Articles by Maria Kiselyova



Foreign Retailers Likely to Avoid M&A

  • 04 September 09
  • Reuters
Analysts had predicted a wave of mergers and acquisitions in Russia with the economic downturn, but now it seems that global retailers are likely to follow IKEA's lead and open their own stores more slowly.

Global Retailers Eyeing Russian Sector in 2009

  • 22 January 09
  • Reuters
Russia’s retailers faces a hard landing in 2009 as the country lurches toward recession, but the downturn also offers global majors an easier entry into a sector with more potential than many mature markets.

Pisarev Confident Big Players Are Safe

  • 16 September 08
  • Reuters
The PIK Group co-owner says Russian real estate firms are less dependent on debt financing than their counterparts in the West.

Car Dealer Rolf Set to Enter India

  • 08 September 08
  • Reuters
Rolf Group hopes to start car distribution and retail operations in India this year, banking on a surge in demand from India’s middle class, Rolf chief executive Nick Hawkins said Friday.

No Rush in Bringing iPhone to Russia

  • 21 July 08
  • Reuters
Unauthorized sales of unlocked iPhones in Russia and China are flourishing, but Apple seems in no hurry to make deals with operators to sell the device in these huge markets officially.

PIK Postpones Share Issue for Land

  • 10 June 08
  • Reuters
PIK Group has indefinitely postponed a share issue aimed at financing land acquisitions, which it will fund with other sources, a company spokeswoman said Saturday.

CTC Media Says It Will Buy DTV for $395M

  • 12 March 08
  • Reuters
Television company CTC Media has agreed to buy network DTV Group from its shareholder, Sweden's Modern Times Group, for $395 million, as it looks to gain from the country's fast-growing TV advertising market.

Teorema Postpones Its IPO

  • 11 December 07
  • Reuters
Teorema Holding, the parent company of real estate developer Teorema, said Monday that it had postponed an initial public offering of shares because of poor market conditions.

Teorema Postpones Its IPO

  • 11 December 07
  • Reuters
Teorema Holding, the parent company of real estate developer Teorema, said Monday that it had postponed an initial public offering of shares because of poor market conditions.

Growth Seen Strong Despite Global Jitters

  • 03 September 07
  • Reuters
Global financial jitters will not hamper Russian economic growth as companies continue to invest, while a liquidity squeeze may help the Cabinet fight inflation, a poll of 11 economists showed Friday.

$2Bln to Build Up Rosneft Port

  • 11 September 06
  • Reuters
Rosneft will invest more than $2 billion to turn the Black Sea port of Tuapse into its top downstream base to handle quickly growing output, Rosneft officials said.

Economists Upbeat on '06 Outlook

  • 30 December 05
  • Reuters
Russia's economic outlook was brighter than expected but the chances of the government meeting its 8.5 percent inflation target for 2006 are slim, a Reuters survey of economists shows.

Refined Oil Products Fuel Baltic Ports

  • 20 October 05
  • Reuters
Russia's growing exports of refined oil products have allowed the Baltic ports in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia to avoid running dry despite a slump in crude oil volumes from Russia.