Former Bankas Snoras AB owner Vladimir Antonov, who is fighting extradition to Lithuania to face fraud charges, lost a U.K. court ruling to lift a freeze of his assets and delay a related civil lawsuit.
Vladimir Antonov , the Russian investor who helped finance Spyker Cars NV’s purchase of Saab Automobile, is in talks with General Motors Co. to become a shareholder in Saab, Svenska Dagbladet reported, citing Antonov.
Latvia froze assets, including a house and 14 luxury cars, that belong to Vladimir Antonov after regulators halted operations at his Latvijas Krajbanka AS last week, TV3’s Neka Personiga reported, citing the police.
Vladimir Antonov, who is fighting extradition to Lithuania after that country’s government seized his Bankas Snoras AB, said he had invested about 50 million euros ($65.1 million) in Latvia’s unprofitable AirBaltic AS.
Daniel Mudd, the former chief executive officer of Fannie Mae, and Richard Syron, ex-CEO of Freddie Mac, were sued by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for understating by hundreds of billions of dollars the subprime loans held by the firms.
Vladimir Antonov , the Russian investor who helped finance Spyker Cars NV’s purchase of Saab Automobile, said he is in talks with Sweden’s National Debt Office about acquiring a stake in Saab Automobile AB.
The European Investment Bank is making "unreasonable" demands on a finance plan for Saab Automobile, Dagens Industri reported, citing Lars Carlstrom, a spokesman for Russian billionaire Vladimir Antonov.