Source: S7 intend to receive in the property of 19% of actions “Transaero”

Source: S7 intend to receive in the property of 19% of actions “Transaero”


Shareholders of the company intend to S7 until the end of the week to obtain the property of first 19% stake in the airline, said a source close to the transaction. Request to the FAS for approval of the transaction will be submitted immediately after its registration.

MOSCOW, 27 Jan. The shareholders of group of companies S7, which includes the airline “Siberia” and “Globus”, plan to the end of this week to obtain the property of first 19% stake in the airline “Transaero”, after that they plan to submit an application to the FAS for approval of this transaction, said one of the sources close to the transaction.

“The parties are in the design of the first 19%, how to decorate, we will write (a request to the FAS for approval of the deal to buy at least 51% stake in the airline “Transaero” — ed.)”, — said the source.

As earlier Tuesday, reported the press service of the FAS can fine the group S7, if it is confirmed information on purchase of actions “Transaero” without the consent of the Department. FAS sent a request in S7, the deal on purchase of actions “Transaero” last week and expected an answer by Friday, but so far no response has been received, said the spokesman.

The source noted that the request of the FAS was made on the airline “Siberia”, but “she has nothing”.

According to the source, to raise in the air part of aircraft of airline “Transaero” will be difficult because now Aeroflot surpass planes in Spain, “fearing that someone would raise another Charter carrier”.

The interlocutor of Agency has informed that the license transfer is only half of what “was “Transaero”, but the state-owned banks, he said, want to get subsidies and to provide all aircraft do not have airworthiness. In this case, it is not clear what will fly former staff of “Transaero”, the source said.