Ananeva hired a team from Deutsche Bank for its investment in Cyprus

Alexei and Dmitry Ananeva, controlling, Bank Vozrozhdenie and Promsvyazbank, intend to build from scratch investment business in Cyprus, to which they invited several people from Deutsche Bank, writing in Monday “Vedomosti” with reference to the member of the Board of Directors of PSB Vladislav Khokhlov.

Ananeva, the status of each of them Forbes estimates at $1 billion, will invest €100 million in the capital of the company PSB Asset Management, said Khokhlov. PSB Asset Management received the first license in November 2015, the company plans to rename the Capital P. S., after which she will focus on work in capital markets, said a top Manager. According to him, the documents required for extension of licenses already sent to the Cypriot regulator CySec. CySec at the request of the newspaper about comments did not answer.

According to Khokhlova, to develop a new business direction to key partners Ananeva invited seven people from Deutsche Bank: Anton Likhodedov, former managing Director of the unit for emerging markets at Deutsche Bank in London, co-Director of Department of trading operations in Russia and CIS Maxim Lojevsky, Roman Zuleika, who headed the Department of trading in derivative financial instruments in the Moscow office of Deutsche Bank, as well as Vlad Gubsky, Alexander Suvorov, Alexander Kurapova, and Ildar Farshatova. Maxim Lojevsky confirmed information about the transition to PSB Asset Management.

In September 2015, the Deutsche Bank, the Russian “daughter” of Deutsche Bank, reported on optimization of its Russian subsidiary for investment banking services within the framework of the revision of its geography. The Bank said that the decision was made “to simplify processes, minimize costs and risks and the efficient use of capital.” A source close to the head office of the Bank in Germany, said that the Bank will close its core business in Russia — trade securities, bringing it up to 55% of revenue.

In June it became known that the chief Executive officer of Deutsche Bank’s Pavel Teplukhin August 1, leaving his post. A source familiar with Teplukhina, told me that Teplukhin will also travel to Cyprus and together with the former colleagues from “Three dialogue” will create there company asset management, the strategy which will invest in Russia, CIS and emerging markets.