The new us sanctions were the first victims


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U.S. investment Bank Morgan Stanley decided not to buy the St. Petersburg shopping center “Nevsky center”, says family-owned Demyan Kudryavtsev, the newspaper “Vedomosti”.

As the main causes of failure of plans of interlocutors of the edition called the new anti-Russian sanctions, which were announced by the US state Department on 8 August and will come into force at the end of the month. According to others, the decision was made a month ago.

Us partner was to speak Czech PPF Real Estate. Will she now qualify for the “Nevsky center” alone, is unclear. Analysts say the building is very attractive for investors due to the location in the city center — Nevsky prospect near the Moscow railway station. Does not prevent him even the door to the other Mall “Gallery”, which already belongs to Morgan Stanley.

The current owner of Nevsky centre — the Finnish Stockmann Group — put it up for sale in 2016. Currently the company is the anchor tenant of the complex.

Morgan Stanley, in turn, is one of the main foreign investors in Russian real estate. In addition to the “Gallery”, it belongs to the Moscow shopping center “metropolis”.

On 8 August, the US state Department announced new sanctions to be imposed against Russia in two phases: on 22 August and November. The restrictions involve a ban on delivery to Moscow of the electronic devices of double appointment. The second part, if voted into power, touch the “Aeroflot” — he will be banned flights to the United States.

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