Yandex NV entered into a deal to sell Yandex for 475 billion rubles to a consortium of investors

Yandex N.V., a public limited liability company located in the Netherlands. ( Yandex NV is the parent company of Yandex) entered into a deal to sell Yandex for 475 billion rubles to a consortium of investors and will cease to be the parent company. The company statement said that Yandex will remain a private, independent and public organization after the restructuring.

The Dutch company Yandex NV entered into a deal to sell the Yandex business for 475 billion rubles (taking into account a discount of at least 50% of the market value in accordance with the requirements of the subcommittee of the Government Commission for the Control of Foreign Investments) to a consortium of private investors (more details - Here ).

Yandex NV will cease to be the parent company of the group. Until July 31, 2024, it will change its name and stop using Yandex brands. 

The new parent company of Yandex will be the International Joint Stock Company (ICAO) YANDEX, a private and independent company whose shares will be traded on the Moscow Exchange.

Artyom Savinovsky will remain the CEO of Yandex.

Yandex will retain the businesses, services and assets of the Yandex NV group with the exception of foreign startups (Nebius, Toloka, Avride and TripleTen) and a data center in Finland.

Yandex will provide Yandex NV with limited rights to use part of its technologies until the end of 2024.

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