Iranians wants to buy "Progress Bank" owned by soccer player Kaladze
On the eve, it became known that the Iranian "Investbank" expressed desire to purchase about 70 percent of the "Progress Bank", owned by the Georgian footballer Kakha Kaladze. According to "Business-Georgia", the negotiations between the parties on this issue should be completed in the foreseeable future.
As the partner of Iranian businessmen Nazee Alasania explained in an interview, it is possible that already next year, "Investbank" will announce an offer to purchase the remaining 30 percent of Georgian bank.
Recall, the information that famous Georgian soccer player Kakha Kaladze may go up for sale "Progress Bank", which he founded, appeared earlier this October.
Captain of Georgia's football team made this decision due to the difficulties faced by his group "Kala Capitals". At the same time, controlling ownership won't be sold, and the player will remain member of the executive board of the bank, stated earlier.
Prior to that, there were reports that Georgian government intends to examine the legality of the company "Arsenal City", owned by famous Georgian soccer player Kakha Kaladze.
"Arsenal City" has not fulfilled obligations to the state, and consequently, the state acquires legal services and start legal proceedings will begin. The state will act in accordance to the law", said Deputy Justice Minister Dmitri Dzagnidze.
It was reported that the debt of Kaladze's company to the state is about $ 20 million.