In «VTB Capital» and Sberbank CIB has received the application LUKOIL to participate in the privatization of «Bashneft», reports the Agency «RIA Novosti» with reference to the representative of the company.
According to the interlocutor of the Agency, LUKOIL has applied to VTB Capital and Sberbank CIB to participate in the privatization of «Bashneft». Earlier it was reported that «VTB Capital», which acts as a consultant in the transaction for the privatization of «Bashneft», was sent to a number of major Russian and international companies and investment funds official invitation to participate in the privatization of «Bashneft». Monday, July 25, «VTB Capital announced the completion of collecting bids from companies to pre participation in the privatization of the state stake in Bashneft.
As it became known, interest in the privatization of «Bashneft» LUKOIL expressed, «Tatneftegaz» and NNK. In addition, the proposal to participate in the privatization of the asset received «Rosneft», however, the largest Russian oil company to date has not commented on the likelihood of their participation in privatization.