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Liepājas metalurgs saga: Segal gifts his Jurmala villa to his twelve-year-old son

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUFollowing the example recently set by another large stockholder of the financially torn Liepājas metalurgs (LM), Ilya Segal decided to free himself of some of his personal property.

He gave away his villa in Jurmala to his son one month ago, Pietiek reports with reference to information from the land book.

The 7 075-m2-large piece of land and the villa was bought by Segal from Latvijas Gāze Manging Director Adrians Davis and his relative Olgerts Visvaldis-Davis for a total of nearly LVL 600 thousand in 2002.

In June 2012, after having registered his marital relationships with Natalija Segal, the impressive villa in Jurmala remained in Segal’s ownership. However, this May, when the situation at LM became especially tense, the villa suddenly changed its official owner.

According to the land book, Segal gifted this property to Eduard Segal on May 21, 2013. The lucky recipient is only 12. Nevertheless, the parents have put precautions in place – the land book features a restriction for the new owner to perform any legal transactions with the property without his parents’ consent. There is one other note in the land book – Ilya Segal and Natalia Segal both have perpetual rights to use the villa in Jurmala.

As previously reported by BNN, the largest shareholder and Council Chairman of the financially struggling Liepājas metalurgs Sergei Zakharin had given quite a few very generous gifts to his older brother Valery Zakharin nearly one month ago. Zakharin gifted five pieces of real estate property (worth a total of nearly LVL 9 million), Prietiek writes with reference to data from Lursoft.

According to the data from Lursoft, Zakharin gifted his villa in Jurmala (estimated worth – LVL 600 thousand) to his older brother. Also, Valery Zakharin received real estate property in Liepaja (estimated worth – LVL 730 thousand).

The remaining three pieces of real estate property include: two more pieces of real estate property in Liepaja (LVL 180 thousand and LVL 4.5 million respectively). The property Valery Zakharin now owns in Nīca Parish is estimated to be worth LVL 2.9 million.

However, several days after he was given the gifts – June 6 (Lursoft data) – Valery Zakharin invested them in the capital of his company – SIA Eurneo.

According to Zakharin’s press-representative, these reason for him to give away such generous gifts is the businessman’s health problems. His failing health made him reconsider several matters.

In total, in the beginning of 2013, Zakharin owned nearly two dozens of real estate. This includes a house with additional 3 335 m2 of land in Jurmala. It was bought for LVL 133 thousand in 1998 (current value is estimated at LVL 2 million). He also owns a 65 m2 large apartment in Liepaja. It was officially bought for LVL 2 000. He also owns another apartment in Liepaja (185 m2), a private house and 1 219 m2 of land in Liepaja.

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