Uralsib Bank is inherited by Vladimir Kogan’s wife
UFA, 25 December 2019. /Bashinform News Agency/ translated by Tatiana Aksyutina/.
Lyudmila Kogan became the main owner of Uralsib Bank, which received an 81.81% stake in the bank after the death of her husband. Vladimir Kogan died of a stroke at the end of June 2019 at the age of 56. Six months later, her rights came into force. According to RBC, she is the only heiress to whom all property was transferred from the estate. In 2018, Forbes estimated the fortune of Vladimir Kogan at $ 1.1 billion. The current market value of the block of shares of Uralsib Bank at the Moscow Exchange is $ 444 million.
In 2015, the St. Petersburg businessman became an Uralsib turn-around manager and attracted Deposit Insurance Agency funds in the form of two loans: 14 billion rubles for a period of 6 years and 67 billion for ten years for additional capitalization. Now Lyudmila Kogan will become the bank’s turn-around manager, her candidacy has been submitted to the Central Bank.