The 5 Channel is formed by two legal enttites: LLC “TV Broadcasting Company "NBM”, that has a license to broadcast under the name “5 Channel”, and LLC "TV Broadcasting Company “Expres Inform” that owns a license for satellite broadcasting under the name “5+”. Besides, on the frequencies of 5+ such outlets as NewsOne, ICTV, Ru-Music and O-TV appear from time to time. 5 Channel first appeared on air in September 2003 as a news channel.
Media Companies / Groups
The Channel is formed by two legal enttites: LLC “TV Broadcasting Company "NBM”, that has a license to broadcast under the name “5 Channel”, and LLC "TV Broadcasting Company “Expres Inform” that owns a license for satellite broadcasting under the name “5+”. # TRK NBM was founded by PJSC “Prime Assets Capital” where the final beneficiary is Petro Poroshenko, the fifth President of Ukraine. Thus, 90% of TRK Expres-Inform belong to Poroshenko through Prime Assets Capital, and only 10% are owned by Vladyslav Liasovsky through LLC “Prestige Group”. At the same time, TRK NBM has a subsidiary company TRK NBM-Zaporizhzhia. LLC Prestige Group and its director Oleksandr Adamenko are founders of LLC "TV Broadcasting Company “Expres Inform TV”, which specialises in TV production. Both companies that own 5 Channel (“Prime Assets Capital” and “Prestige Group”) are founders of the TV channel called “TRT” (Truskavets).
Affiliated Interests Founder
Petro Poroshenko, born on 26 September 1965 in Odessa region, he holds a PhD from the Faculty of International Relations at Kyiv National T. G. Shevchenko University. Poroshenko is a Ukrainian businessman and politician. Since 2014 he is the fifth President of Ukraine.
Speaking about Poroshenko’s business interests, he has mainly been involved in food industry (i.e. a confectionary company “Roshen”) and machine building industry (i.e. “Ukrprominvest”). As a CEO of Ukrprominvest company, his business was connected to his father Oleksiy Poroshenko and Ihor Kononenko who is now a deputy head of Poroshenko’s block in Verkhovna Rada.
In media business, Poroshenko’s partner was Boris Lozhkin – the founder of United Media Group and a former Head of Administration of the President Poroshenko (2014-2016). In 2007 Poroshenko sold his radio “Retro FM” (former name was “Radio 5”) to the United Media Holding. In 2013 Poroshenko sold his 50% to “Nashe Radio”, and KP media (Korrespondent magazine, newspaper Komsomolska Pravda in Ukraine, web-sites korrespondent.net and bigmir.net) to his partner – the owner of the other 50%, United Media Holding.
As a politician Petro Poroshenko was an MP, Deputy Head of The National Bank of Ukraine, and Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine. Now he is the fifth President of Ukraine.
Ivan Adamchuk, Chief Executive Officer
Affiliated Interests Ceo
Member of the General Assembly of the Industrial TV Committee (ІТC), Director Deputy of TRK “Expres-Inform”, headed by Oleksandr Adamchuk.
Volodymyr Mzhelskiy, Editor-in-Chief of the channel
Affiliated Interests Editor-In-Chief
The head of LLC “5 Channel TV” has LLC “Prestige Group” among its founders. Through the latter, Vladislav Liasovskiy owns 10% of the satellite broadcasting. On behalf of his name, the 5 Channel was awarded “Man of the Year - 2015” in the “Information-News V Channel of the Year” category.
Other Important People
Affiliated Interests other important people
Yuriy Stets – Former General Producer of the Channel, currently Minister of Information Policy of Ukraine
Yaroslav Tsegolko – Former Host of the Channel, currently Press-Office Manager of the President of Ukraine
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Operating Profit (in Mill. $)
Advertising (in % of total funding)
5 канал – уже не «канал чесних новин» (ОНОВЛЕНО)
Ведучий 5-го каналу заявив про звільнення і звинуватив канал у виплаті «чорних» зарплат
5 канал відновлює проект «Кіно з Яніною Соколовою»
The TV channel does not provide information about the management structure on the website. The MOM request was ignored, thus the information on the Channel’s management was gathered from open sources. Besides, the Editor-in-Chief was last mentioned in March 2016, and on the website in 2015.
No financial information is available as it is a commercial secret.
Sources Media Profile
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/
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
Official web-site of Channel 5. Retrieved in September 2016, from http://www.5.ua/about/struktura-vlasnosti/
Official web-site of the National Council of Ukraine of Television and Radio Broadcasting. ТРК НБМ ТОВ ПІІ. Retrieved in September 2016, from http://www.nrada.gov.ua/ua/derzhavniyreestr/TRKNBMTOVPII.html
Official web-site of the National Council of Ukraine of Television and Radio Broadcasting. ТРК Експрес-Інформ ТОВ. Retrieved in September 2016, from http://www.nrada.gov.ua/ua/derzhavniyreestr/TRKEkspresInformTOV.html
Урядовий кур'єр. Петро Порошенко продає свої медіаактиви. Retrieved in September 2016, from http://ukurier.gov.ua/uk/news/petro-poroshenko-prodaye-svoyi-mediaaktivi/
Official web-site of President of Ukraine. Біографія. Retrieved in September 2016 from http://www.president.gov.ua/president/petro-poroshenko