Transaero-Finance LLC acquired a 9.35% equity stake in OJSC TRANSAERO Airlines from OJSC Rosgosstrakh Bank, the airline informed.
As a result of the securities purchase/sale transaction, Transaero-Finance increased its equity position in Transaero to 13.59% from 4.24%, while Bank Rosgosstrakh's stake decreased to 3.35% from 12.71%.
Transaero-Finance LLC (St. Petersburg, tax number: 7710601619) was established on October 3, 2005 by decision of its sole founder OJSC TRANSAERO Airlines. The company's core businesses include the leasing of unmanned machinery and equipment, renting of personal and household goods.
OJSC TRANSAERO Airlines (tax number: 5701000985) was established 1990. Flights began on November 5, 1991. The company's fleet consists of B747, B777, B767, B737 and Tu-214 airliners.
IFRS net profit of Transaero for H1 2013 grew by 68.6% to RUB 464.034 million from RUB 275.281 million for the same period in 2012. Revenue from air transportation and other services increased by 17.8% to RUB 45.512 billion from RUB 38.644 billion.
According to the information and retrieval system DataCapital, RAS net profit of OJSC TRANSAERO Airlines for 9 months 2013 grew by 19.68% to RUB 736.379 million from RUB 615.306 million the year before. Revenue increased by 16.72% to RUB 83.677 billion from RUB 71.689 billion, sales profit decreased by 26.67% to RUB 4.099 billion from RUB 5.59 billion, pre-tax profit grew by 1.75% to RUB 1.038 billion from RUB 1.02 billion.
OJSC Rosgosstrakh Bank (RGS Bank, former Rus-Bank, tax number: 7718105676) established in 1994 is among 30 major Banks of the Russian Federation. The bank focuses on lending to SME businesses and provision of banking services to private customers.
IFRS net profit of RGS Bank for 2011 increased by 17% year-on-year to RUB 1.33 billion. Net profit of Rosgosstrakh Bank for 2012 was RUB 2.4 billion.