Irish patterns VTB demanded with Transaero 2.2 billion rubles

Moscow. October 20. Irish patterns of VTB group filed lawsuits to the Arbitration court of St. Petersburg and Leningrad region about collecting from airline “Transaero” a total of 2.17 billion rubles, follows from the materials of a card file of arbitration Affairs.

In particular, Larafort Aircraft Leasing requires to recover 746,59 million rubles, Pembroke Exchanges – 607,78 million rubles, Richdale Investments – 816,29 million.

All three claims registered on 19 October.

The court of St. Petersburg has also registered a lawsuit Sberbank of bankruptcy “Transaero”, on submission of which was reported on Monday.

Earlier in the press service of VTB reported that “VTB Leasing” have filed claims for the recovery of arrears of the air carrier and that the VTB group is exploring the possibility of filing a claim for bankruptcy airline.

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. Kostin also said that the claim about bankruptcy “Transaero” will be filed soon.

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.