Rus News Journal

A.Usmanov has sold transport company for 540 million dollars

Globaltrans on May, 16th has closed the transaction on 540 million dollars on acquisition at Open Society metalloinvest 100 % of actions of the operator of cargo rail transportation metalloinvesttrans (Meath), is told in the company message. The sum of transaction is resulted without money resources and debts on balance.
in May the Federal antimonopoly service of Russia has satisfied Open Society petition the New transportation company (branch Globaltrans) about acquisition metalloinvesttransa . About the transaction it became known in April 2012. This news of analytics have estimated positively, and a number of investment companies even before acceptance FAS of the positive decision was raised by estimations of papers Globaltrans.
Acquisition Meath will allow Globaltrans already in the middle of current year to increase the general carload park to approximately 60 thousand units. Besides, it will promote growth of a monetary stream and will even more strengthen positions Globaltrans in the market, experts believe.
earlier it was informed that transaction financing will be carried out with use of own means of group Globaltrans and at the expense of open demand lines of credit.
Open Company metalloinvesttrans - the operator of cargo rail transportation metalloinvesta . As of December, 31st 2011. The carload park Meath made 9 thousand 202 units (from them 8 thousand 256 belong under the property right). Meath renders railway logistical services concerning cargoes metalloinvesta . In 2011. The volume of a railway cargo transportation Meath has made 44,2 million t (basically metallurgical production).
metalloinvest - the leading manufacturer and the supplier zhelezorudnogo raw materials and gorjachebriketirovannogo gland in the global market. The company possesses the world`s largest developed zhelezorudnymi deposits and has one of the lowest indicators of the cost price of manufacture zhelezorudnogo raw materials. The largest shareholder metalloinvesta Alisher Usmanov`s Gallagher Holdings investment holding company to which posesses 50 % of actions is. Other shareholders are Seropaem Holdings Vladimir Skocha and bank VTB which 30 % and 20 % of actions accordingly own.
Globaltrans is one of the largest Russian private operators of a railway cargo rolling stock. The company park exceeds 50 thousand units of a rolling stock. In May 2008. Globaltrans has taken place at the London stock exchange. Net profit on MSFO for 2011. Has grown on 40 % - to 225,9 million dollars