Ihor Kolomoyskyi Businessperson
Ihor Valeriyovych Kolomoyskyi (Ukrainian: Ігор Валерійович Коломойський; Russian: Игорь Валерьевич Коломойский, Igor Kolomoiskyi; born February 13, 1963 in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukrainian SSR) is a Ukrainian business oligarch and Jewish community activist. Kolomoyskyi is the leading partner of the Privat Group and a de-facto chairman of the FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk.. Kolomoyskyi is rated the second or third richest person in Ukraine (after Rinat Akhmetov or/and Viktor Pinchuk). Kolomoyskyi graduated from the Dnipropetrovsk Metallurgical Institute in 1985. Married, he has two children. Kolomoyskyi is the co-founder of the PrivatBank (and its informal Privat Group, respectively) and was appointed Chairman of its Board of Directors in 1997. Other fields of activity include: Ferroalloys, finances, oil products, mass media, metal and petroleum industries (also in Russia and Romania). Kolomoyskyi is also the vice-president of the Football Federation of Ukraine. In October 2008 Kolomoyskyi was elected as president of the United Jewish Community of Ukraine. Through PrivatBank he controls Aerosvit Airlines, Dniproavia and Donbassaero.
|Date of birth|
|February 13th, 1963|
1. Privat Group
The Privat Group, or PrivatBank Group is a global business group, based in Ukraine and grouped around the Privatbank. Privat Group controls thousands of companies of virtually every industry in Ukraine, European Union, Georgia, Ghana, Russia, Romania, United States and other countries. Steel, oil & gas, chemical and energy are sectors of the group's prime influence and expertise. None of the group's capital is publicly traded on the stock exchange. The group is controlled by the billionaire businessmen Henadiy Boholyubov, Oleksiy Martynov, and Ihor Kolomoyskyi. Being a business oligarch entity, Privat Group controls some prominent Ukrainian media, maintains close relations with politicians and sponsors professional sports. Key businesses of the group are based in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, which is regarded as its “homeland”. Group's founding owners are natives of Dnipropetrovsk and made their entire career there.
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PrivatBank is the largest commercial bank in Ukraine, in terms of the number of clients, assets value, loan portfolio and taxes paid to the national budget. PrivatBank has its headquarters in Dnipropetrovsk, in central Ukraine. In March 2014 was named by the American review Global Finance as "the Best Bank in Ukraine for 2014" while British magazine "The Banker" in November 2013 named again the same bank as "the Bank of the year 2013 in Ukraine". According to Moody's Investors Service it has the best "Bank Financial Strength Rating" among all others rated banks in Ukraine. On 9 October 2013 Fitch Ratings rated PrivatBank 'A-' with stable outlook and affirmed on 14 February 2014. On 13 August 2014 Standard & Poor's raised its rating outlook to 'stable' due to the better liquidity ratio than peers in the Ukrainian banking system. More than 30 thousand people are employed with the bank system. By the results of banking market survey, conducted by GFK Ukraine, PrivatBank services are used by one out of three Ukrainian banks clients, and one out of four uses a wide range of services and considers PrivatBank as his/her main bank.