The management of VTB said that the Bank intends to defend its interests within the law, including filing for bankruptcy. In pledge of the Bank are 25% of actions “Transaero”.
MOSCOW, 3 Nov. VTB will seek repayment of debts “Transaero”, including filing for bankruptcy, said the representative of the second Russian Bank assets.
In October, the co-owner of S7 airlines Vladislav Filev has signed an agreement to purchase not less than 51% of actions “Transaero”. On Monday evening it became known that Filev out of the transaction, current shareholders of the airline failed to consolidate the stake.
“The Bank will seek the return of all debts of the company and to defend their interests within the law, including the filing of bankruptcy”, — said the representative of the press service of VTB, commenting on the new circumstances emerging around “Transaero”.
The Bank did not comment on the situation with 25% of actions “Transaero” being in the pledge.
Transaero airlines has been unable to service debts, which form together with the leasing obligations of about 250 billion rubles. Her tickets aren’t sold, but flying the airlines is prohibited from October 26. Passengers transported by the airlines of Aeroflot group, and others. A number of creditors have filed lawsuits on bankruptcy “Transaero”.