Kismet Capital cleared to acquire Russian Towers for RUB 25 billion

Tuesday 7 December 2021 | 16:23 CET | News
Russian federal competition watchdog FAS has cleared the company Kismet Capital, controlled by Ivan Tavrin, to acquire the infrastructure operator Russian Towers from the fund UFG Private Equity, reports Kommersant. Kismet Capital proposes to pay RUB 25 billion for the assets of Russian Towers, which include around 7,000 infrastructure sites.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: MegaFon / Veon
Countries: Russian Federation
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