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Prokhorov Pledges $50,000 for Adopting Children Affected by US Ban

RIA Novosti
25 December 2012
Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov said on Friday his Civic Platform party would pay $50,000 to Russian families that adopt one of the 46 children whose pending adoption by US parents might be affected by a ban approved by the State Duma

Prokhorov reassures investors as he focuses on politics

Reuters
29 October 2012
Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov's assets will continue to be well managed by his partners after his announcement that he is stepping back from his businesses in order to dedicate himself to politics

Prokhorov Rues Bickering Biathlon Coaches

RIA Novosti
20 April 2012
The historic collapse of Russia's biathletes at the March world championships in Germany was down to quarrels between coaches that punctured team spirit, biathlon union president Mikhail Prokhorov said Thursday

Prokhorov announces criteria for his party leaders

Russia Today
20 March 2012
Billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov says regional leaders for his new party will be selected through competition based on opinion polls

Mikhail Prokhorov: 'Playing the long game'

Aljazeera
29 February 2012
A tycoon known more for being a playboy than politically active, Prokhorov is running in Russia's presidential poll

Mikhail Prokhorov Has Promised To Donate His Billions To Charity If Elected Russian President

Business Insider
11 February 2012
Mikhail Prokhorov, Russian presidential candidate and the country's third richest man, announced that he would donate practically all his money to charity if he was elected president

Russia needs to change – but by evolution not revolution

The Guardian
13 January 2012
I hope Russia can avoid a bumpy – and perhaps bloody – phase as it moves to become a full partner of Europe's democracies

Billionaire Prokhorov pledges to publish his election program next week

The Voice of Russia
26 December 2011
Mikhail Prokhorov, who plans to run for president next March, says he will publish his election program next week

Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov announces presidential bid

The Telegraph
12 December 2011
Mikhail Prokhorov, Russia’s third richest man, has announced he will run against Vladimir Putin in next year’s Russian presidency.

Prokhorov says his political comeback possible

RIA Novosti
12 October 2011
The former leader of the Right Cause party, billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov, said he would return to politics as soon as the Russian society is ripe, his press service said on Tuesday.

The Nets will still be the Nets in Brooklyn

Yahoo! Sports
10 October 2011
In 2012, the New Jersey Nets ' new home, the Barclays Center, will open in Brooklyn. It'll inaugurate a new era for the franchise, one in which they can seriously entertain becoming a big-market team with the financial foundation to weather any sustained period of poor performance.

Prokhorov's Odd Manifesto

The Moscow Times
29 August 2011
Russian tabloid journalists adore scandal-prone billionaire-turned-politician Mikhail Prokhorov.

Russian tycoon Prokhorov quits business for politics

RIA Novosti
19 Jule 2011
Mikhail Prokhorov, ranked by Forbes as Russia's third richest man with a fortune of $18 billion, formally quit business on Tuesday to go into politics.

Russian Billionaire Nets Owner Prokhorov Voted Head of Political Party

Bloomberg
27 June 2011
Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov was elected chairman of the Pravoye Delo political party as the pro-democracy movement seeks to challenge Prime Minister Vladimir Putin’s United Russia in this year’s election.

The Kremlin’s Loyal Opposition

Newsweek
19 June 2011
Mikhail Prokhorov is the likely leader of a new opposition party in upcoming elections—but Putin isn’t scared.

Prokhorov looks to head A Right Cause

The Moscow news
17 May 2011
Mikhail Prokhorov is ready to sacrifice business commitment for the right cause, and is looking towards the appropriately named Pravoye Delo (A Right Cause) party.

Prokhorov Expects Nets to be NBA's Most Profitable After Brooklyn Move

Nets Daily
16 April 2011
Mikhail Prokhorov expects the Nets to be the NBA's most profitable once the team moves into Barclays Center.

Biathlon failure puts Prokhorov under fire

The Moscow news
14 March 2011
Sport-loving oligarch Mikhail Prokhorov is under fire after Russia suffered a dismal showing at the Biathlon World Cup.

