Vedomosti: the holding of the family head of the Ministry of agriculture buys a major producer of poultry meat
Agropredpriyatie Akashevo”, located in the Mari El Republic, may pass under the control of the holding company “the Agrocomplex them. N. I. Tkachev,” close to the family members of the Minister of agriculture of the Russian Federation Alexander Tkachev, the newspaper Vedomosti , citing two sources knowledgeable about the deal.
Group managers “Agro”, headed by the Deputy Director General for animal farming Alexander Kvashnin, according to one source, has already started work on Akashiwo”.
The reason for the sale of the enterprise the General Director of the Russian poultry Union Galina Bobyleva called financial difficulties. She explained that the active development of the factory started in the “difficult period,” when prices of chicken meat has stopped. This “Akasawa” by 2015, came in seventh place in the production of broiler meat in Russia.
The newspaper noted that the acquisition of the new plant will triple the capacity of “Agrocomplex them. N. I. Tkachev,” production of chicken and will make it one of the market leaders.
“Akashevo” is one of the main projects of the agricultural Bank. In 2015, the company produced 5% of chicken meat in the country, which amounted to 203 thousand tons. According to the SPARK database, the owner of the factory – Nikolai Krivas.
Agrokompleks them. N. I. Tkachev,” was created in 1994 by the father of the Minister of agriculture and former Governor of the region Alexander Tkachev. The company is one of the largest in the Krasnodar region. Shareholder is the Minister’s brother Alexei Tkachev.
Earlier this year it became known that the “agricultural complex” for the year increased the land Bank of more than two times and took 6th place in the ranking of the largest owners of farmland in Russia. However, as it turned out, the current Minister of agriculture of the Russian Federation, the former Governor of Kuban for the year earned more than 50 million rubles, having increased the income by 25 times.
The newspaper “Vedomosti” foundthat the agricultural holding associated with the family of the Minister Tkachev, has become one of the leaders in the market through loans of state banks.
According to journalists, before the winter Olympics in Sochi the company was only a Union of small agricultural farms. However, after the success of Sochi-2014, under the leadership of then-Governor of Krasnodar region Alexander Tkachev, who received a position in the government, his family business took off.
The government, we note, does not find conflict of interests in the agribusiness relatives Tkachev. After the inspection earlier this year was recognizedthat “in the performance of duties of the post of the Federal Minister of conflict of interest was not admitted”.