Kolesnikov buys confectionery plant in Russia – media

Колесников покупает кондитерский завод в РФ - СМИ

Former regions expands business in Russia

Conti may become a Russian factory, Krasnaya Zarya in Ivanovo.

The owner of the confectionery holding Konti Borys Kolesnikov has agreed to buy Russian confectionery factory Krasnaya Zarya in Ivanovo. This was told by two people who know it from different sides of the negotiations, as well as local officials, Vedomosti said.

As noted, the seller – the structures associated with the PromSvyazCapital brothers Dmitry and Alexei Ananyev.

At the moment, in Russia in the Kursk region there are a subsidiary of the company Konti-Rus and the confectionary plant. Business Kolesnikova, Russia is actively developing: County reported investments in building new lines and increasing production. According to the Association of enterprises of confectionery industry of Askond, Russia’s Conti with a market share of about 2% produces approximately 70 000 tonnes of confectionery per year.

Red dawn could cost Ukrainian companies are slightly more than RUB 1 billion, according to two source. Its design capacity, according to its own data, more than 20 000 tons of confectionery per year, then the plant will allow Conti to increase production by almost a third. Conti will be able to transfer in Ivanovo part of the capacity from other factories, says a person familiar with the plans of the Ukrainian company.

The General Director of red dawn Pavel Afanasiev was neither to confirm nor deny the deal. The parties discuss only the production of Conti under the contract for the available capacities of red dawn, he said.

Recall, the confectionery Corporation Roshen owns the offshore company, the beneficiaries of which are ex-the Deputy from Party of regions and the head of the opposition government, Borys Kolesnikov and the brother of the oligarch Rinat Akhmetov, Igor.