The court at the request of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation declared bankrupt Mezhtopenergobank


Moscow. September 20. INTERFAX.RU – the Moscow Arbitration court on Wednesday at the request of Bank of Russia declared bankrupt Moscow Mezhtopenergobank, the correspondent of “Interfax” from a court.

The court opened bankruptcy proceedings against the debtor and approved by the bankruptcy Trustee, the Agency on insurance of contributions (ASV). The DIA report on the work done scheduled for September 20, 2018.

Speaking at the meeting, the representative of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation reported that on the date of revocation of the license (July 20) the assets of the Bank amounted to about 20 billion rubles, and liabilities – more than 30 billion rubles. Thus, said the representative, the obligations exceeded the value of assets by 10 billion rubles.

Representatives of the Bank of Russia and the interim administration has asked the court to declare Mezhtopenergobank bankrupt.

The Bank of Russia revoked the license for banking operations of Mezhtopenergobank from July 20. “Mezhtopenergobank placed funds in low-quality assets, including in the construction and investment spheres, and failed to adequately assess credit risks. The Bank made loans to companies that are not leading to real economic activity”, – stated in the message controller.

In addition, the credit institution does not comply with the requirements of the legislation and statutory acts of Bank of Russia in the field of combating the legalization (laundering) of incomes obtained in a criminal way and financing of terrorism in terms of identifying transactions subject to mandatory control, as well as the submission of the required information to the authorized body.

The controller repeatedly applied to the Bank’s Supervisory response measures., including twice introduced restrictions on attracting deposits of the population. “The management and owners of Bank didn’t take effective measures on normalization of its activity. Moreover, their actions showed signs of dishonest behavior, expressed in the withdrawal of assets to the detriment of creditors ‘interests”, – stressed the Central Bank.

Mezhtopenergobank due to the unsatisfactory quality of assets not generating sufficient cash flow, they have been unable to timely fulfill obligations to creditors.

The Bank appointed a temporary administration until the appointment of a bankruptcy Trustee or liquidator. The powers of the Executive bodies of the credit institution in accordance with the Federal laws are suspended.

The Bank is the participant of system of insurance of contributions.

Mezhtopenergobank in the first quarter of 2017 took 93rd place in terms of assets in ranking “Interfax-100” prepared “Interfax-TSEA”. According to the Bank of Russia, on July 1 of the current year by total assets this credit was ranked 108-th place in the Russian banking system.

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