MOSCOW, July 13. /TASS/. Uber will not change the rates after the merger with “Yandex.Taxi”, both applications will continue to work. About TASS reported the press service of Uber.
Earlier Thursday, Yandex and Uber announced the decision to combine the businesses of online travel arrangements and to create a new company. The combined company will operate in Russia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia and Kazakhstan. The closing of the transaction expected at the end of the year to do this, you must align it with the regulators.
“We do not plan revision of tariffs. After closing in the foreseeable future, both apps and “Yandex.Taxi”, and Uber – users, – said the press service of Uber. – Prior to closing the deal, both companies remain independent organizations and continue to work normally. The new company will be created only after approval and closing the transaction.”
The companies plan to submit an application to the Federal Antimonopoly service (FAS) of Russia in the coming days, said Uber. The transaction has been approved by the boards of Directors of Uber and “Yandex”.