Prokhorov’s Plan For D-Will

NBA.com (blog)
5 March 2011
Prokhorov shared some of his thoughts on the Nets’ plan before the game. Sitting on a panel with NBA Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver, AEG President and CEO Tim Leiweke and Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment chairman Larry Tannenbaum, Prokhorov admitted that this time in London would be his first opportunity to sit down and begin selling Williams on the Nets face-to-face.

Nets Owner Mikhail Prokhorov Says Nets Will Win Title In Next Four Seasons

CNBC
24 February 2011
Mikhail Prokhorov, Russia’s second richest man and owner of the New Jersey Nets, who bought the team nine months ago, speaks to CNBC about New Jersey Nets.

Nets' Owner Takes In An Evening of Russian Culture

NJNets.com
20 January 2011
The Nets hosted “An Evening of Russian Culture” at the Prudential Center on Wednesday evening, and (Russian) owner Mikhail Prokhorov was in attendance for the occasion, which took place during the night's game against the Utah Jazz.

Billionaire Backs a Gas-Electric Hybrid Car to Be Built in Russia

The New York Times
14 December 2010
Mikhail D. Prokhorov, the Russian billionaire who owns the New Jersey Nets basketball team, rolled out another pet project on Monday: Russia’s first gas-electric hybrid car.

Russian tycoon Prokhorov elected Polyus Gold CEO

RIA Novosti
10 December 2010

The board of Russia's largest gold mining company Polyus Gold has appointed its Chairman Mikhail Prokhorov as company CEO, Polyus Gold said on Thursday following a board meeting.



Mikhail Prokhorov : "J'aime l'energie des Francais"

La Tribune
30 November 2010
Mikhail Prokhorov, deuxième fortune de Russie, est à la tête de d'Onexim, un empire allant de l'or à la finance. Il explique dans un entretien exclusif ce que la Russie doit faire pour se réformer et détaille ses projets à moyen terme avec notamment le lancement en coopération avec le groupe Bolloré d'une voiture électrique vendue 10.000 dollars.

Mikhail Prokhorov : « Je ne reve pas »

Le Courrier de Russie
15 November 2010
Mikhaïl Prokhorov est la deuxième fortune de Russie. C’est aussi un oligarque à part, réputé pour sa simplicité, son goût du sport et de la bonne chère. Entretien exclusif avec Le Courrier de Russie.

The N.B.A.’s Oligarch and His Power Games

The New York Times
1 November 2010
YOU MIGHT THINK that Mikhail Prokhorov would have had a not-so-soft case of buyer’s remorse this past spring. Last year, a month before the start of the National Basketball Association season, the 45-year-old Russian billionaire struck a deal to buy the New Jersey Nets from the real estate developer Bruce C. Ratner, who had owned the team since 2004.

Q&A with Mikhail Prokhorov

Fortune
29 October 2010
In addition to his media ventures, which includes Snob magazine, Mikhail Prokhorov owns the New Jersey (soon to be Brooklyn) Nets basketball team and investment bank Renaissance Capital. It's been reported that he is also working on mass producing an affordable hybrid-powered car in his native Russia. While other outlets have reported on the harassment and even murder of Russian journalists critical of the government, Prokhorov says journalists largely self-censor over concerns of "writing the wrong thing.

Russia's elite is out of touch - Prokhorov

The Moscow news
13 October 2010
Russia’s elite is sadly lacking the common touch, and has been for centuries, according to Mikhail Prokhorov.

Prokhorov Flies Nets to Moscow for Winner Pep Talk

Bloomberg
11 October 2010
Mikhail Prokhorov met with his New Jersey Nets for the first time on his old home basketball court in Moscow, where the players got a taste of life under the NBA’s first non-American owner.

