Inter Media Group

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.

Key facts

Business Form

private

Legal Form

Limited Liability Company

Business Sectors

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

Ownership

Individual Owner

Valerii Khoroshkovskii

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.

50%
Media Outlets
Other Media Outlets

Other TV Outlets

Inter TV (10.62%), http://inter.ua/

Other Online Outlets

Podrobnosty

http://podrobnosti.ua

Facts

Media Business

Media Business

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

Business

International Business

Inter Media Group Limited (Cyprus) is owned for 50% by GDF Medis Limitedand for 50% by K.H. Media

General Information

Founding Year

2005

Employees

MD

Contact

01601, Kyiv, wul. Dmytrivska, 30Tel./fax.+38 (044) 490 67 65 З common@inter.ua pr@inter.ua inter.ua

Tax/ ID Number

23507865 (TV and radio company "Inter")
НЕ 183889 (Inter Media Group Limited, Cyprus)

Financial Information

Revenue (Financial Data/ Optional)

MD

Operating Profit (in Mill. $)

MD

Advertising (in % of total funding)

MD

Management

Executive Board

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

Supervisory Board

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.

Further Information

Headlines

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:
http://www.pravda.com.ua/news/2014/03/14/7018835/
n 2011 “Inter Media Group” channels got the most digital broadcasting licences
http://nashigroshi.org/2011/09/22/ delezh-tv-efyra-smachno-yak-v-dytynstvi/
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/

Data Publicly Available

ownership data is easily available from other sources, e. g. public registries etc.

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Meta Data

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.

Sources

(2013, February 15). Телеканал. Сформовано наглядову раду і правління телеканалу. Retrieved in August 2016 from http://inter.ua/uk/news/2013/02/15/4984

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