VEB began negotiations for the sale of Ukrainian “daughter”

Vnesheconombank began discussing the sale of its Ukrainian subsidiary Prominvestbank. This was announced by the Chairman of the Bank Sergey Gorkov, reports “RIA Novosti”.

“We got interested parties, but we are still at the initial stage of negotiations”, — said the head of the Bank. While the timing of “too early to say”, said Gorkov. He said that the Bank hoped that “until the middle of next year, we will of the Ukrainian market to go.

That the Russian banks plan to leave Ukraine, wrote in may 2016, the newspaper “Kommersant”. According to her, the sale of the “daughters” thinking VEB, Sberbank and VTB, learned newspaper. The new strategy of VEB assumes full withdrawal from the Bank, Prominvestbank, Bank Belveb Belarusian, Svyaz-Bank, “GLOBEKS”, “VEB Innovations” and “VEB Asia”. Also in the 2016-2017 year VEB intends to get rid of the Russian direct investment Fund (RDIF) and SME Bank, wrote the newspaper “Vedomosti” with reference to the document of the Bank.

May 25, Gorkov has confirmed plans for VEB to sell its Ukrainian structure. “We told you that we in the strategy will be determined by cooperation on the Ukrainian “daughter,” said Gorkov.