Lotte Group, a South Korean company, has opened a five-star hotel in the center of the Russian city of St. Petersburg, a correspondent of Interfax reports today from the opening ceremony.
The American investment fund Hines has applied for the acquisition of the shopping mall Nevsky Tsentr located on Nevsky Avenue (near Vosstaniya Square and Moscow Station) in St. Petersburg. This was reported to Vedomosti by three advisors who worked with the negotiators.
An Italian company will invest EUR 5 mln in the development of the service Delimobil in Saint Petersburg during three years, bringing the number of cars to one thousand. This information has been communicated to journalists today by Chairman of the Board of Directors of Carsharing Russia LLC Vincenzo Trani during the inauguration of the per-minute rental service.
Wrigley (part of Mars Inc.) plans to invest 1 billion rubles within two years in the modernization of the St. Petersburg factory in order to expand the export of products.
BASF Group, the world’s leading producer of construction chemicals, opened a second line at the plant in St. Petersburg. The enterprise will manufacture products which are in demand in the underground construction (mining industry and tunneling) — alkali-free concrete accelerators.
On Wednesday, President Vladimir Putin, at the request of Igor Sechin, Chief Executive Officer of Rosneft and Chairman of the Board of Directors of its majority shareholder Rosneftegaz, met the heads of new shareholders of the oil company, i. e. Chief Executive Officer of Glencore Ivan Glasenberg and Director General of Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) Abdulla bin Mohammed bin Saud Al Thani, kremlin.ru reported.