VTB has not yet decided about filing a claim about bankruptcy “Transaero”


Moscow. October 19. VTB Bank is exploring the possibility of filing a lawsuit about bankruptcy of airline “Transaero”, reported the press service of VTB group.

In this case, “VTB Leasing” have filed claims for the recovery of arrears of the carrier”, noted in a press-service VTB.

Earlier, the head of VTB Andrey Kostin said that the duty of “Transaero” before VTB group is on the order of 12 billion roubles and 90% is covered by gosgarantii. A. Kostin also said that the claim about bankruptcy “Transaero” will be filed soon.

Earlier on Monday it became known about claims filed on bankruptcy “Transaero” Sberbank and Alfa-Bank. In the Moscow credit Bank (ICB) has informed that the Bank has not yet decided about filing for bankruptcy. Comments of other banks-creditors on the terms of a possible claim until could be obtained.

OJSC “AK “Transaero” registered in St. Petersburg. The company has accumulated about 250 billion rubles of debt and excess fleet in September was in the verge of bankruptcy, forcing the state to look for options to save her.

It was assumed that 75% plus 1 share of the company will be sold to Aeroflot for 1 ruble, but shareholders “Transaero” were not able to consolidate the required stake. As a result “Aeroflot” has refused the offer, and statements of relevant officials boil down to the fact that the option of bankruptcy of the airline seems to be the only one possible.