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Gazprom has spent for purchase Sibir Energy of $1,7 mlrd

As they say in the report Gazprom on MSFO for I quarter, as a result of a number of transactions from April till June, 2009 the group has got 55 % a share in authorised capital stock Sibir Energy for $1,67 mlrd . In the report oil Gazprom for I quarter on US GAAP it was said that from the market of 33,55 % of actions Sibir Energy in April - June it has spent 642,59 million pounds sterling for the repayment (about $898 million at the rate at the moment of the transaction). Thus, purchase of company Orton Oil owning of 23,4 % of actions Sibir Energy, at businessman Igor Kesaeva has managed to group Gazprom approximately in $800 million, has counted up Interfax . Actions minoritariev Sibir Energy Gazprom oil bought on 5 pounds for the action, proceeding from it market cost of a package of Kesaeva made 445 million pounds sterling (about $740 million). But as the large package gave oil Gazprom control over Sibir Energy the transaction price assumed the award to the market. Kesaev has got a share in Sibir Energy in the end of 2005 for $620 million As was informed, the structures close to oil Gazprom on June, 22nd have concluded the contract of purchase and sale of 100 % of shares of company Orton Oil. The sources familiar with terms of transaction, gave Agency of the oil information that Orton Oil was is got together with promissory notes before the Savings Bank for the sum $648 million These means should be are returned bank in 2010 - 2012. Under the informal data, Gazprom oil directly and indirectly supervises about 80 % of actions Sibir Energy, including the rights of pledge to a share of businessman Ruslana Bajsarova (23,34 % of actions). This package also was earlier in Savings Bank pledge. Other principal shareholder of the company is the government of Moscow indirectly owning of 19,3 % of shares of company.