Jailed oligarch accuses TPG of colluding with Kremlin to seize $14bn assets – Financial Times

A jailed Russian oligarch is seeking almost $14bn in damages in London’s High Court from defendants including US private equity group TPG over an alleged Kremlin-led conspiracy to seize his assets.

Lawyers for Ziyavudin Magomedov claimed in filings made public this week that TPG founder David Bonderman was part of a conspiracy to sell a stake in Fesco, which controls the Pacific port of Vladivostok, that Magomedov was entitled to.

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TPG hit with $14bn claim by jailed Russian oligarch over alleged conspiracy – Financial News

US private equity giant TPG has been sued by a jailed Russian oligarch in London’s High Court over a claim that the firm was involved in a conspiracy to seize or acquire his assets for below-market value.

Ziyavudin Magomedov has brought the nearly $14bn claim against US-listed TPG, according to 31 August court filings, alleging the firm’s involvement in a conspiracy to seize assets from him or to acquire them at less than their market price.

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Russian tycoon Magomedov launches $14 billion lawsuit in UK over port holdings – Reuters

Russian tycoon Ziyavudin Magomedov, jailed at home in Russia, has launched a London lawsuit seeking nearly $14 billion over his holdings in valuable port operators, which he says were seized as part of a state-backed conspiracy.

The businessman filed the lawsuit at London’s High Court on July 20 against several defendants, including Russian state nuclear energy company Rosatom, oil pipeline operator Transneft, private equity firm TPG and UAE-based port operator DP World.

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