Yormark: Nets need new culture, more exposure in Russia, maybe new name

BallinEurope.com
28 September 2010
New Jersey Nets CEO/president Brett Yormark was recently in boss Mikhail Prokhorov’s hometown of Moscow in order to conduct a little team business.

Nets Billionaire Woos Russian Fans in U.S. With `Snob' Magazine

Bloomberg
14 September 2010
Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov is bringing his $100 million Snob media project to the U.S. as he seeks to attract a “global audience” for the New Jersey Nets basketball team.

NBA Opens Moscow Office to Grow Brand

The Moscow times
10 September 2010
The National Basketball Association opened an office in Moscow to get closer to the growing number of fans in Russia and Eastern Europe, NBA chief operational director Adam Silver said Thursday.

Russian billionaire Prokhorov to roll out hybrid car models in December

ÐÈÀ Íîâîñòè
31 August 2010
Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov will present three electric vehicle models in December for public approval, he said on Tuesday.

NBA's New Jersey Nets File Paperwork to Change Team's Name in 2012

Bloomberg
13 August 2010
The New Jersey Nets and owner Mikhail Prohkorov have begun the application process for changing the team’s name.

Nets' Prokhorov has a Brooklyn state of mind

USA Today
28 Jule 2010
Mikhail Prokhorov is a Russian businessman taking over a New Jersey franchise who thinks Brooklyn real estate is worth a billion dollars.

Avery Johnson Has Verbal Agreement to Coach the Nets

New York Sports
10 June 2010
Mikhail Prokhorov has found the coach who will get the Nets started on winning that championship

Klub Prokhorov

New York Magazine
30 May 2010
The billionaire Nets owner and the creation (his creation, actually) of a new kind of New York Russian.

There's a New Oligarch in Town

Wall Street Journal
24 May 2010
The National Basketball Association's first owner from outside North America got down to business in his own unique style Wednesday. First he had an early-morning meeting with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Then things got interesting.

Prokhorov’s $200 Million Purchase of Nets Gets NBA Approval

Bloomderg
12 May 2010
Mikhail Prokhorov became the second foreign team owner in U.S. professional sports when the Russian billionaire’s $200 million purchase of the New Jersey Nets was approved by the National Basketball Association.

Prokhorov a jete la rancune a l’eau

Paris Match
29 March 2010
Trois ans après les injustes accusations de la police contre lui, le richissime homme d’affaires russe demeure un ami de la France. Et il nous le dit.

Why Billionaire Says He’s Only NBA Owner Who Can Dunk

Bloomberg
29 March 2010
Mikhail Prokhorov steps off his Gulfstream V into the swirling snow and subzero temperatures of Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, where he’s come to visit his gold mine. Though it’s almost midnight, Prokhorov has no interest in retiring to his hotel room. Instead, he’s whisked away in a police-escorted Mercedes to the local gym, where he puts in two hours running on a treadmill and lifting weights, Bloomberg Markets reports in its May issue.

Future NJ Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov avoids questions about basketball, bemoans fate of Russian biathlon team

NJ.com
18 February 2010
“I hoped to get good results here. For the time being, we are not very lucky,” the oligarch said in careful but inexpert English, after his women failed to medal in the 10-kilometer pursuit.

Business Asked to Help Modernize

The Moscow Times
15 February 2010
Prokhorov said ONEXIM Group was ready to provide financing of the project in full, while the government should ease certification standards and develop a market for liquefied natural gas.

Russian Billionaire Moves a Step Closer to Buying the Nets

The New York Times
17 December 2009

The Russian billionaire Mikhail D. Prokhorov moved closer to taking control of the Nets on Tuesday night when he signed formal contracts to buy a controlling stake in the team and to invest in its new home, a billion-dollar arena planned as part of a development in Brooklyn.



Prokhorov Offers to Finance Aurora

The Moscow Times
6 December 2009
07 December 2009 The Moscow Times Billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov has offered to finance the upkeep of the legendary cruiser Aurora.

