Publishing house Axel Springer and the Independent Media Sanoma Magazines publishing house refused to buy "Salon-Press, eighty percent of which is owned holding RBC, writes Vedomosti.
Axel Springer has ceased negotiations in January 2009, and Independent Media - for the last week. The latter has been unable to agree with the RBC for the price. This initial holding praised his publishing house in the forty-million dollars, but later lowered the price to thirty.
Interest in the "Salon-Press, according to the newspaper, while another two have a publisher - Hachette Filipacchi Shkulev and Gruner + Jahr. RBC director Yuri Rovensky states three or four potential buyers, but does not name them.
RBC bought the controlling stake in "Salon-Press in 2006. In late 2008, Kommersant wrote that the RBC decided to sell "Salon-Press, for the 40-50 million dollars.
"Salon-Press publishes magazines Salon Interior," Ideas of your home ", Interior Digest and others. In 2008, total revenue amounted to 1.2 billion books rubles.