Rus News Journal

Russian - the Italian business cooperation the Historical background

In June, 2000 the Italian company Merloni (nowadays Indesit ) for $119,3 million has bought factory of refrigerators Stinol in Lipetsk. Later it has started in the same place factory of washing machines.

in April, 2005 Severstal for 430 million has bought 62 % of actions of the Italian steelmaking company Lucchini , and has finished a share to 100 % later. In 2010 51 % of actions the owner " has redeemed; Severstal Alexey Mordashov.

Since August, 2005 Evraz Group owns metkombinatom Palini e Bertoli which has been bought for $90 million

In December, 2005 Severstal - a car (nowadays Sollers ) has agreed with concern Fiat about assemblage of the Italian cars on the capacities. In 2010 of the company have created the joint venture in Naberezhnye Chelny.

In March, 2006 the power company Enel for $105 million has bought 49,5 % of the company Rusenergosbyt . In 2007 for $1,5 mlrd it has got at competition of 25,03 % OGK - 5 (now a company share - 55,86 %).

In November, 2006 Rusal has bought 56,2 % of aluminous factory Eurallumina to Sardinia. The transaction was estimated in $100 - 120 million

In November, 2006 Gazprom has signed the cooperation agreement with Italian Eni , having had an opportunity direct deliveries to the Italian market. Eni also acts as the partner in the project of gas pipeline South Stream and together with Enel 49 % in extracting Open Company " own; SeverEnergija .

In February, 2007 group Renova has finished the transaction on purchase of the Italian power trader Energetic Source and declared intention to enclose more than $1 mlrd in manufacture wind, solar and bioenergy in Italy.

in June, 2008 LUKOIL for $2 mlrd has bought 49 % of an oil refining complex to Sicily.

in April, 2009 the daughter Italian Finmeccanica SpA was included into the capital Joint-Stock Company Civil planes Dry , plane Sukhoi SuperJet engaged in creation 100. Italians have received 25 % plus one action for $183 million

In November, 2009 the Italian insurance company Generali together with Czech PPF Group has bought for $300 million 50 % Russian ritejlera Eldorado .