Valerie Yacht Retained by Spanish Authorities
March 15, 2013. International media report that Spanish authorities have retained the yacht Valerie in Barcelona.
Valerie is owned by Russian billionaire Sergey Chemezov. (Or more accurate: by British Virgin Islands company named Delima Services Limited. This company is registered in the name of Anastasia Ignatova, Chemezov’s step-daughter.
“Today we seized – the technical term is provisionally immobilized – a yacht belonging to one of the principal oligarchs,” Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on La Sexta television. “We are talking about a yacht that we estimate is worth $140 million.”
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