Russian billionaire Suleiman Kerimov ’s challenge to a freeze on his assets, including stakes in mining company OAO Polyus Gold and fertilizer maker OAO Uralkali , will be heard next month in a Cyprus court.
Russian billionaire Suleiman Kerimov, who with partners owns a controlling stake in OAO Uralkali, is seeking to add OAO Silvinit and Belaruskali to the holding to create the world’s largest potash producer, Vedomosti said.
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Russian billionaire Suleiman Kerimov’s companies bought a 6 percent stake in OAO Rostelecom, Russia’s dominant fixed-line phone company, from Yevgeny Yurchenko, a former head of OAO Svyazinvest, Vedomosti reported, citing Yurchenko and Anton Averin, managing director at Kerimov’s Nafta-Moskva.
Nordea Bank AB’s Norwegian division acquired about 1 percent of OAO Rostelecom, Russia’s dominant long-distance phone operator, from a company that belongs to Russian billionaire Suleiman Kerimov, Kommersant said, citing an unidentified shareholder of Rostelecom.
OAO Uralkali’s billionaire owners, led by Suleiman Kerimov, are studying a potential sale of rare- earth producer OAO Solikamsk Magnesium Plant and have held talks with a Rosatom Corp. unit, company executives said.