Foreign Bank buys only a quarter of the Ukrainian “daughter” of Russian “Sberbank”

The national Bank of Ukraine received documents from the Latvian Norvik Banka, which asks to agree to the purchase of 22,5% shares of the Ukrainian “daughter” of Russian “Sberbank“.

About it reports “Interfax-Ukraine”.

Earlier , the NBU received the necessary documents regarding the acquisition of ownership of the remaining 77.5 per cent of shares of “Sberbank” in Ukraine.

“NBU on April 10 received from the investor a package of documents for approval of acquisition of substantial shareholding in PJSC “Sberbank”. According to the documents, the investor is a citizen of the UK and the Russian Federation — said M. Gutseriev, who intends to purchase a 77,5% stake in financial institutions”, – stated in the message controller.

We will remind, the Russian Sberbank announced the sale of all shares of the Ukrainian subsidiary Bank. Ukrainian “Sberbank” buying a consortium of investors, which will include the Latvian Norvik Banka and Belarusian private company. The main shareholder of the Bank of Latvia – the citizen of great Britain Grigory Guselnikov, his partner in the purchase and the majority shareholder will also be a UK citizen, said Gutseriev.

On 8 April it became known that “Sberbank of Russia” has lost the subsidiaries “Sberbank Leasing Ukraine”. The Bank noted that on March 20 has been registered the change of company owners, so it no longer is part of the “Sberbank of Russia”.

In “Sberbank” is also officially announced that it expects to leave the Ukrainian market in accordance with applicable law and will be considered aggressive actions against subsidiaries as intentional harm to the interests of the Ukrainian clients and the state of Ukraine.