Thursday, April 9, 2009

Two pretenders to the publishing house refused to RBC from the transaction.

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.

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