Moscow. August 30. INTERFAX.RU – the New owner of the Russian Forbes was a businessman Magomed Musaev, the former editor-in-chief Nikolai Uskov will return the publication to the new position of editorial Director, the duties of the editor will again perform the chief-editor of the journal of Nikolay Mazurin.
“August 30, 2018 Forbes Russia has changed its owner. Businessman Magomed Musaev bought from Alexander Fedotov 100% shares of the company “AC RUS MEDIA”. In the structure of the transaction, the right holder of the brand, Forbes Media LLC, will extend until 2023 the license to publish Forbes in Russia”, – said in a statement received by “Interfax” from the former publisher of journal media group ACMG.
The publisher of Forbes appointed Natalia Gandurina.
“Structure Magomed Musaev will take over the repayment of debts under taxes and other payments of Forbes Russia. Natalia Gandurina and Nikolai Uskov has agreed to withdraw its claims to the company “AC RUS MEDIA”. In turn, Alexander Fedotov has withdrawn a lawsuit against Nikolai Uskov,” reads the statement.
The brand holders, the company Forbes Media LLC has approved the transition of Forbes Russia to the structures of Magomed Musayev, the report says.
The owner of the ACMG Fedotov, whose words are included in the release, expressed gratitude Musayev for the fact that he was “in a difficult moment he found the opportunity to come to the aid”.
Previously, the Russian edition of Forbes and its publisher, media group ACMG, the conflict occurred. It Uskov was dismissed, and for the first half of the month delayed salary. Later Uskov filed a claim for reinstatement. In turn Fedotov filed a lawsuit on protection of honor and dignity to the former editor-in-chief.
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