Temporary administration “FC Opening” written off funds from personal accounts of top managers of the Bank for its recapitalization. Sources of industry website “Banks.ru” argue that debt is referred to as directly the top management and branch managers and accountants and regional managers that have a personal account in the “Discovery”.
Managing Director of “FC Opening” Alexander Dmitriev confirmed to the website that “money from the accounts of employees and controlling persons charged in favour of the Bank.” According to him, this is a “mandatory step” for financial recovery of the organization.
One of interlocutors of the edition noted that “some regional Bank Manager now, in fact, blocked access to all of their available cash, including receipt of wages.”
Earlier, the head of the Central Bank Elvira Nabiullina said that the Bank of Russia plans to appeal the payment of dividends to the shareholders of the reorganized Bank “Opening” in the first half: according to her, it can be regarded as the withdrawal of assets from the Bank. The displeasure of the regulator caused by the fact that the managers “Open” has written himself annual bonuses at the level of previous years, despite the plight of financial institutions.
Central Bank announced a reorganization of the “Opening” on August 29. As recalled by the Republic, the Bank became the first undergoing financial rehabilitation under the new scheme, with the participation of the Fund the consolidation of the banking sector. While the Central Bank becomes the main shareholder, the mechanism of bail-in (the conversion of funds of lenders in the Bank’s shares) does not apply, the moratorium on satisfaction of requirements of creditors is entered.