MFT Services SA expressed interest in purchasing 100 percent of shares of Alfa Telecom CJSC. The State Property Management Fund received an appropriate application, the press service of the agency reported.
MFT Services SA is a company limited by shares, engaged in the sale of motor fuels. It was founded in 2013 and registered in Geneva. Its share capital is 100,000 Swiss francs.
According to open sources, MFT Services SA has connections to 691 offshore companies in the British Virgin Islands.
The company is headed by Maurice Taylor, who graduated from Brown University. He previously worked for Banque Paribas. In addition, he is a member of the board in Quadia SA Impact Finance and since 1998 — director of the Cronos Group. He has many years of experience in providing assistance to commodity traders.
According to the latest data, MegaCom was estimated at 13.5 billion soms.
Another Swiss company got interested in purchase of MegaCom. ALF Consulting SA is a small private company in the field of management consulting services, located in Geneva (Switzerland). It has five full-time employees and generates an annual income of $ 1.38 million. The authorized capital is 100,000 Swiss francs, fully paid, divided into one thousand shares in the amount of 100 Swiss francs. The director is Patrick Bittel.
Other sources say that ALF Consulting SA is an intermediary of 496 offshore companies.
At the same time, negotiations with another buyer willing to purchase the mobile operator have not been successful. Aka Minerals and Mining LLC held only one meeting with the management of MegaCom. The nondisclosure agreement was not signed.
An application was also received from the South Korean company Goldenkey Asset Investment & Management. The company manages assets, alternative investments in real estate, energy and renewable energy sources, environmental protection, science and technology, leisure. In particular, it invests in golf courses and other entertainment facilities.
The company was established on June 17, 2011 and is located in Seoul. The general director is Kim Sek-Hyun. In 2015, it changed the name to Goldenkey Asset Investment & Management. Prior to this, the company was called Frontier Management Co. Asset Ltd.