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The company of the richest man in the world Jeff Bezos (Jeff Bezos) Amazon is interested in participation in Russian online store Ozon. It is reported RIA Novosti citing Vladimir Yevtushenkov, the main owner of AFK Sistema, which owns 43 percent of Ozon.
According to him, Jeff Bezos met with the head of Ozon Alexander Shulgin about 5-6 months ago. In addition to the Amazon, the Russian retailer is also interested in Japanese holding company Softbank, said Yevtushenkov.
Earlier AFK “System” have said they are considering the possibility to attract investors and Ozon does not exclude IPO. However, in the beginning of this year Yevtushenkov said that the need for the IPO is not yet critical. According to him, business owners know, due to what the company is going to develop and how to capitalize.
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