Galin Hleb Valentinovich


 Gleb Galin was born in 1965.
In 1990 he became co-founder of Absolute LLP.
In 1993 he became co-founder of Absolut Bank
Source: Vedomosti



    In the early 1990s Galin got to know Alexander   Svetakov who lived in the neighbourhood. Galin  maintained contacts with Singaporean businessmen, while Alexander Svetakov and Andrei Truskov  dealt with computers. Three of them teamed up to establish  Absolute LLP that  was engaged in  computer and office equipment business. In 2000 Galin parted with his partners, but he still  has dealings with them in a few projects, including the bank.

    Source: Vedomosti,  30 June 2007

    In 2006 before the new issue of Eurobonds Absolute Bank disclosed  information on the stakes of the shareholders. Board member Gleb Galin owned 15.46%.

    Source: Profil, 20 March 2006

    In June 2007  shareholders of  Absolute Group Alexander Svetakov, Gleb Galin, Andrei Truskov, Mikhail Serdtsev and Andrei Kosolapov sold 92,5% of Absolute Bank's shares to   KBC Group, Belgia, for 1 billion dollars. Almost a third of the proceeds was entrusted to the administration of Everest Asset Management MC.

    Source: RBC daily, 11 June 2008

    15 September 2007 at the Moscow City Golf Club a golf tournament named 20 years of the first Russian golf club took place. During the opening ceremony Gleb Galin was awarded   special prize  For the devotion to the Club.

    Source: The Moscow City Golf Club, 15 September 2007

    In 2011  former co-owner of Absolute Bank Gleb Galin was ranked  478  in the list of Russia's richest   businessmen. His wealth was estimated at  4.9 billion rubles.

    Source: Finance, 14 February 2011