The representative of Rosneft said that the stake in Bashneft was acquired by the company in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation on the basis of best quotation. Previously, investigators have detained the head of the Ministry of economic development Alexei Ulyukayev on suspicion in receiving a large bribe for the promotion of “Rosneft” in the purchase of government’s stake in Bashneft.
“The actions of the Investigative Committee, the company has not commented. Stake in Bashneft was acquired in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation on the basis of the best commercial offers made to the Bank operator”, – said the source TASS in “Rosneft”.
Earlier, the representative of SK of the Russian Federation Svetlana Petrenko said that the speaker was arrested in connection with the receipt of two million dollars “for the Ministry of economic development issued a positive evaluation, which allowed Rosneft to carry out the acquisition of state-owned shares “Bashneft” in the amount of 50 percent.”
The source of”Interfax”familiar with the situation, had emphasized that the leaders of the company “Rosneft” claims the security forces there.
We will remind, the President of Russia Vladimir Putin officially announced the purchase by Rosneft of a controlling stake in Bashneft in the first half of October. As noted by “Vedomosti”, after making the deal top managers “Bashneft” was fired during the day, which is against the rules of the control of mergers and takeovers.
Later it became known that on the day of the closing of the purchase of Bashneft group of companies “Alliance” has proposed an oil company for four billion more. The group was ready to offer 333,7 billion rubles, while Rosneft has acquired the state-owned stake of “Bashneft” for 329,69 billion.