Inter Media Group
Inter Media Group Limited was founded in 2005 and was formerly known as U.A. Inter Media Group Limited. It includes 8 TV-channels, web-sites @Music and Podrobnosti, advertisment companies (LLC Interactive marketing) and production companies. The group owns 100% of cnannels NTN, K1, K2, Mega and Zoom, and 90% of Inter, Enter-Film and Pixel. Inter Media Group Limited operates as a subsidiary of GDF Media Ltd. since February 2013.
Limited Liability Company
Advertisment: LLC “Interactive marketing” Telecomunication services: LLC “VIS Teleport”, Production: LLC “Direct sight acquisition”, LLC “07 Production” Distribution: LLC “Thorsat”. LLC “Highline media” Education: Inteschool
Born in Kyiv, graduated from the National University of Kyiv. According to “Kommersant”, in 2013 Valeriy Khoroshkovskyi sold his share in “Inter Media Group” to Dmytro Firtash. In 2010-2012 was the head of SSU (Security Service of Ukraine). In January 2012 he was inducted as Minister of Finance of Ukraine, in February 2012 as Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine. He retired at the end of 2012. As of 31 December 2015 he owns an important share of “Inter Group” TV channels, such as Inter, K1, K2, Mega, Pixel, Zoom, Enter-film. Related to this business are also his wife Olena Khoroshkovska (was Inter Media Group Director), his children Denis, Oleksandr and Kateryna, his mother Olga Khoroshkovska, sister Natalia Yanovitska and her husband Valeriy Spasichenko, nephews Evgyan Yanovitskiy and Natalia Bilous.
Born in 1965 in Ternopilshchyna. He had started his business career with commercial operations. In year 2004 he was one of the founders of “RosUkrEnergo” company, created for gas transit through Ukraine.
In 2007 he created a worldwide enterprise Group DF (The Firtash Group of Companies).
The company joins together gas and chemical enterprises, his media businesses “Inter Media Group Limited”, banking, agriculture and real estate business.
Head of Federation of Employers of Ukraine. Lives in Austria, there are two criminal charges against him in Ukraine, he is also wanted in the US on charges of bribery.
He is rewarded with the Order of St. Seraphym (second class, an award from Russian Orthodox Church). Married, has two children.
Other TV Outlets
Inter TV (10.62%), http://inter.ua/
Other Online Outlets
music.com.ua (LLC “Interactive marketing”)
TV product distribution | LLC “Direct Site Acquisition”, final owner #
Advertising | LLC “Torsat”, final owner #
Sales | LLC “Highline Media”, final owner, sponsor project sale of Group's TV channels #
Production | LLC “07 Production”, final owner #
Content production | LLC “National Information Systems”, final owner #
Online teletext services | LLC “VIA Teleport”, final owner, content provider, online votes service, http://www.intertext.ua/ #
TV Broadcasting | Inter, NTN, Mega, K1, K2, Zoom TV, Enter-Film, Pixel #
Online | Podrobnosty, Music News
Inter Media Group Limited (Cyprus) is owned for 50% by GDF Medis Limitedand for 50% by K.H. Media
Revenue (Financial Data/ Optional)
Operating Profit (in Mill. $)
Advertising (in % of total funding)
Ms. Hanna Bezliudna the Head
Mr. Olha Zadorozhna General Director of the K1 Television Channel
Mr. Lavrenty Malazoniya Chair of Information and Analytical Programs Editorial Office
Mr. Serhiy Sozanovskyi General Manager
Mr. Anton Nikitin Director of National Information Systems Company
Head of channel's management – Yegor Benkendorf
Members of supervisory council (data for 2013):
Borys Krasnianskyi (Head of the supervisory council), is responsible for corporate questions.
Ganna Bezliudna – is responsible for strategy and developing of TV business, Head of Federation of Media Employers of Ukraine.
Robert Shettler Jones – head of GDF MEDIA.
Myroslava Karajeva – representative of LLC “Pegastelebachennya”, Representative of Vacea Ventures Limited
Other Influential People
Ihor Shuvalov, vice Director of Development of “National Informational Systems” company.
About co-operation with DPR” http://detector.media/infospace/article/117599/2016-08-08-yak-same-telekanal-inter-spivpratsyuvav-z-dnr/
Scandal with speech of Maria Stolyarova in the Memorial Day of Nebesna Sostnya http://espreso.tv/news/2016/02/25/kerivnyctvo_quotinteruquot_poyasnylo_nacradi_kogo_obmatyukala_stolyarova
In March 2014 People's Deputy Mustafa Nayyem announced project of nationalization of “Inter” TV channel http://www.pravda.com.ua/rus/news/2014/03/14/7018768/
Reaction of the owners of the channel:
n 2011 “Inter Media Group” channels got the most digital broadcasting licences
New scandal in New Year time has begun because of anti-ukrainian artists on the airhttp://ru.telekritika.ua/pravo/2015-01-14/102524
Public allocution of Ukrainian Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov about criminal actions sued Lyovochkin and Shuvalovhttp://detector.media/infospace/article/118285/2016-08-31-avakov-vimagae-rozsliduvannya-shchodo-intera-i-deportatsii-shuvalova/
Most of the information is taken from public sources, website media group under reconstruction that making it difficult to find information on the structure and governance of the group.
On the site of Dmitry Firtash, in an interview of Valeriy Khoroshkovskyi to Forbes Ukraine, as well as numerous media reports said that in 2013, Valeriy Khoroshkovskyi sold his share in the group company DF Group, owned by Dmitry Firtash. In addition to the report of 2015 states that the agreement attached to the remaining 10% of shares of "Inter", which will complete the group of Dmitry Firtash stake channel. However, the ownership structure of Inter Group and other channels as of December 2015 reflected, although there is these changes that took place in February 2012, namely the purchase of shares in the 29% owned Channel One (Russia). So the owners of half of the company is still officially owned by Valeriy Khoroshkovskyi.
(2013, February 15). Телеканал. Сформовано наглядову раду і правління телеканалу. Retrieved in August 2016 from http://inter.ua/uk/news/2013/02/15/4984
State register of the National Council of Television and Radio Broadcasting of Ukraine. Retrieved in August 2016, from http://www.nrada.gov.ua/ua/derzhavniyreestr.html
Unified state register of the Ministry of justice of legal entities, individual entrepreneurs and civic formations. Retrieved in August 2016, from https://usr.minjust.gov.ua/
Stock market infrastructure development agency of Ukraine(SMIDA). Retrieved in August 2016, from http://smida.gov.ua/
Official web-site of GDF Group. Retrieved in August 2016, from http://groupdf.com/ru/
Bloomberg.com. Inter Media Group Limited: Private Company Information - Businessweek. Retrieved in August 2016, from http://www.bloomberg.com/research/stocks/private/snapshot.asp?privcapId=37849678
(2015, February 3). Особистий Сайт – Дмитро Васильович Фірташ. GROUP DF консолідувала 100% акцій телеканалу. Retrieved in August 2016 from http://ua.dmitryfirtash.com/event/1184
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(2004, November 12). Українська правда. Російське лобі Януковича - чи є кримінальний слід? Retrieved in August 2016 from http://www.pravda.com.ua/news/2004/11/12/3004145/
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