On July 08, SCM Group, as envisaged in its agreement with SMART Group, transferred to Metinvest Group the following blocks of shares: 23.5% of shares in Central GOK, 15.0% of shares in Northern GOK, 26.0% of shares in Zaporizhia Coke and 31.3% of shares in Donetsk Coke. SMART Group transferred 3.1% of shares in Ingulets GOK.
The CEO of Smart-Holding and the chairman of the strategic committee of Metinvest Group, Alexey Pertin, participated in the official opening ceremony of the new coking coal mine of United Coal Company that is part of Metinvest Group. The opening ceremony was also attended by the Acting Governor of West Virginia, Earl Ray Tomblin, and the mayor of Sophia, Danny Barr.
The Metinvest Group has completed the consolidation of its assets with Ilyich Steel Plant. As a result, Ilyich Steel Plant joined the Metinvest Group, and Clarendale Limited, with Vladimir Boyko being the main beneficiary, became the group's shareholder.