Rus News Journal

the Banana - mum Retail trade

the Retail network of the goods for children " asks creditors about a delay

; the Banana - mum yesterday has admitted a default under bonds of the first series for the sum of 209,689 million rbl., has informed operating director IK the Three Dialogue (the organizer of release) Pavel Sokolov. Payment has not been spent last day provided by a technical default, - its company has admitted still on October, 28th, having received 30 - a day delay on execution of obligations to holders. The loan on 1 mlrd rbl. has been placed in October, 2006, repayment date - October 2009 - go, to the offer has been shown only about 20 % of release, as, according to report FK Uralsib in the last offer in October 2007 - go the company has extinguished about 71 % of issue. the company will execute the obligations anyway. We plan to offer holders of papers debt re-structuring on conditions more favourable to them - has informed yesterday the basic owner of a network the Banana - mum Oleg Jakovlev. Earlier the businessman spoke that will pay off with creditors (including suppliers) after transaction end on attraction of investments into an authorised capital stock . the Banana - mum now carries on negotiations for share sale in Open Company with the same name (the operator of a network); among potential buyers were called Russia New Growth Fund (under control of Troika Capital Partners), Icon Private Equity, Alfa Capital Partners, United Capital Partners and PPF Group (see from October, 13th). According to the source in to the Three Dialogue IK now carries on negotiations with holders of bonds to avoid statements of claim. In particular, the variant about an equivalent exchange of bonds of the first series for papers of the second release " is considered; - the interlocutor " has explained; . The three-year bonded loan of the second series on 1,5 mlrd rbl. has been placed in August, 2007, repayment date - on August, 12th, 2010, the offer - on February, 20th. According to the source in the Banana - mum unlike the first release, a paper of the second release in full bargain in the market. therefore there is a big share of probability that in February to the offer of 100 % of issue " will be shown all; - it explains.

the Alcoholic market
SPI Yury Sheflera`s owning a brand of vodka Stolichnaya abroad Company SPI will replace distributors Stolichnaya
, plans to replace to the middle of winter distributors worldwide. it is planned work in connection with the termination of the contract with Pernod Ricard on global distribution of our vodka - co-owner SPI Andrey Skurihin has informed. It has reminded that in the beginning of November the contract with company William Grant and Sons on vodka sale in the USA has been signed. In Great Britain company Edrington the agreement with which has been signed one of these days will be engaged in vodka distribution.

communication business
Itella has bought marketing agency in Russia
Created on the basis of the state mail Finnish Itella Corp. Has got 100 % of Russian Open Company Konnekshnz specialising on direkt - marketing, it is told in the company message. An annual gain Konnekshnz which staff consists of 30 persons, in 2007 has made 3 million To the transaction owners of the company were three its top - the manager, including general director Alexey Kruzhkov. As he said, negotiations about the transaction have begun even in the summer of 2007. In August of this year Itella Corp. Has closed the transaction on purchase at Rosevrogrupp And venture fund Citigroup of the National logistical company for 199,6 million Gain Itella Corp. For nine months of this year the operational profit - has made 1,39 mlrd, 168,1 million