The co-owner of the Privatbank largest in Ukraine (Dnepropetrovsk), the known Ukrainian businessman Igor Kolomoysky indirectly owns 50% of media - The Editor-in-chief — Media holding (Kiev).
About it it is reported in the quarterly report of media - Central European Media Enterprises (CME) groups, the owner of the Ukrainian TV channels "1+1 and Cinema Studio which in February, 2009 finished the transaction on purchase of 10% in "the Editor-in-chief - Media" at the founder of holding, People's Deputy of Ukraine (WELL-NANOSECOND fraction) of Alexander Tretyakov owning today of 40% of holding.
As it was reported, CME got 10%-a ny share in "the Editor-in-chief - Media" for $12 million. Then media - groups exchanged the shares in Kino and City TV channels: CME increased a share in "Cinema" from 60,4% to 100% in exchange for 60,4% of "City" and $10 million, reports "Interfax - Ukraine".
A part of media - The Editor-in-chief — Media holding are Glavred holding (the Internet - agency and the Glavred magazine), a site v-i-p.com.ua, a site Stars, the Novaya newspaper, the Profil magazine, the Internet - the Telekritika newspaper, and also City TV channels, news agency of the UNIAN and the capital daily edition "The Newspaper on — Kiev".
Kolomoysky also owns 3,83%-ache a share in CME.
CME, besides the Ukrainian TV channels, operates TV companies in Bulgaria (TV2 and Ring TV), Croatia (Nova TV), the Czech Republic (TV Nova, Nova Cinema, Nova Sport and MTV Czech), Romania (PRO TV, PRO TV International, Acasa, PRO Cinema, Sport.ro and MTV Romania), Slovakia (Markiza, Nova Sport and MTV Czech), and Slovenia (POP TV, Kanal A. ).