Grousbeck 'favorably impressed' with Prokhorov

NECN
9 November 2009
(NECN) - As part of the process of approving a new NBA owner, Boston Celtics owner and CEO Wyc Grousbeck met with Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov in recent weeks.

Stern cites progress on Prokhorov

AFP
23 October 2009
NEW YORK — National Basketball Commissioner David Stern voiced optimism Thursday that Mikhail Prokhorov's bid to buy a majority share of the New Jersey Nets could be approved by the end of the year.

Prokhorov Says Nets Will Make Profit in 2011-12

The Moscow Times
13 October 2009
Billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov said he was counting on his newly acquired New Jersey Nets basketball team to become profitable as soon as it moves to Brooklyn for the 2011-12 season.

Prokhorov Puts His Bets on Debt

The Moscow Times
12 October 2009
Billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov said the best place to invest during the crisis is in debt restructuring, a niche that has so far gone largely unfilled.

New Prokhorov

GQ
2 October 2009
One and a half years ago MIKHAIL PROKHOROV gave his first big general interview. This interview was published in GQ’s December 2007 issue. At that time Mikhail was mostly known for his eccentric behaviour. Now people tend to call him by his second name, Mikhail Dmitrievich, which does not simply come from his “going into money”. Our journalist Nikolay Uskov tried to find out where it comes from.

In Settlement, Prokhorov Clears Moscow Times of Wrongdoing

The Moscow Times
29 September 2009
Mikhail Prokhorov and The Moscow Times have buried the hatchet after a 14-month court battle over a defamation lawsuit involving comments made by the billionaire’s former partner Vladimir Potanin.

France drops prostitution case involving Russian billionaire

RIA Novosti
28 September 2009
A scandal involving metals magnate Mikhail Prokhorov, Russia's richest man, and alleged prostitutes has been dropped for a lack of evidence, the oligarch's lawyer said on Monday.

Meet Mikhail Prokhorov

The New Yorker
25 September 2009

Being a Russian oligarch these days isn’t easy. The best and brightest of them are in exile or in jail; others, after feasting on leverage during the commodities boom, now have tummies full of debt. Of those still in the game, Mikhail Prokhorov is the richest, with an estimated net worth, according to Forbes, of $9.5 billion. At six-foot-seven, he is also the tallest, though this alone cannot explain the complicated process whereby he appears ready to buy the New Jersey Nets and build a stadium for them in Brooklyn.



Russian Billionaire Prokhorov Offers to Buy N.J. Nets

Bloomberg
23 September 2009

Mikhail Prokhorov, Russia’s richest man, offered to buy the New Jersey Nets and help move the National Basketball Association team to Brooklyn.



Medvedev seeks Russian economy modernization

Associated Press
18 June 2009

Russia imports too much high technology and cutting-edge innovations and must do more to free the economy from its reliance on heavy industries like oil and gas, President Dmitry Medvedev said



Prokhorov Urges Foreigners to Invest

The Moscow Times
8 June 2009
Mikhail Prokhorov urged foreign investors Friday to seize opportunities in Russia, saying previously inaccessible assets have been put up for sale.

Prokhorov Moves to Mining Village

The Moscow Times
25 May 2009
Billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov, president of Onexim Group, has changed his official place of residence from Moscow to a small village in the Krasnoyarsk region where the main assets of his Polyus Gold are located.

Last Man Standing

Forbes
12 March 2009
Two years after being all but written off, metals mogul Mikhail D. Prokhorov is back--as the richest man in Russia.

Prokhorov Denies Bid For French Mansion

The Moscow Times
24 February 2009
Mikhail Prokhorov, Russia's richest man, said Monday that he never planned to buy a French mansion owned by Lily Safra, the widow of banker Edmond Safra, denying media reports.

The Oligarch and the All-Star

The Globe and Mail
25 January 2009
What do Scottie Pippen, the NBA All-Star, and Mikhail Prokhorov, the Russian oligarch, have in common? Today, in one of sports' oddest match-ups, they both found themselves playing on the same basketball team in Moscow. And the Muscovites loved it. So did I. Talk about surprises.

