The Chief Directorate of the Central Bank of Russia in the Samara region registered Fia-Bank’s decision to issue additional shares. The issue will include 6,624,000 common registered non-documentary shares with Rub 10.00 par value each for a total of Rub 66.24 mln.

After the SPO East Capital Explorer Financial Institutions Fund AB will gain 19.99% of the lender’s common shares. Following the additional share issue, the lending institution’s charter capital will come to Rub 406.24 mln and equity will be over Rub 1.7 bln. The decision on the entry into the company’s shareholding structure was adopted after the negotiations between the bank’s management and representatives of Swedish investment fund East Capital Explorer Financial Institutions Fund AB. The transaction price is Rub 570 mln.

According to the data from news agency Banki.ru and Interfax-CEA, Fia-Bank’s net assets equal Rub 10.40 bln (158th place in Russia). The lending institution is a member of the national deposit insurance system.