Two companies seek $15.5 million from founder of Carlo Pazolini
MOSCOW, December 18 (RAPSI) – Two firms have filed lawsuits with the Moscow Commercial Court seeking to include 915.8 million rubles (about $15.5 million) on the list of creditors' claims against owner of Carlo Pazolini shoe retailer Ilya Reznik, the court’s documents read.
The lawsuits filed by Croft Assets Corp and Invest Ltd. are to be reviewed on January 22.
On December 5, the court declared Reznik bankrupt.
On April 6, the court initiated the procedure of debt restructure against Reznik on ATB Bank’s request. On April 14, Alfa Bank filed an application seeking to include a 1.9-billion-ruble debt ($33.6 million) on the list. On May 31, several Russian companies and banks filed six applications with the Moscow Commercial Court asking to include 5.5 billion rubles (about $97.1 million) owed by Reznik on the list of creditors' claims.
Moreover, in late July, the court collected $11 million and €8.4 million in debt jointly from Carlo Pazolini Trade Ltd., Carlo Pazolini (Switzerland) SA., and Carlo Pazolini Participations in favor of NPL.
Carlo Pazolini brand was created in 1991. There are more than 180 company stores on Russia, Italy, China, Greece, Czech Republic, Ukraine, Azerbaijan and Moldova, according to the retailer’s website.