14 January 2016
MTS Ukraine (now operating under Vodafone brand) reached an agreement with “Ukrtelekom” to buy its 3G-operator brand “Trimob” that belongs to Rinat Akhmetov. The closing of the transaction is planned during 1H 2016. The first negotiations to buy Trimob back in 2011 produced a UAH 3 billion price tag as was requested by “Ukrtelekom”. Current price is somewhat different - some sources speculate around USD 100 million.
27 June 2015
The Turkish telecommunication company Turkcell signed an agreement on purchasing 44.96% of shares of the Ukrainian SCM Group in the Eurasia Telecommunications Holding BV (Netherlands), which owns 100% of the LLCAstelit - the Ukrainian mobile network operator life:).
April 6, 2015
MTS Ukraine announced signing of an agreement on selling a part of its fixed business to the operator Vega (Farlep Invest PJSC), which is a part of SCM holding of Rinat Akhmetov.
February 3, 2015
Russian Pervy Kanal withdrew its share from the TV channel Inter. According to the notification of Group DF, the company GDF Media and its affiliate Inter Media Group purchased minority blocks of shares from their partners - 29% of shares which belonged to Pervy Kanal JSC (RF) and 10% from the company Pegas Televideniye, which was owned by the widow of the founder of Inter Igor Pluzhnikov. This information was announced in the notification of Group DF.
October 7, 2014
The Group EastOne of Victor Pinchuk sells the company ”Publishing House “Ekonomika”. The new owner, according to the data from the Forbes, will be Irina Rubis - current CEO of Ekonomika Communication Hub. Irina Rubis officially take ownership from November 1, 2014. At the same time, according to the Forbes source, it is not, most likely, a complete sale of the company “Ekonomika”, but only of the part of its assets.