MOSCOW, September 9 (RAPSI) – The Bank of Moscow from the VTB Group has filed a new lawsuit at the Moscow Commercial Court to request that it declare the freight transportation company Spetsenergotrans bankrupt.
A date for the hearing hasn’t been set yet.
On August 18, the court dismissed the Bank of Moscow’s application for the bankruptcy of Spetsenergotrans, a transportation subsidiary of the Stroygazconsulting Group of Companies (SGC), reportedly at the bank’s request.
Alfa Bank, the Credit Bank of Moscow and Otkritie Bank have all recently filed lawsuits against SGC and its subsidiaries, for more than 30 billion rubles (about $436 mln) in total.
Spetsenergotrans was established in 2008 to deliver freight for steel, energy and construction companies.
The Stroygazconsulting Group of Companies (SGC) is a major construction holding focused on the development of oil and gas condensate formations and the construction of compressor stations, pipelines, highways and bridges, as well as railways and metro lines. In 2008-2012, SGC’s contract portfolio exceeded 800 billion rubles ($11.6 bln).
The Bank of Moscow is one of Russia’s largest universal banks providing financial services to corporate clients and individuals. The bank’s principal shareholder is VTB Bank (96.88%).