Investment group "Univer" and Moscow exchange signed a contract under which the Russian side will sell a 23% stake in the Ukrainian exchange, said managing Director of the "University" Alexey Sukhorukov.
"We buy 23% stake," said Sukhorukov, becoming not to disclose the purchase price of shares, transfers UNIAN.
For his part, head of the investment group Taras Kozak said that the deal will be closed After obtaining the permission of the national Council on securities and stock market (NCSSM) on the acquisition of a significant fraction of the exchange." Now the regulator is obliged to approve the deal. Then We will offer a significant stake in the exchange to all market attendees and will Also be ready for an open dialogue with government, foreign institutional and strategic investors. We expressed interest in the exchange had a maximum freefloat (free shares). Over time, I do not exclude the holding of SPO (secondary public offering), " he said. Similarly, in "the University" added that the seller had voiced a demand for payment of shares in besprepyatstvenno convertible currency. Current law does not allow Ukrainian legal entities, for this reason, the buyer under the transaction made by a foreign SPV (special purpose company)." Now most advanced stock exchanges in the country will retain the license and continue the development of the regulated market of the Finance of Ukraine ", ? concluded Kozak. Remember, two Ukrainian investment organization ? "dragon Capital" and "Univer" ? planned to redeem the capital exchange 43, 08% stake in the Ukrainian exchange. The Supervisory Board of the Moscow exchange in September decided to sell the Ukrainian assets of the organization. The national Commission on securities and stock market in Accordance with the legislative act of Ukraine "on licensing of types of economic activity" could cancel a license of the Ukrainian stock exchange to conduct professional activity on the stock market in the case of saving a significant impact on the resident of Russia, which in Ukraine recognized as an aggressor.