Darkness at dawn: will light pierce the gloom in 2009?

Independent
4 January 2009
Can British business pull out of the credit-crunched rubble disfiguring the start of the year? Are there any regions worth investing in during the recession? How many more companies will collapse? Mark Leftly, Simon Evans and Margareta Pagano put these questions to 10 leading corporate figures

The Russian billionaire who saw the crisis coming

Reuters
26 November 2008
In a few short months, Russia's business elite have seen their billion-dollar fortunes crumble. Not Mikhail Prokhorov. He says he saw the crisis coming.

Onexim Group President Mikhail Prokhorov Heads Russia's Biathlonists Union

28 October 2008
Mikhail Prokhorov, the president of Onexim Group, has been elected a new head of Russia's Union of Biathlonists on October 27, 2008.

Potanin, MT Lose Defamation Suit

The Moscow Times
22 October 2008
The Moscow Arbitration Court ruled in favor of billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov in his defamation case against former business partner Vladimir Potanin and The Moscow Times on Wednesday, ordering the defendants to pay a fine of 1,000 rubles each.

Prokhorov urges Norilsk Nickel board to reverse $2 bln buyback

Interfax
13 October 2008
Billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov, who is a member of  the board of directors at MMC Norilsk Nickel (RTS: GMKN), has
demanded an emergency board meeting to try and reverse a decision to buy back $2 billion worth of the nickel producer's stock.


Potanin, Prokhorov Agreed About Divorce

Kommersant
24 September 2008
Ex-partners Vladimir Potanin and Mikhail Prokhorov have neared the final split of the assets. The businessmen sealed a protocol, whereby Prokhorov becomes the majority holder at Polus Zoloto gold miner, while Potanin gets 2 percent in Norilsk Nickel and the stakes in RUSIA Petroleum and APK Agros.

Prokhorov Tells Students How to Get Rich

The Moscow Times
2 September 2008
Billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov on Monday advised students at the government's Financial Academy that going into private business, rather than working for the state, was the best way to get rich and join him on the Forbes list.

French Villa Link to Prokhorov Denied

The Moscow Times
18 August 2008
An official at Mikhail Prokhorov's Onexim Group denied Sunday that the billionaire was close to buying the legendary Villa Leopolda on the French Riviera.

Olympics’08

Kommersant
6 August 2008
Mikhail Prokhorov’s Onexim group will give all medal winners from the CSKA club 3, 1.5 and 1 million roubles; their coaches will get 1 million, 500.000 and 300.000 roubles.

Prokhorov Proposed as Norilsk Chief

The Moscow Times
11 Jule 2008
The main labor union at Norilsk Nickel has asked the company's board to reappoint billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov as its chief executive.

Oligarch's vision of a Russian giant: Prokhorov backs merger of nickel and aluminium miners to form a $100bn rival to a united BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto

The Independent on Sunday
6 Jule 2008
Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov has called for the creation of a $100bn Russian mining champion, ahead of an intense boardroom battle with former friend and business partner Vladimir Potanin tomorrow.

RUSAL endorses de Selliers for chairmanship of Norilsk Nickel board

Interfax
4 Jule 2008
United Company RUSAL is supporting Guy de Selliers candidacy for chairman of the board of directors of MMC Norilsk Nickel.

Prokhorov Touts New Innovations

The Moscow Times
3 Jule 2008
Billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov said Wednesday that he would soon create a foundation to support scientists, joining a growing chorus of businessmen eager to invest in new innovations.

Major Polyus Gold shareholder not selling

RosBusinessConsulting
2 Jule 2008

Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov, part owner of United Co. Rusal, which holds a 25% stake in OAO Norilsk Nickel (GMKN.RS), said Wednesday he backs the continuation of Denis Morozov as Norilsk's chief executive.



