“The smithy on the Rybalsky” officially moved Tigipko

Corporate investment Fund “Prime essets Capital” and “VIK”, which are shareholders of, respectively, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and the people’s Deputy Igor Kononenko, November 15 signed a package of documents on the sale of PJSC “Plant “the Smithy on the Rybalsky” with the new owner–the company “Avens limited” from the group “TAS”, the ultimate beneficiary of which is Sergey Tigipko.

“The value of the shares sold is a trade secret. The funds from the buyer will receive legal entities of sellers in tranches in accordance with the agreed calendar”, — explained in the investment funds on Thursday.

They recalled that the deal needed approval of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine, which declared it lawful, and gave permission for its implementation.

The release also indicated that training agreements were accompanied by “Ernst and young” is one of the largest international audit groups.

On November 20 CHAO is scheduled to hold an extraordinary shareholders ‘ meeting of the company on which you plan to update the articles of incorporation.

“Deal “the Smithy on the Rybalsky” should be considered as one of the steps of realization of the declared Petro Poroshenko intention to fully separate business from politics. Previously, it is known that he gave the Corporation “Roshen” to the trust property of the world famous company “Rothschild”, — reported the press service of the presidential Administration in response to the request of the Agency “Interfax-Ukraine” with a request to comment on the deal.

“Despite the fact that Poroshenko does not interfere in the activities of the company, the sale must be convincing evidence that no possible conflict of interest and leaves no grounds for speculation in this matter by political opponents”, — said in the presidential Administration.

It is also stated that after the of Poroshenko as an individual will receive income from the sale of shares, under current legislation, it will display in the electronic Declaration.

“The same to be paid all taxes and fees provided by law for this type of income,” — said the press service of the presidential Administration.

We will remind, in September 2018 appeared information about the sale of “Smithy on Rybal’s’ke”, where, in addition to the assets on the Rybalsky, owned land near the Central railway station in Kiev. In mid-October, ACU allow Tigipko to buy it.


After the Russian aggression PJSC “Plant “the Smithy on the Rybalsky” mastered the production of new designs for defense purposes, among them 40 mm grenade launcher UAG-40 with domestic optics, combat modules for armored vehicles OBM, BM Scorpio. In 2015 the company began work on creating two new vehicles — a 10-ton BKM Triton, and 15-ton BM “Crossbow.” The plant also participates in cooperation on production of electronic equipment for the protection of the state border.

Currently, the shipyard is in the framework of the state defense order for the construction of military procurement small armored artillery boats (MBAC) “Gyurza-M” and assault boats of the project “centaur”. In October 2018, PJSC “Plant “the Smithy on the Rybalsky” presented to potential customers the project of a new missile patrol boat under the code “DOE”.

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