Central Federal District of the Russian Federation
127018, Skladochnaya St., 1, building 15
The provider was founded in 2002 in Novosibirsk, however now works across all Russia, providing to the companies of service broadband access, paid TV, data center, cloud services, etc. The owner of Avantel is the Cyprian Gosiri Assets Ltd.
Though core business of Avantel is concentrated in Siberia, it works and in other federal districts - offices of the company are located in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Samara. The operator provides services of telephony, data transmission and other telecom services. His clients are more than 12 thousand companies.
Rostelecom is going to resume negotiations on purchase of the operator of fixed connection of Avantel. Announced the source close to state company this CNews. "While Rostelecom did not announce similar intention", - the CEO of Avantel Andrey Goncharov told in June, 2018 to CNews and the representative of Rostelecom confirmed.
Avantel renders services of the fixed telephony, Internet access and data centers in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Novosibirsk and other cities. Clients of the company are more than 12 thousand legal entities.
Rostelecom got permission of Federal Antimonopoly Service to acquisition of Avantel in 2017. The CEO of Avantel Andrey Goncharov says that Rostelecom carried out the due diligence procedure (estimates) Avantela. However at the end of 2017 the transaction was postponed, results of due diligence were valid only until the end of 2017.
Rostelecom conducts negotiations on purchase of Avantel holding which provides communication services to corporate clients. In May, 2017 Vedomosti with reference to the sources familiar with a situation reports about it. According to the edition, Rostelecom already collects information and carries out expert evaluation of data on the purchased asset. Both operators, however, about it do not give any comments.
Transaction amount is not known, however revenue of Avantel in 2015 made about 1.14 billion rubles. For comparison, it is comparable to that how many the large Siberian operator "Novotelekom" (about 1.5 billion rubles) who as a result was estimated at 2.2-2.5 annual revenues earned. Respectively, the cost of Avantel can be also about 2-2.5 billion rubles, assumes the edition.
According to Contour-Focus base in 2016 revenue of the company made 1.2 billion rubles, a sales profit - 110 million rubles, net profit - 22 million rubles.