Vedomosti: SK began a preliminary examination of the company Boris mints
Russia’s investigative Committee conducts a preliminary examination of O1 Group, which is owned by businessman Boris Mints. On 30 may, wrote the newspaper “Vedomosti” referring to a law enforcement officer and friend of the mints.
The newspaper’s sources reported that the test started according to the head of the Bank “FC Opening” Mikhail Zadornov. The interviewee said that the reason for the test could be the appearance on the balance sheet of the Bank bonds “O1 group Finance” (part of O1 Group).
Representatives of O1 Group and “FC Opening” has not yet commented on this information.
In August 2017, shortly before the reorganization of the Bank, the company mints placed two packages of bonds for a total amount of 65 billion rubles. About 30 billion of borrowed funds O1 Group spent on repayment of loans to “FC Opening”. Later, the Bank filed a lawsuit in the Moscow Arbitration court asking to invalidate a few transactions with the company.
On may 27, “Vedomosti” wrote that Boris mints and his sons went to London “because of the tense situation,” with the business. Now the businessman is negotiating the sale of the underlying asset — O1 Properties Cyprus firm RT&I. According to sources of the newspaper, the proportion of mints in O1 Properties will be transferred to the new owner for the debts. Businessman Moscow credit Bank, 25 billion roubles.