In the Russian regions began payments to depositors of the Bank “Ugra”


TASS, July 20. In the regions of Russia began the insurance payment to depositors of the Bank “Ugra”. In Severodvinsk, Arkhangelsk region and Murmansk began to pay the Bank VTB24, told TASS at the call center of the Bank.

“While payments commenced in the Bank’s offices in Severodvinsk. We recommended to send clients. In Arkhangelsk while such offices are not, where the payment is made insurance payments to depositors of the Bank “Ugra”. Also in Murmansk started insurance payments”, – said in a call centre.

All depositors of the Bank “Ugra” are distributed in different financial organizations by the first letter of the surname. According to Agency on insurance of contributions (ASV), VTB24 took full responsibility for payments to depositors of “Ugra” in such regions as the Urals Federal district Kurgan region, Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug and in the city of Tobolsk, Tyumen region. In the Tyumen region (excluding the city of Tobolsk), Chelyabinsk and Sverdlovsk region, the Bank will make insurance payments to people whose surname begins with the letters U to Z. In the Urals Sberbank TASS explained that the Bank begins payments to depositors of “Ugra” from the 20th of July. Payments will be made in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous district-Yugra those people whose surname begins with the letters P to z, Sverdlovsk, Tyumen (in addition to the city of Tobolsk) and Chelyabinsk regions those people whose name starts with the letters from U to Z. “Payments are not conducted in all offices of Sberbank. To specify the address of the office where the payment is made, you need to call the hotline of the Bank”, – explained TASS the representative of the savings Bank.

In the Urals Sberbank TASS explained that the Bank begins payments to depositors of “Ugra” from the 20th of July. Payments will be made in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous district-Yugra those people whose surname begins with the letters P to z, Sverdlovsk, Tyumen (in addition to the city of Tobolsk) and Chelyabinsk regions those people whose name starts with the letters from U to Z. “Payments are not conducted in all offices of Sberbank. To specify the address of the office where the payment is made, you need to call the hotline of the Bank”, – explained TASS the representative of the savings Bank.

Payments in KHMAO

“Bank “Discovery” has started the payment of insurance compensation to depositors of the Bank “Ugra” to individuals and individual entrepreneurs residing in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous district”, – reported the press service of the Bank.

Each agent Bank is authorized to pay compensation to a specific group of investors, “Discovery” will be paid to natural persons and individual entrepreneurs of Ugra, whose names begin with the letters A-Z, A-O, said the report.

Depositors – individual entrepreneurs can get paid without coming to the Bank via remote banking for entrepreneurs “Point”, which is a branch of OTKRITIE Bank, said in a press-service of the Bank. To make the payment on the Bank’s website “Point”. Depositors – individual entrepreneurs receive a payout strictly on the current account, physical persons can choose on account or in cash.

The Central Bank imposed temporary administration and a moratorium on satisfaction of creditors ‘ claims in the Bank “Ugra” July 10, due to unstable financial situation.

According to the Bank “FC Opening”, the Agency will begin payments July 20, people whose names start from the letter A to the letter O. All payments will be made in 27 settlements of Khanty-Mansiysk.

Payments to SFO

Insurance payments to depositors of the Bank “Ugra” has begun in the regions of the Siberian Federal district (SFD). This was reported by TASS in the banks-agents who are assigned to make payments.

“Payments began. Siberian Bank makes payments in the Novosibirsk region and Krasnoyarsk region”, – explained TASS in the press service of the Siberian Bank of Sberbank of Russia.

The start of payments was also confirmed in the VTB 24. In representation of Agency on insurance of contributions (ASV) to SFO TASS also reported that the register of depositors transferred to the agent banks, and payment will be July 20. In addition to Sberbank and VTB 24 are realized by the Bank URALSIB, OTKRITIE Bank and Rosselkhozbank.

About the situation with the Bank “Ugra”

Earlier, the Central Bank introduced a temporary administration and the moratorium on satisfaction of creditors in the Bank “Ugra” on 10 July, describing the cause of the precarious financial position of the Bank. Central Bank was suspected of Bank false statements, manipulation of deposits and the possible withdrawal of assets. The total amount of insurance payments to Bank depositors is estimated at 170 billion rubles, it is the largest insured event in the history of the Deposit insurance system in Russia.

The day before the start of insurance payments the Supervisory authority has sent CBR a protest against the introduction of temporary administration and a moratorium on payments to creditors of the Bank “Ugra”.

The Bank “Ugra” was founded in 1990, its majority shareholder is businessman Alexei Khotin, which controls 52.5 per cent of the capital of credit institutions. Until June 2017, the Bank’s controlling shareholder was the Swiss company Radamant Financial AG (52,42% of the shares, the shares were purchased in 2015) under the control of Khotin (according to the media, co-owner of the Moscow shopping center “Gorbushkin yard”, “Filion”, “Krasnyy Bogatyr” and others). Even 35,42% of the shares were owned by nine shareholders, including Khotyn (0,48%).

In June, the Federal Antimonopoly service of Russia has approved the petition of the shareholders of “Ugra” on the transfer 86,83% of the voting shares of Bank of the Russian JSC “Direct investments” (registered 5 April 2017, the head of the company – the President of the Bank “Ugra” Alexey Nefedov). In this case, the beneficiary of a controlling stake (60,37%) of “Direct investment” is Radamant Financial and 39,62% of shares belong to physical persons – owners of the Bank “Ugra”.

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