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Russian Billionaire Potanin First in Iranian Investment Race

Billionaire Vladimir Potanin has turn a initial vital Russian financier to buy resources in Iran after a lifting of sanctions, a Kommersant journal reported Wednesday.

Potanin’s investment fund, New Winter Capital Partners (WCP), invested an undisclosed sum into Swedish organisation Pomegranate, a shareholder in a series of Iranian Internet companies including a country’s largest online tradesman Digikala, Kommersant reported.

The was reliable by a handling executive of Winter Capital Advisors, a organisation that consults for WCP.

According to Kommersant’s unclear source, a understanding was finished in March.

The United Nations and a European Union carried sanctions imposed on Iran over a barb module on Jan. 16, 2016.

The lifting of sanctions was followed with seductiveness by a series of Russian investors, including program association ABBYY and Evgeny Roytman, who is set to exercise a Russian Glonass satellite navigation complement and mobile communication complement in Iran, Kommersant reported.

Article source: http://www.themoscowtimes.com/article/570123.html

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