The occupants of the Crimea has exposed on sale of factory of sparkling wines New world at a starting price of about 1.5 billion rubles (about $26 million at the current exchange rate of the Central Bank of the aggressor). It is reported by Interfax.
The percentage of shares sold in the authorized capital stock – 100%.
A source estimated the cost of enterprise sales at $40 million, investments of the investor in upgrades – another $30 million.
The company was founded in 1878 by Prince Lev Golitsyn as plant for the production of sparkling wine in the acquired possessions in a New Light. The plant is located on 11 acres of land.
Earlier, the Chairman of the company Sovfracht, one of the largest transport-logistic holdings of Russia, Dmitry Purim, said the intention to claim the purchase of this plant.
At the end of 2015, it was reported that the brand New world was in the territory of mainland Ukraine, and its rights are transferred to the Kharkov factory of sparkling wines.
Russia occupied the Crimea in 2014. The Verkhovna Rada has officially announced on 20 February 2014 beginning of the temporary occupation of Crimea and Sevastopol by Russia. Key international organizations, including the UN General Assembly has condemned Russia’s actions and called the annexation and occupation of Crimea illegal. Against Russia were imposed economic sanctions. For the implementation by Moscow of the so-called parliamentary elections with the participation of the Crimea in 2016, the Parliament of Ukraine recognized the Russian state Duma is illegitimate.