In response to a media query in Iceland, Glitnir’s Resolution Committee and Winding-up Board provide the following summary of aggregate operating expenses for 2009. It is important to bear in mind that the cost of managing the estate is paid by creditors, around 80% of whom are foreign parties. Creditors’ representatives monitor Glitnir’s activities closely and are informed regularly and in detail of the progress of events. In order to maximise the value of the assets of Glitnir’s estate, creditors’ representatives have placed major emphasis on obtaining the advice and assistance of the most capable experts in each area. Due to the scope of the estate and complexity of the tasks to be dealt with, it has naturally proven necessary to seek the assistance of international experts to a major extent. Á íslensku
Glitnir's Resolution Committee, on behalf of its creditors, decided on 15 October 2009 to acquire a 95% share in Íslandsbanki with the Icelandic government holding the remaining 5% of shares. The new Members of the Board all have comprehensive experience in business, financial markets and management. Á íslensku hér.
The Resolution Committee (“RC”) and Winding-Up Board (“WuB”) of Glitnir hf (“Glitnir”) wish to invite creditors who have an interest in participating on the Informal Creditors Committee of Glitnir (“ICC”) to do so by Friday 29th January 2010.
Ownership of Glitnir’s subsidiaries in finance and insurance has now been moved to the holding company GLB Holding. The company is wholly owned by Glitnir. This new organizational structure is in line with the requirements set by the Icelandic Financial Supervisory Authority (FME), which on 30 December last year granted ISB Holding authorisation to take over 95% shareholding in Íslandsbanki. The approval of the Icelandic Competition Authority had previously been given. Á íslensku
Financial Supervisory Authority authorises ISB Holding ehf. to own qualifying holding in Íslandsbanki
The Financial Supervisory Authority (FME) has granted ISB Holding ehf. permission to own a qualifying holding in Íslandsbanki on behalf of Glitnir hf. The permission is granted following a September 13, 2009, agreement between Glitnir and the Icelandic Ministry of Finance, authorising Glitnir to acquire a 95% holding in Íslandsbanki upon fulfilment of specified conditions. Á íslensku
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Glitnir hf. and Bjarni Ármannsson, former CEO of Glitnir have reached an agreement on the repayment of the premium paid in share transactions between companies owned by Bjarni Ármannsson with Glitnir upon his termination of employment in April 2007.
Glitnir’s Winding-up Board has published the list of claims lodged in Glitnir’s winding-up proceedings on a restricted area of the bank's website to which creditors have access. Creditors who have lodged claims can also access the list of claims at Glitnir’s offices at Sóltún 26 in Reykjavík.
The time limit for lodging claims in Glitnir’s winding-up proceedings expired on 26 November and at a creditors’ meeting on 17 December, the Winding-up Board will go over the list of claims and explain the decisions which have already been taken. Creditors will also have an opportunity to object to decisions taken by the Winding-up Board on individual claims. Á íslensku
A creditors meeting will be held on Thursday, 17 December 2009, at 10:00 am at Hilton Hotel Nordica, Suðurlandsbraut 2, 108 Reykjavík. Parties who have submitted claims against the bank are entitled to attend the meeting. This meeting will discuss the list of claims lodged and the decision of the Winding-Up Board insofar as it is then available. A list of claims lodged will be accessible to those who have submitted claims against the bank at least one week prior to the above-mentioned meeting at the office of the Winding Up Board of Glitnir hf. at Sóltún 26, 105 Reykjavík, Iceland.
District Court of Reykjavik ruled in favour of Glitnir's request for an extension to the Moratorium order
On 19 November 2009 the District Court of Reykjavik ruled in favour of Old Glitnir's request for an extension to the Moratorium order originally granted on 24 November 2008. The current extension period is due to end on 13 August 2010.
On 5 November 2009, Glitnir hf. (“Glitnir’) announced the potential increase in its liabilities of EUR 752 million, relating to certain transactions identified as a result of Glitnir’s ongoing claims registration process. Following the creditor meeting on 5 November 2009, the Resolution Committee engaged Deloitte hf. (“Deloitte Iceland’) to review these transactions in order to provide further information in relation to their nature and potential quantum.