The confectionery business Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was launched in 2014 as an offshore company registered in British virgin Islands (BVI), found the international consortium of investigative journalists, which on Sunday published a major investigation, including the entourage of Vladimir Putin. The company in its declarations, the head of Ukraine did not specify.
Registered in 2014 in the British virgin Islands company, Prime Asset Partners Ltd. became the holding company for Ukrainian and Cyprus entities owned by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko Corporation “Roshen”, and the head of the state is its sole owner, to the documents of Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, published by the International consortium of investigative journalists on Sunday.
The request for the establishment of a new company in the interests of “person associated with politics”, it follows from the Mossack Fonseca, came to the Foundation Department from an employee of the law firm of Dr. K. Chrysostomides & Co LLC George John August 4, 2014. In it, the lawyer indicates that the formation of the “holding company for business”, to the political activities of his client it is to have a relationship will not.
The new company, Prime Asset Partners Ltd., was registered after 17 days in the British virgin Islands, reports the Ukrainian TV channel “the Stock TB” with reference to the Süddeutsche Zeitung, who was a partner in the investigation. The founding documents included a copy of the passport of President Poroshenko, is valid until 2019, as well as in Kyiv the heads of state. Source of funds the new company were to be “income from business”.
It clarifies the channel, the head of the state pointed the company in its returns for 2014-2015.
In preparing the material “Stock TB” has requested a review of the presidential party, which she was granted at the request of the presidential administration, his legal counsel, the firm’s managing Director ICU, Makar Pasenyuk. “The actual transfer of assets to a trust requires compliance with a large number of legal formalities. At the moment, the legal Advisor ensures compliance with such formalities,” — said in response to Pasenjuk.
He said that Prime Assets Ltd. was created to prepare for the sale of assets of the President, as required by law. In addition to this the company had established two agencies, he said, CEE Confectionery Investments Ltd. (registered in Cyprus in September 2014) and Roshen Europe B. V. (incorporated in the Netherlands in December 2014). Roshen Europe B. V. CEE Investments owned Confectionery, and that, in turn, of the Virginia company. The Declaration of the latter was not specified, because its shares “no par value”.
It clarifies the channel, according to the obtained content, the shares of Prime Assets Ltd. still cost $1000, the share value of its Cypriot subsidiary is $2000 and the authorized capital of the Dutch “granddaughter” is $85.