Media: despite promises, Poroshenko still businessman and billionaire "
Petro Poroshenko remains entrepreneur and billionaire, despite his promise to sell the Corporation Roshen, the market Price which is determined at 1, 5 billion dollars, writes the German business magazine.
printed newspaper reminds that the Ukrainian leader has announced his intention to sell the business in 2 different interview with the newspaper Bild. In the first, which Poroshenko has given even before the presidential elections in the country, " he solemnly promised to sell the Corporation in case of his victory. In November, as President, Poroshenko assured Bild that the contract for the sale of Roshen will be signed in the near future.
However confectionery Corporation so no one bought. Italian banker Giovanni Salvetti, explaining the situation to Handelsblatt, said that " at the present time, of course, is not the best time to sell ", referring to the crisis in Ukraine." I hope, in the first two quarters of 2015, the situation will improve, " he added.
Handelsblatt emphasizes that, according to a report published Roshen, last year net profit organizations $ 1, $ 4 million, despite the military operations in Ukraine.
Except confectionery Corporation, Poroshenko has assets of credit institutions and insurance companies, as well as the " Fifth channel ", to sell which he would not, as this, according to him, " it would be dangerous for the whole country ". In addition, the Ukrainian head of own shares shipbuilding organization, the manufacturer of syrup and fitness club.
Poroshenko is very rich, it is a fact, conclusions Handelsblatt, stressing that, according to Forbes, he ranked seventh in the list of most wealthy countries.
Handelsblatt stresses that in the current situation Poroshenko remains to hope for a ceasefire in the country." Depends on his fate as President: citizens expect that he will give them peace and keep the promise, " adds the print edition.