On May 19, CJSC Republican Internet Exchange acquired a 24.8% equity stake in JSC Tomskenergosbyt, the latter company informed.
Before this deal, Republican Internet Exchange did not have voting shares in the power supply company.
At the same time, Agra LLC has withdrawn from Tomskenergosbyt selling its 24.8% equity stake.
According to the statement, the sale was motivated by the Tomskenergosbyt Board of Directors' recommendation as of April 25, 2014 to cancel the payment of 2013 dividends.
JSC Tomskenergosbyt (Tomsk Power Supply Company, tax number: 7017114680) is the principal supplier of electric power to Tomsk region, its share in the regional market is 85%. The regional electric power consumer market profile is as follows: RN-Energo LLC (the oil-extracting industry) (35.5%), industrial enterprises (19.3%), agricultural consumers (1.7%), non-industrial consumers (4.8%), state-financed consumers (2.8%), the population and settlements (17%), wholesale resale enterprises (9.6%).
According to the DataCapital information retrieval system, RAS net profit of JSC Tomskenergosbyt for 2013 went up 6.17% to RUB 15.731 million from RUB 14.817 million in 2012. Revenue decreased by 7.28% to RUB 8.957 billion from RUB 9.66 billion, sales profit by 14.37% to RUB 396.252 million from RUB 462.768 million, pre-tax profit 5.26-fold to RUB 6.158 million from RUB 32.378 million.