Manturov did not rule out the sale of shares of «Russian Helicopters» Arab partners

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye in fotomancer of industry and trade of Russia Denis Manturov. Archival photoManturov did not rule out the sale of shares of «Russian Helicopters» Arab partners© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye the image Bank

The head of Minpromtorg Denis Manturov does not rule out the sale of additional shares of «Russian Helicopters» Arab partners; according to him, the issue was discussed during his visit to the UAE.

«Yes, such option exists, we, in particular, in the framework of this visit discussed the matter, we are open to adoption of such decisions (the sale of additional shares), it all depends on conditions, but this question is not on the agenda», — Manturov told reporters.

In March Manturov reported that the Indian company had expressed a preliminary interest in buying up to 5% of its shares. Call the company the Minister then refused. Then it became known that the negotiations with the Indian side frozen.

«Rostec» in June 2016, has signed an agreement to sell up to 25% of the company «Helicopters of Russia» the Russian direct investment Fund (RDIF) and middle Eastern investment funds. In February 2017, the consortium of the RDIF and middle Eastern funds gained 12% of the company for $ 300 million. A subsequent potential increase in investment of the consortium can be up to $ 600 million. Other foreign investors will also be able to participate in the acquisition of 12-13% of its shares.