BGS Rail (Lithuania) may acquire a leasing company

A Lithuanian company, BGS Rail Holdings, which owns a fleet of 3,000 wagons, plans to acquire the leasing company Aviaam Financial Leasing Ukraine LLC from AviaAM Financial Leasing Hong Kong Co. The corresponding permission of the AMCU was received on 04/08/2021, reports the railway magazine  Railway Supply with reference to the CFTS.

AviaAM Financial Leasing Hong Kong
Picture: AviaAM Financial Leasing Hong Kong Co.

BGS Rail is engaged in the forwarding and leasing of rolling stock in Ukraine. In January 2021, BGS Rail announced that it had won a tender, organized by Astarta Holding, for the transportation of 100 thousand tons of grain and the provision of 505 of its own grain wagons.

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In early September 2020, the former US Department of State Special Representative for Ukraine, Kurt Volcker, became an independent member of the BGS Rail Board of Directors.

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