Shuvalov surprised information about the deal with S7, Transaero

Moscow. October 23. First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov did not receive and have not seen any papers about a possible deal with S7 airlines “Transaero” and doesn’t understand that there you can buy.

“Me no securities have not sent, I never got them. Know about it only from mass media”, – said Shuvalov journalists, commenting on the issue, the course he of this transaction.

Answering the question about the attitude to this possible deal, first Deputy Prime Minister said: “How can I relate to any transaction is a private deal… but I don’t know what to buy – there is no right to operate the company (“Transaero”)”.

On 20 October it became known that the owner of PJSC “Airline “Siberia” (enters into group S7) Vladislav Filev has signed a purchase agreement for the husband of the former CEO and the co-owner of JSC “AK Transaero” Olga Pleshakov Alexander Pleshakova “not less than 51% of actions “Transaero”.

In an interview to “Kommersant” Filev said that the shareholders “Siberia” are ready to give part of its shares in payment of commercial debt “Transaero”. However, he never explained the purpose of the acquisition of control in the troubled airline, whose certificate will be revoked on October 26, beyond recovery.

In “Aeroflot” called for the purchase of S7, Transaero protect the interests of Alfa-Bank. The latter is one of creditors of “Transaero” and the second Bank, which went to court with the statement for bankruptcy of airline.