, Panama-based low-profile company.
The documents reveal activities of the company from 1977 till December 2015; they unfold stories about offshore mechanisms of concealing billions of dollars, involving former and current heads of states, and other famous political figures and celebrities. Among them are President Petro Poroshenko, ex-Prime Ministers Pavlo Lazarenko and Yulia Tymoshenko. The National Anti-Corruption Bureau stated that it refuses to investigate Poroshenko’s offshore activity.