Moscow. April 12. One of the leaders of the United editorial Board of RBC Igor Reeds confirmed the fact of negotiations about the sale of the holding, reported Wednesday the team.
“I said that, according to my information, negotiations are underway, but no deal. And asked everyone to work as usual. It is a pity that the editors are still working people who can not properly convey the quote,” – said Reeds.
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On the eve of “Vedomosti” informed about the intention of the current owner of the group “ONEXIM” Mikhail Prokhorov to sell RBC. A potential buyer, according to the newspaper’s sources, is the owner of unified social tax Grigory Berezkin, and the decision can be made until may 1. The sources of “Vedomosti” argue that the parties reached an agreement in principle, as a consultant acts “VTB the Capital”.
Berezkin said that is not yet ready to comment on the purchase of the media holding RBC. Press Secretary of RBC Egor Timofeev invited to apply for a review of the group “ONEXIM”, whose representative declined to comment.
RBC – media holding, which includes the eponymous TV channel, Internet and print media. After the economic crisis of 2008, the holding company has incurred substantial losses and in 2010 was acquired by the group “ONEXIM” Mikhail Prokhorov.
The Berezkin ESN group owns two oil-loading terminals (Uyar and Skovorodino), a 50.5% energotreydera Rusenergosbyt (the main consumer of Russian Railways), controls the “Rusenergoresurs” (the electricity supplier for Transneft). In 2007, ESN bought ProfMedia controlling stake of the publishing house “Komsomolskaya Pravda”. Berezkin also co-owns the Moscow version of the newspaper Metro.