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May 30, 2002
VimpelCom Ltd.

Russia Vimpelcom profit up in Q1 on more mobile users.

MOSCOW, May 30 (Reuters) - Russia's No. 2 mobile operator Vimpelcom on Thursday showed first quarter profit rising sharply beating expectations, as Muscovites flooded in to buy its services. The company posted net profit of $28.05 million on $145.06 million of revenues for the first quarter...

TAG: Telecommunications

May 22, 2002
Alfa Group Consortium

Demand for Russian corporate debt remains high.

TNK said on Wednesday it was cancelling its new bonds after accountancy firm PriceWaterhouseCoopers said it had to correct TNK's audit. The firm's first deputy president Yosif Bakaleynik said the bond would be reissued in July if market conditions are favourable. Russian corporate bonds were...

TAG: Other

April 25, 2002
ABH Holdings S.A.

Alfa Bank Named Best Credit Institution by Russia’s National Association of Stock Traders (NAUFOR)

Alfa Bank was also cited in two other categories - trading and fixed income. The organisers said the contest, which was arranged with the support of MICEX and RTS, was designed to improve the transparency of and promote the Russian securities markets. The National Association of Stock Traders...

TAG: Financial Services

April 24, 2002
ABH Holdings S.A.

Russia's Alfa Bank Appoints Merrill Lynch and UBS Warburg for Proposed Eurobond Issue

The Bank said that provided market conditions continued to be favourable it envisaged a Eurobond offering as soon as practicable. UBS Warburg was mandated as ratings advisor. Alfa Bank last tapped the international bond markets in July 1997 with a US $175 million three-year issue, which was...

TAG: Financial Services

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