MOSCOW, December 8. Businessman Mikhail Gutseriev intends to combine all of their FM music stations in one holding and to create a new music channel. About it the businessman has informed in interview to TV channel “Russia 24”.
“Of course, it must be a music channel. I think that soon all these stations we will merge into a single holding company and will continue to develop the channel,” said the businessman.
The businessman also plans to acquire two FM music stations, and included in the holding. “Yes, consider (purchasing). We have no jazz, no retro, no Western music. It would be helpful if you convert it into a single media holding to gain the full spectrum of activities of music”.
To the question, how much money the entrepreneur plans to invest in new acquisitions, he replied: “as much as necessary.”
The exact timing of the creation of media holding, according to him, we can talk after the first quarter of 2016.
The structures of Mikhail Gutseriev owned by the media holding Krutoy media (Loveradio, Dacha, Taxi FM), “Raisins” (“Vostok FM”, “Vesna FM”, “Capital FM”), as well as the radio station “Moscow speaking”.
The deal for the purchase of assets in the “New Moscow”
Gutseriyev announced the amount of the acquisition of real estate assets of the co-owner “Rusagro” Vadim Moshkovich in “New Moscow”.
“The amount of the transaction, we will say, to $ 800 million, as I recall – said Gutseriev in an interview with TV channel “Russia 24″. – We are absolutely confident that this project will pay for itself”.
To the question, whether already obtained the necessary permits from the city authorities, the businessman said: “Negotiations are going on. They are fruitful and correct. Moscow is also interested that there was a housing”.