MOSCOW, July 14. /TASS/. “MegaFon” and “Vympelcom” has sent petitions to the Federal Antimonopoly service (FAS) of Russia on the transaction in respect of retailer Euroset. About TASS reported the press service of the operators.
Operator “MegaFon” will redeem “VimpelCom” 50% of the retailer, thus consolidating 100% of the company. Thus “Vympelcom” the transaction will receive half of the salons “Euroset” (from about 4 thousand salons of the retailer). Now “Vympelcom” about 1.5 thousand own salons. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
“Today we filed an application with the FAS in the “Euroset”, – said in the “MegaFon”, adding that obtaining the consent of the FAS is one of the conditions of the transaction, but does not mean that it will be closed. The representative of “VimpelCom” Anna Aybasheva also said that the company sent a petition to the transaction in the FAS. “Filed, (applications approx. TASS) different,” she said.
FAS has already reported on the petition of “Megaphone”. Deputy head of Department Andrey Kashevarov has declared that it will be processed within 30 days, comments on the deal will be given on the basis of its consideration.