Business news from Ukraine

BANK CREDIT DNEPR BOOSTS CHARTER CAPITAL BY 43%

Bank Credit Dnepr (Kyiv) is boosting its charter capital by UAH 1.173 billion or 43.1%, to UAH 3.893 billion via an additional issue of shares.
The bank reported in the information disclosure system of the National Commission for Securities and the Stock Market, the decision was made by the only shareholder in the bank on November 5.
The bank will privately place the additionally issued shares with a face value of UAH 1. The sole shareholder will buy the shares.
According to a press release from the Bank Credit Dnepr, referring to Board Chairperson Olena Malynska, this capitalization program is an integral part of the restructuring plan developed according to the results of the bank’s stress testing by the regulator and in accordance with its recommendations.
“The shareholder capitalizes the bank for the fourth time in three years, thus confirming confidence in the success of the post-crisis business strategy of the financial institution. Our further systematic work to improve the financial performance and asset quality, increase efficiency and the volume of new business, along with systemic support from the shareholder guarantee the implementation of the restructuring plan in a timely manner and provide an opportunity to start a sustainable profitable activity,” Malynska said.
Bank Credit Dnepr was founded in 1993. Its sole shareholder is Brancroft Enterprises Limited, which indirectly belongs to Victor Pinchuk.
The bank ranked 21st among 83 operating banks in the country as of July 1, 2018 in terms of total assets (UAH 9.08 billion), according to the NBU.

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KYIV CITY COUNCIL EXPANDS CHARTER CAPITAL OF KYIVTEPLOENERGO BY UAH 196 MLN

The Kyiv City Council at a plenary session on Thursday has amended the city’s budget for 2018, expanding the charter capital of municipal enterprise Kyivteploenergo by UAH 196 million.
The press service of the Kyiv City Council reported that the revenue target of the general fund of Kyiv’s budget was met by 108.4% in January-September 2018, which gave grounds for reviewing the revenues and expenditure of the document.
It was decided to assign UAH 196 million to expand the charter capital of Kyivteploenergo and UAH 100 million for education (payment of wages to teachers).

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ALPARI BANK INCREASES CHARTER CAPITAL BY 16%

Alpari Bank (Kyiv) has increased its charter capital by UAH 32 million or 16%, to UAH 232 million via an additional issue of shares, the bank has reported in the information disclosure system of the National Commission for Securities and the Stock Market.
The NBU registered Alpari Bank on October 26, 2012.
According to the central bank, as of January 1, 2018, the sole shareholder in the bank was Bakhtari Hedayat-Allah Musa.
According to the regulator, the bank ranked 81st among 84 operating banks as of June 1, 2018, in terms of total assets worth UAH 264.018 million.

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KYIVKHLIB INCREASES CHARTER CAPITAL BY 10%

PrJSC Kyivkhlib, the largest bread producer in Kyiv, is increasing its charter capital by UAH 3.9 million or 9.8%, to UAH 43.5 million via an additional issue of shares.
According to a company report in the information disclosure system of the National Commission for Securities and the Stock Market, the decision to increase the charter capital was made by the company’s shareholders at a general meeting on October 5.
The company said that the shares will be placed privately. The holders of ordinary nominal shares have priority in buying the shares being placed proportionally to their stakes in the company. The shares will be placed at UAH 0.05 per share, which equals to its face value.
The company in 2017 saw UAH 15.27 million of net profit, which is 21.6% less than a year ago.
PJSC Kyivkhlib was established in 1996 through the reorganization of state enterprise Kyivkhlibprom. It is the largest producer of bread and bakery goods in Kyiv. The company includes nine production sites in the capital and Kyiv region.

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BANK CREDIT DNEPR INCREASESS CHARTER CAPITAL BY 78.8%

Bank Credit Dnepr (Kyiv) has increased its charter capital by UAH 1.199 billion, or 78.8%, to UAH 2.72 billion through an additional share issue.
According to a press release of the financial institution, on August 15 the bank registered the new wording of the charter in connection with the increase of the charter capital.
Capitalization was carried out by a private placement of additionally issued shares.
Bank Credit Dnepr was founded in 1993. Its sole shareholder is Brancroft Enterprises Limited, which indirectly belongs to Victor Pinchuk.
The bank ranked 21st among 84 operating banks in the country as of June 1, 2018 in terms of total assets (UAH 9.439 billion), according to the National Bank of Ukraine.

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UKRAINIAN AGRO-INSURANCE COMPANY INCREASES CHARTER CAPITAL BY 25%

PrJSC Ukrainian Agro-Insurance Company (UAIC, Cherkasy) will increase charter capital by 25%, to UAH 15 million through the private placement of common registered shares at a price of UAH 477.48 per share to the tune of UAH 3 million. The face value of one share is UAH 171.43.
This decision was taken by the company’s shareholders at a meeting on June 26, 2018, the company said in an official statement. As reported, UAIC was in the red in 2017 and its net loss totaled UAH 20.3 million against UAH 10.207 million in net profit in 2016.
Over the year, its assets grew by 7.5%, to UAH 53.7 million. Its net worth as of December 31, 2017 decreased by 40%, to UAH 30.714 million, cash and cash equivalents increased by 46.3%, to UAH 16.581 million. Accounts receivable amounted to UAH 4.391 million (UAH 33.016 million in 2016).
UAIC’s long-term liabilities grew by 23%, to UAH 7.6 million, current liabilities are estimated at UAH 15.831 million (UAH 815,000 in 2016). Its charter capital remained unchanged in 2017 and stood at UAH 12 million.
PrJSC Ukrainian Agro-Insurance Company (IC Salamander-Dnepr) has been operating on the market since 1995. The National Commission for the State Regulation of Financial Services on April 13, 2017, allowed Dobrobut agricultural firm to acquire a 75.59% stake in the insurer. According to the Unified State Register, 98.26% of Dobrobut’s charter capital belongs to LLC Astarta-Kyiv Firm.

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