Dragon Capital Acquires UnexBank

The Dragon Capital group of companies, together with Ivan Svitek, leading finance and banking professional, have completed a deal to acquire 100% of PJSC UnexBank (75.01% and 24.99% of shares, respectively) from Smart-Holding group of companies.

Dragon Capital and Ivan Svitek are intent on developing UnexBank further, having the necessary expertise to elevate it to leadership positions in the Ukrainian banking sector.

“We are glad to be partners with Ivan Svitek in this deal. He has extensive experience and boasts excellent reputation in the banking sector. Today, Mr. Svitek has also been appointed Chairman of the Board of UnexBank. We are confident that this is a great opportunity for the bank and its team to realize their potential and make a serious leap in its development,” said Tomas Fiala, CEO of Dragon Capital. “We plan to make the bank a leader in the quality of customer service and new innovative products in the next few years.”

We are grateful to the National Bank of Ukraine and our counterparty in the deal, Smart-Holding, for assistance in successful execution of the transaction as scheduled.


About Dragon Capital

Dragon Capital is one of the largest groups of companies in Ukraine that works in the field of direct investments and financial services, providing a full range of investment banking and brokerage services for corporate and private clients. The company was founded in 2000 and has decades of successful track record of private equity investments in Ukraine.