Brothers Klyuev couldn't find money for capitalization of "Prominvestbank" (PIB) therefore the National Bank decided it to nationalize. In NBU note that don't hurry to announce the decision as are under pressure from possible investors. Thus NBU board already prepared the offer to Cabinet of Ministers рекапиталитализировать PIB as the regulator has no means for return of deposits to investors.
The board of National bank in the evening on December 9 adopted the resolution which essence is reduced to "Prominvestbank" nationalization, reported to the Kommersant newspaper a source in board. According to him, inability of People's Deputies Andrey and Sergey Klyuev to carry out additional issue of stocks PIB on 900 million hryvnias became the basis for this purpose. "The first point of the document is decided to recommend to the interim administrator (the deputy chairman of NBU Vladimir Krotyuk) to cancel this issue because the term of a subscription to actions ended, - told a source. - The second - to recommend to the interim administrator to stop searches of possible investors among individuals, the third - to recommend to the Cabinet to act as the investor of bank. Still there are ten points which describe this procedure".
Other board members of NBU refused to confirm this information. "The decision isn't published, so it isn't accepted, - declared one of them. - In the morning (on December 11) on a site of National Bank there will be a press - release. From it also you learn that is accepted". Meanwhile the press - release isn't present. One more board member of NBU answered a question why information will so long be published, that the text of the document can be changed as on the chairman of NBU Vladimir Stelmakh pressure is carried out. "Adoption of the document was followed by calls, and the head could change the decision, - he told. - You know that deputies want to create the temporary commission on check of activity of NBU that people who wanted to take away PIB, had indulgences". It wasn't succeeded to receive comments of brothers Klyuev yesterday.
Vladimir Stelmakh didn't want to make comments on a situation."Why I have to you tell something? " - it beat off from journalists, but nevertheless admitted that will nationalize bank. "We will come to the second stage that there was not a capitalization, and recapitalization, - the head of NBU told. - And recapitalization is stated in the law on overcoming of financial crisis". He referred to that bank check by the regulator by results of which it will be possible to draw a conclusion on level of problem debt and necessary investments, isn't finished yet.
According to National Bank, for October 1 "Prominvestbank" among 178 banks took 6-е a place on assets (27,651 billion hryvnias) with authorized capital of 200,175 million hryvnias, obligations 24,05 billion hryvnias, from which 11,357 billion hryvnias - deposits of natural persons.
In NBU nationalization of PIB consider as a last resort, but the only remained opportunity to raise bank liquidity that is a condition for receiving the following tranche of the IMF. "The Fund of guaranteeing deposits of natural persons (for December 1 in assets - 2,919 billion hryvnias) won't have enough money for return investors of PIB, - the official of NBU explained. - We too have no so much money to trust it. And even if we will give, who and from what to us then it will return? " Meanwhile this decision isn't brought yet to PIB management. "I don't know anything about it", - the first deputy chairman of bank Igor Frantskevich declared. In the secretariat of Cabinet of Ministers reported that letters from NBU with the offer to recapitalize PIB didn't receive.