Friday May 29, 2020

Oligarch’s Russian airport raised $1bn through Dublin firm

Domodedovo airport is owned by Dmitri Kamenshchik, who started building his fortune by running international cargo flights out of Moscow following the collapse of the USSR

6th May, 2018
Domodedovo in Russia Pic: Getty

Russia’s largest airport, which is owned by a billionaire oligarch and was the site of a deadly suicide bombing in 2011, has raised almost $1 billion through a Dublin shelf company in the last five years.

DME Airport Designated Activity Company, an Irish company which is linked to Domodedovo airport, raised the money through three separate loan note issuances in 2013, 2016, and again in February of this year.

In total, the company has issued loan notes...

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