Citibank and RDIF decided not to enter the capital of the national rating Agency

Moscow. November 19. Citibank and the Russian direct investment Fund will not enter the capital of the Analytical credit rating agencies (ACRA), said a source in the financial market.

Instead, shareholders, rating agencies will be Moscow credit Bank (ICB) and Sovcombank. In addition, was granted the request NPF “Welfare”.

Earlier, a source said that applications for participation in the Agency also filed Alfa-Bank, Rosgosstrakh, the structure of O1 Group Boris mints, Gazprombank, management company “Leader”, “Discovery holding”, the group “ONEXIM” Mikhail Prokhorov, “TMK”, “FGC UES”, Russian agricultural Bank, group of companies “Renova” Viktor Vekselberg, UniCredit Bank, Bank “St.-Petersburg” pension administrator “purchase specialized transport for pensions” (included in the Bin group of Mikhail Gutseriev and his family members), a savings Bank, Promsvyazbank, ROSBANK, VTB and AFK “System” Vladimir Yevtushenkov, “Severstal management” Alexey Mordashov, Raiffeisenbank, open company “Industrial investors” Sergey Generalova, “Moscow exchange” and JSC “Kommersant”.

Thus, shareholders of an ACRE will be 27 companies and banks. General meeting of the shareholders rating agencies will be held on Friday, November 20.

The Bank of Russia in late July announced the creation of a new rating Agency, which is tipped as rivals of the “big three”, criticized the Russian authorities for political motives by reducing the sovereign rating of the Russian Federation.

The Agency plan will be established before the end of 2015, and the first ratings will assign in the second and third quarters of 2016. The authorized capital of the new structure will be about 3 billion rubles, it will be distributed to the shareholders in equal shares.