Rus News Journal

Publishing business

the Publisher of newspapers Your day and Life for a week the company the News of media begins preparation to IPO. In this connection the post of the general director since April, 1st will be occupied with Andrey Mushkin earlier entering into board of directors the News of media from fund UFG Private Equity. In April, 2006 the fund has bought 50 % a minus one action ID approximately for $40 million Former general director the News of media Aram Gabreljanov becomes the chairman of board of directors of the company. As mister Gabreljanov has declared, it on - former will be responsible for a content of editions, preparation of journalistic shots, and also development korseti in regions. Mister Mushkin will concentrate on financial and industrial questions, acquisition of actives and contacts to foreign partners. General partner UFG Private Equity Boris Fedorov remains in board of directors the News of media . The exit on share shareholders ID plans the market in first half of 2008. The organizer of placing is not chosen yet, have specified in the News of media .

Huntsworth will double the presence at Russia
the British communication holding Huntsworth deduces on the Russian market the network PR - the agencies specialising on communications with investors, Global Consulting Group (GCG). The Moscow office GCG will officially open in May, its director Edward Suboch has informed. As he said, at GCG already there is a client in Russia - the company LUKOIL. Huntsworth is present at Russia since October, 2006 - then the holding has bought for $23,5 million PR - network Mmd which had the representation in Russia. In 2006 gain Huntsworth has exceeded $273 million, operational profit - $54,8 million

retail trade
Auchan develops in regions
Auchan plans to open two shopping centres in Ekaterinburg, the press - services of the governor of Sverdlovsk area is told in the message. The area of shopping centres will make an order 13 - 14 thousand in sq. m. Further probably building of one more hypermarket in a new disctrict of the city, is told in the message. In November of last year in Ekaterinburg the first hypermarket Auchan is opened.

the food-processing industry
Rosspirtprom again want to privatise
Privatization FGUP Rosspirtprom it will be finished this year, Igor Rudenja at session of board of the Ministry of Agriculture has informed the deputy minister of agriculture. The source familiar with a situation, has reminded that FGUP costs in respect of privatisation since 2005, however the question remains till now opened .

the Peahen Invests in manufacture
Agroholding the Peahen in 2007 intend to invest 40 million rbl. in manufacture reconstruction, it is told in the company message. Means will be directed both on reconstruction of own capacities, and on modernisation belonging to the company Achinsk, Rebrihinsky and Mihajlovsky melkombinatov, is told in the message.