Rus News Journal

“ Vivat “ to merges

Yesterday the owner of a network of supermarkets “ Norm “ Vadim Jusupov has informed „“ that carries on negotiations for cooperation with Open Company company “ the Matrix “ in Bashkiria. He has specified that the decision as about association of two trading networks in the uniform company, and about purchase Bashkir ritejlera can be accepted. Participants of the Perm market notice that cooperation will allow “ Vivatu “ to increase efficiency at the expense of association of resources. A network of the Perm supermarkets “ Vivat “ (the group of companies " operates a network; Norm “) Considers possibility of merge to a network of supermarkets “ the Matrix “ (Ufa, Bashkiria). The owner “ Norms “ Vadim Jusupov has informed yesterday „“ that it is a question both of purchase, and about association in the uniform company. “ our company tries to develop effectively. The most effective way are merges and absorption “ - mister Jusupov has told.

the Group of companies “ Vivat “ owns and operates a network of retail shops in Perm and St.-Petersburg. Grocery supermarkets enter into a network “ Vivat “ alcoholic supermarkets “ NormaN, a hypermarket “ Vivat “. The group also is engaged in wholesale trade in spirits, a public catering (cafe “ Vivat - buffet “ beer restaurant “ the Bean “ together with the Moscow company “ Rosinter “ restaurants " are opened; Rostik ` with “ “ a land Planet “ “ Or the Patio “) . The turn of a retail network in 2005 has made $190 million Network consists of three legal bodies: Open Company “ Vivat - Perm “ (hypermarket), Open Company “ Vivat - a trade “ (supermarkets “ Vivat “ in Perm) and “ Vivat - regions “ (supermarkets in other cities). Mister Jusupov has declared „“ that has sent offers on merge or purchase of a network to several networks from Udmurtiya, Bashkiria, Sverdlovsk and Chelyabinsk areas. Letters have been sent what networks, he has not specified. But while only Bashkirs have agreed. With the owner of a network of supermarkets “ the Matrix “ Timur Gizatullinym „“ to communicate yesterday it was not possible.

“„ The matrix “is a leader of the food market of Bashkiria. They, as well as we, - the wholesale alcoholic company. At them more than 20 supermarkets and one hypermarket in Moscow. The expected turn for 2006 - $190 million thus about $110 million is necessary on retail. It approximately in 2,5 times is less, than at us “ - Vadim Jusupov has informed. Vadim Jusupov has specified what to expand a network intends both at the expense of bank credits, and for the means received as a result of placing of a bonded loan, let out Open Company “ Vivat - Finans “ in 1 mlrd roubles. If the company will not manage to agree with the Bashkir partner, it will continue work on network building in region: “ We last week have got six objects in Prikamye where we plan to open our supermarkets “.

the Transaction on association “ Vivata “ and “ Matrixes “ can become the second transaction the such ambassador of merge Siberian ritejlerov “ Sibiriada “ and “ Holidej the Classic “ which has occurred in August of this year. The general director of the company “ eks “ (operates a chain store system “ the Family “) Svetlana Kuzmich notices that such decision will allow “ Vivatu “ at the expense of new resources to increase overall performance and to leave on new standards of service. “ on indicators they are approximately equal “ - madam Kuzmich considers.
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