Tigipko mulling purchase of bank, insurer
The Ukrainian businessman, the founder and main shareholder of TAS Group, Sergiy Tigipko, is mulling the purchase of a bank and an insurance company.
"We are considering the purchase of another bank, another insurance company ... We buy something that gives us synergy," Tigipko said at the Kyiv International Economic Forum "Ten Successful Strategies for Attracting Investments" in Kyiv.
Speaking about the process of merger of TAScombank and VS Bank, Tigipko informed that by October 15 these banks will switch to a unified balance.
TAS Group was founded in 1998. It has assets in financial and industrial sectors, agriculture, real estate, pharmaceuticals, and venture projects. The financial sector of the group includes TAScombank, Universal Bank, VS Bank, two insurance companies and several other organizations.
According to the NBU, as of January 1, 2018 the main owner of TAScombank was Sergiy Tigipko, who owned 99.86851% of the securities.