Rus News Journal

Not time for kind songs: A.Lebedev sells media actives

the Owner of National reserve corporation Alexander Lebedev gets rid of radio frequencies belonging to it on which broadcast stations radio " is simple; (94,0 FM) and Kind songs (94,4 FM). The companies under control to the co-owner " become the new owner of frequencies; RussNefti to Michael Gutseriev, the newspaper " informs; Kommersant .
the transaction Total sum can make about 14 million dollars it is necessary to notice that A.Lebedev in 2008. Has got the same frequencies for 24 million dollars, and for the past years invested in the radio business about 4 million dollars It was supposed that on frequencies will begin an announcement of radio station business or socially - a political format. However as a result on both in an aether there were stations of a musical format - Pioneer FM (dancing and the priest - music), in April 2012. Renamed in radio " is simple; and Kind songs (a chanson, bardovskaja a song, romances).
how their new owner while it is not known intends to use radio frequencies. However from the end 2011. M.Gutseriev already is present at an aether as the author of verses to songs Two lives and the Doomsday which singer Alexander Buinov executes. According to the actor, now it works over a new album of songs on verses of the businessman.
according to TNS Russia, in January - March 2012. Daily average audience Pioneer FM in Moscow made 288 thousand persons is more senior 12 years, and Kind songs - 76 thousand persons. Thus, in a rating of the Moscow radio stations the Pioneer occupied 32 - e a place, and Kind songs - 50 - e.
Even after parting with radio stations A.Lebedev will not leave media business. At its order there are printing mass-media - Russian the New newspaper and The Moscow correspondent and British Evening Standard and The Independent.