Date: 4 months ago   Category: Economy

FT: the American businessmen can refuse participation in PIEF because of business of Baring Vostok — Rambler News Service


Photo: Ramil Sitdikov/RIA Novosti of the Head of the American companies and the American officials can refuse participation in the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) because of arrest of the founder of Baring Vostok investment fund Michael Kalvi, the Financial Times newspaper with reference to sources reports. In particular, according to the newspaper, the US Ambassador to Russia John Huntsman at a meeting with representatives of the American business in February said that PIEF will not visit until Michael Kalvi remains under arrest. The U.S. Embassy in Russia refused comments. Interlocutors of the edition added that representatives and heads of the largest American companies can also refrain from visit of a forum. As the newspaper notes, since the beginning of business of Baring Vostok several American companies cancelled the planned trips of employees to Russia or addressed for consultations on safety issues of the American employees in the country. The press service of PIEF reported to the newspaper that accreditation on a forum is open up to its beginning, and added that the American delegation traditionally is one of the largest on PIEF. On February 15 Basmanny Court arrested on the case of large scale fraud of partners of Baring Vostok of Philip Delpal and Vagan Abgaryan, the director of the company on investments Ivan Zyuzin, the former head of Vostochny bank Alexey Kordichev and the CEO of "The first collection bureau" Maxim Vladimirov. On February 16 the court arrested till April 13 of the founder of fund Michael Kalvi. According to the investigators, suspects stole 2.5 billion rubles as a result of the transaction on transfer of 60% of a share in the International financial technology group company belonging to Kalvi on account of repayment of a debt of "The first collection bureau" to Vostochny bank. The investigation believes that stock value did not exceed 600 thousand rubles whereas protection insisted on fair assessment in 3 billion rubles.

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