Rusal's Prokhorov Backs Morozov As Norilsk Nickel CEO

Dow Jones International News
2 Jule 2008
Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov, part owner of United Co. Rusal, which holds a 25% stake in OAO Norilsk Nickel (GMKN.RS), said Wednesday he backs the continuation of Denis Morozov as Norilsk's chief executive.

The Innovation Breakthrough

2 Jule 2008
Mikhail Prokhorov’s speech during the 4th Annual National Business Congress on how to make the innovation breakthrough happen.

Russian rivals win seats on Norilsk Nickel board

The Financial Times
1 Jule 2008
Oleg Deripaska's United Company Rusal won a third of the seats on Norilsk Nickel's nine-man board at its annual meeting yesterday, strengthening the Russian billionaire's position in a battle to lead a merger to create one of the world's biggest metals and mining groups.

Vladimir Potanin Fails To Change The Balance Of Power At Polyus Gold

Kommersant
27 June 2008
The Polyus Gold company's AGM has not helped Vladimir Potanin to change the balance of power within the company. Potanin's former partner, Mikhail Prokhorov, gained effective control of Polyus Gold in autumn of 2007.

Independent for Polyus board

The Financial Times
27 June 2008
Shareholders in Polyus Gold, Russia's largest gold miner, yesterday elected another independent director to the company's board as its two main billionaire shareholders continued to battle for control.

Onexim Group to join effort to reconfigure Russian energy system

Interfax
18 June 2008
Mikhail Prokhorov's Onexim Group plans to join the efforts to reconfigure the Russian energy system, created through reorganizing Unified Energy Systems of Russia, RAO UES. The Russian energy system has been broken up into 14 regional (TGK) and 6 wholesale (OGK) generating companies in different regions. Both have acquired private strategic investors.

Prokhorov says Norilsk-RUSAL merger inevitable

Reuters
7 June 2008
A merger between Russian metals giants Norilsk Nickel and United Company RUSAL is "inevitable" to maximise the competitiveness of both companies, billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov said on Saturday.

Polyus Shares Jump On Prokhorov Offer

The Moscow Times
3 June 2008
Shares of Polyus, the country’s leading gold producer, jumped  11 percent, or 163 rubles, on the MICEX exchange Monday after Onexim Group, Mikhail Prokhorov’s holding company, offered to boost his stake in the company by 6.54 percent.

Polyus shares rise 11 pct after co-owner share bid

Reuters
2 June 2008
Polyus Gold's Moscow-traded stock rose more than 11 percent on Monday after part-owner Mikhail Prokhorov offered to buy 6.54 percent of the Russian miner, the world's fourth-largest gold firm by reserves.

Britain’s Authorities Probe Into Surge in Polus Zoloto

Kommersant
27 May 2008
Britain’s Financial Services Authority (FSA) has set to probing into the surge in Polus Zoloto quotes. The stocks went up once the capital fund Kazimir Partners made an offer for the buyout of 2.5 percent in Polus from its subsidiary, Jenington, for $350 million, Vedomosti reported.

Polyus Gold Gains After Fund Makes Offer for Stake (Update 3)

Bloomberg
19 May 2008
OAO Polyus Gold, Russia's biggest producer of the metal, rose the most since it starting trading in Moscow two years ago after a U.K.-based investment fund Kazimir Partners Ltd. made an offer for a stake in the company.

Potanin to pay $5 bln for KM-Invest stake -paper

guardian.co.uk
13 May 2008
Russian billionaire Vladimir Potanin will pay about $5 billion to buy out former business partner Mikhail Prokhorov's 50 percent share in the investment vehicle they once shared.

Prokhorov to Sell 50 Percent in KM Invest to Ex-Partner

Kommersant
13 May 2008
Mikhail Prokhorov will accumulate $10 billion in cash by the end of this week. He will generate a half of the amount by selling the assets to Vladimir Potanin, transferring roughly $700 million to the budget, RIA Novosti reported referring to Vedomosti.

