Yesterday details of plans for development of the main directions of businesses of Vadim Novinsky became known.
As transfers "Interfax - Ukraine", at the corporate conference "Start — Holding" plans for active buying up of shipbuilding plants and subholding removal on IPO were sounded.
As declared during conference the executive director "A smart - holding" Alexey Kuznetsov, the company studies ship-building assets in Ukraine and abroad regarding their possible acquisition. "We consider foreign shipyards and we hope that until the end of September we will already be defined that it will be and in what volume", - mister Kuznetsov promised. According to him, in case of adoption of the positive decision, one of transactions can already take place until the end of September.
Estimating the potential of shipbuilding of the certain countries, the executive director of holding told that doesn't see prospects at the Polish enterprises in connection with the high cost of labor and that simple vessels there make. Absolutely other opinion developed at the manager about Asian producers. "We were in Korea on Daewoo, this is the second producer after Hyundai, and probably there will be any options of strategic cooperation", - he assumed.
I mentioned a top - the manager and that privatization of separate assets in Ukraine in which the company intends to participate will be carried out soon. Alexey Kuznetsov, obviously, means the state Nikolaev shipbuilding plant of a name of 61 Communards which "A smart - the holding" already controls through management and crediting since the end of 2006by these assets
Except restoration of capacities and loading of the Black Sea and Kherson shipbuilding plants, transition to a complete vessel construction, introduction of IFRS, active participation in M&A Vadim Novinsky's managers aim in the long term at carrying out IPO of ship-building business.
According to the acting head of the analytical department of Yupras Capital investment company Alexander Makarov, development and consolidation of ship-building branch become now very attractive. "It is paradoxical, but it was promoted also by the high cost of oil.The rise in price of bunker fuel caused mass decrease in speed of navigation which allows to cut a consumption of this fuel, but increases deficiency of vessels", - the expert told.
He noted that in this regard on container lines Asia - Europe it is necessary to increase fleet by 15-20% that became surprise for and so optimistical forecasts by orders of new vessels. "Creation of ship-building holding in medium-term prospect can bring excellent profitability", - mister Makarov is sure. In his opinion, at least two years for normalization of activity of plants are required, to their integration into uniform structure, providing a package of orders.
"Therefore IPO in the short term shouldn't be expected, - he believes. - However, in the conditions of world financial crisis, even in case of readiness of the company, would be to do it premature".