Company “MegaFon” and “VimpelCom”, each of which owns 50% of Euroset, discussing the possibility of splitting this business into two parts, write “Vedomosti” referring to several sources.
The interlocutors of the newspaper learned of the talks from the managers of both operators. While a source close to the “Euroset”, this information was confirmed, but noted that no final decision yet.
The representative of “Euroset” Ulyana Smolskaya said that no decision of the Board of Directors of “Euroset” for the separation of no, and to comment on the discussion of the future shareholders it is not authorized.
According to one source, the transaction for separation of the brand “Euroset” can disappear. Another source said that the division of business operators thinking of financial considerations, because they are considered more effective work with mono-brand retail, and the content of the “conditionally independent network” has lost its meaning, the newspaper notes.