Prokhorov's man joins UC RUSAL board

Reuters
13 May 2008
Dmitry Razumov, chief executive of Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov's Onexim Group, has joined the board of the world's top aluminium producer, United Company RUSAL, UC RUSAL said on Tuesday.

Russia's Onexim Group to bid for Open Investments SPO

Prime-TASS News Russia
30 April 2008
Russia's Onexim Group, the investment vehicle of Russian billionaire businessman Mikhail Prokhorov, plans to bid for a secondary share issue of Russian real estate developer Open Investments (OPIN), the group said on its official blog Wednesday citing its General Director Dmitry Razumov.

Billionaire Prokhorov Gives $2 Million to Back Kabakov Art Show

Bloomberg
30 April 2008
Billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov is to give $2 million to finance Russia's first retrospective of artworks by its leading postwar artist Ilya Kabakov, the metal tycoon's foundation said today.

Rusal Completed Deal for 25 Percent in Norilsk Nickel

Kommersant
25 April 2008
United Company Rusal has completed the deal for buying out from Mikhail Prokhorov 25 percent plus a stock in GMK Norilsk Nickel. The initial terms of the deal were changed – Prokhorov will get not 11 percent but 14 percent in Rusal plus over $7 billion in addition. Today’s plans of Rusal are to consolidate with Norilsk Nickel within a year.

Prokhorov Sell 25% In Norilsk To RUSAL

The Moscow Times
25 April 2008
Months of negotiations and rumors came to an end Thursday as Oleg Deripaska's United Company RusAl closed a deal to buy a stake of 25 percent plus one share in Norilsk Nickel, the world's biggest producer of the metal.

Interros to buy 50% in Onexim's KM Invest

RIA Novosti
17 April 2008
Russian financial holding Interros said on Thursday it had agreed with Onexim Group to buy a 50% stake in Onexim's KM Invest.

Interros holding could buy Prokhorov's stake in nickel giant

RIA Novosti
8 April 2008
Russian financial holding Interros said on Tuesday it was prepared to consider buying the shares of metals giant Norilsk Nickel from billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov, if his deal with RusAl is cancelled.

RUSAL expects to buy Norilsk stake before end April

Reuters
31 March 2008
Russia's United Company RUSAL said on Monday it expected to complete a deal to buy a stake in Russian metals group Norilsk Nickel before the end of April.

RusAl-Norilsk Merger Could Be Approved

Moscow Times
19 February 2008
The Federal Anti-Monopoly Service "isn't against" a combination of United Company RusAl and Norilsk Nickel, the country's biggest metals producers, said Alexei Ulyanov, head of industrial supervision at the Federal Anti-Monopoly Service.

Rusal's buy of Norilsk Nickel stake approved by Russian regulator

Forbes
31 January 2008
United Company Rusal's planned acquisition of a 29 percent plus one share stake in Norilsk Nickel has been approved, the Federal Anti-Monopoly Service said.

Russia's Polyus to launch Natalka gold mine by 2013

Reuters
29 January 2008
Polyus Gold plans to launch what will be Russia's largest gold mine, the $2.5 billion Natalka project, in 2012 or 2013, the company's chief executive said in a statement on Tuesday. Polyus's board, led by chairman Mikhail Prokhorov, has approved $31.3 million in capital expenditure at Natalka in 2008.

RUSAL to buy Norilsk stake, eyes global scale

Reuters
21 December 2007
Russia's United Company RUSAL will buy a strategic stake in Norilsk Nickel from Mikhail Prokhorov's Onexim Group. RUSAL has applied for regulatory approval in seven countries and expects the deal to close in the first quarter, it said.

Russian tycoon demands apology for arrest at Courchevel resort

Reuters
19 December 2007

Russian businessman Mikhail Prokhorov has publicly demanded an apology from French authorities for his arrest at the Courchevel ski resort in January 2007.

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