The ESN group Grigory Berezkin has closed a deal to buy 65% stake in media holding RBK group «ONEXIM» Mikhail Prokhorov. Also bought debt obligations of OJSC «RBC». The transaction amount was not disclosed.
The deal to buy the owner of the UST Grigory Beryozkin RBC holding closed said the group, reports «Interfax». The adviser of the transaction was made by VTB Capital.
Thus, ESN bought 65% of shares and debt of PJSC «RBC». The sum of transaction is not disclosed by agreement between the seller and the buyer.
«We are pleased to welcome the team of RBC holding in our group. In my opinion, RBC is now one of the leading media holdings in Russia, and we see great potential for its development in different areas of the business,» he said Berezkin.
In RBC media holding includes the eponymous TV channel, Internet and print media. In 2010, it was acquired by the group «ONEXIM» Mikhail Prokhorov. On the negotiations of the group with the UST for the sale of RBC became known in April 2017.
RBC shares are traded on the «Moscow stock exchange». Now the capitalization of the company is 2.7 billion rubles.