Different beneficial owners have been disclosed by the Arkadia group of companies, which according to journalist reports
is controlled by Volodymyr Halaternik.
Abrakadabra Design Association LLC (35178203) has indicated Olekdsandr Shevliakov as its beneficial owner in the Ukrainian register.. At the same time, UK company Abrakadabra creations ltd, which owns 100% shares of Abrakadabra, has indicated
Natalia Zinko as a beneficial owner in the UK register. Zinko is a well-known designer. She is the wife of Volodymyr Halaternik, a businessman from Odessa with reputation of a criminal, who is also known as the grey cardinal of Odessa. There are good reasons to believe that Natalia Zinko is the beneficiary of Abrakadabra.
According to media reports, Oleksandr Shevliakov is the husband
of Inna Shevliakova, who in turn is the owner
of Law Firm UK ltd in the UK. This firm services British companies affiliated with Halaternik. Since 2000, Oleg Degtyarov has been director of the Law firm UK Limited.
In the Ukrainian register, he is indicated as the beneficial owner of a number of legal entities, namely Arkadia-City LLC (37812482), Arkadia City LTD (39198809), IV-Immobilie LLC (36435543), Creata Center LLC ( 35881135), PE "Interinveststroy-2007" (34931064) and PE "Storm-57" (337221271). Media associate all these companies with Halaternik. The official owners of these Ukrainian companies are UK based Global world investments ltd
and Citi group development Ltd
. In both UK companies, German citizen Michael Berzun is indicated as the beneficial owner in the UK register. At the same time, the address for correspondence is indicated as City Group Office, 5 floor, Gretska Str, Odessa.
These facts allegedly indicate that Michael Berzun is, in fact, a nominal owner of British Global world investments ltd and Citi group development Ltd, and Oleg Degtiarov is a nominal owner of their Ukrainian subsidiaries. Allegedly the true beneficiary of all these legal entities is Volodymyr Halaternik.
Michael Berzun is indicated as a beneficial owner of Green planet Ltd
in the UK. According to media reports, this company controls media business
of Halaternik. Green planet Ltd owns 100% of the shares of GMG Group LLC (36044524). In the Ukrainian register, Igor Gusev is indicated as its beneficial owner. Although according to the UK register the beneficiary has been changed in May 2018. Moreover, Michael Berzun is the beneficial owner of all Ukrainian companies where GMG Group LLC (36044524) owns from 90% to 100% of shares, namely TRK Odessa Mama LLC (35828294), TRK Kupol LLC (13676632), TRK Andser LLC (24542639), TRK Club TV LLC (33659151) and TRK Kanal Family LLC (35640650).