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Alfa-Bank disproved messages about its possible sale — Rambler News Service


Photo: Ilya of Pitalev/RIA Novosti Alfa-Bank disproved media reports that owners are going to sell credit institution. "We categorically quash rumors about sale. No negotiations existed and it is not conducted" — RNS in the press service of bank reported. Before Financial Times with reference to seven sources reported that owners of Alfa-Bank discussed possible sale to credit institution with VTB and UniCredit banks. According to edition sources, the chairman of the supervisory board of Alfa Group Mikhail Friedman estimated Alfa-Bank at $7-8 billion. At the end of November the head of VTB Andrey Kostin said that VTB does not plan to buy Alfa-Bank "in the next three years at least".

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