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2010-02-09 01:00:00

AMSTERDAM, February 9 /PRNewswire/ -- VimpelCom Ltd. today announces the commencement of its exchange offer to holders of shares and American Depositary Shares ("ADSs") of Open Joint Stock Company "Vimpel-Communications" ("OJSC VimpelCom") (NYSE:VIP), in which it will offer depositary shares representing VimpelCom Ltd. shares ("DRs") or a nominal cash amount in exchange for OJSC VimpelCom securities (the "Exchange Offer"). Immediately following the successful completion of the Exchange...

2009-09-04 01:44:00

MOSCOW and NEW YORK, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Open Joint Stock Company "Vimpel-Communications" ("VimpelCom" or the "Company") (NYSE: VIP), the leading provider of telecommunications services in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), today announced that it has signed a credit line agreement with Sberbank in the amount of RUR 10 billion. The loan with Sberbank bears interest at a rate of 15% per annum and to be repaid in two equal installments in August 2012 and...

2009-07-14 10:42:00

MOSCOW, July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Open Joint Stock Company "Vimpel-Communications" ("VimpelCom" or the "Company") (NYSE: VIP) today announced that it has issued Russian ruble-denominated bonds through LLC VimpelCom-Invest, a consolidated Russian subsidiary of VimpelCom, in an aggregate principal amount of 10 billion Russian rubles, which is the equivalent of approximately $ 303 million at today's Central Bank of Russia exchange rate. The bonds are guaranteed by VimpelCom. The...

2009-04-28 02:35:00

MOSCOW and NEW YORK, April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Open Joint Stock Company "Vimpel-Communications" ("VimpelCom" or the "Company") (NYSE: VIP), a leading provider of telecommunications services in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), today announced that its Beeline brand was included in the BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands ranking and was named as one of the world's 10 most valuable telecom brands. The Beeline brand ranked no. 72, with an estimated brand...

2009-03-10 10:28:00

MOSCOW and NEW YORK, March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Open Joint Stock Company "Vimpel-Communications" ("VimpelCom" or the "Company") (NYSE: VIP), today announced that it has signed two non-revolving credit line agreements with Sberbank in the amount of RUR 8 billion and US$250 million. The three year loan agreement with Sberbank in the amount of RUR 8 billion bears interest at a maximum rate of 19.0% per annum and matures in December, 2011. The four year loan agreement with Sberbank in...

2009-02-10 05:07:00

MOSCOW and NEW YORK, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Open Joint Stock Company "Vimpel-Communications" ("VimpelCom" or the "Company") (NYSE: VIP), today announced that it intends to submit to the Russian Federal Financial Markets Service documentation required for the potential issuance of Russian ruble-denominated bonds through LLC VimpelCom-Invest, a consolidated Russian subsidiary of VimpelCom. The bonds may be issued depending on VimpelCom's funding needs within a period of one year from...

2008-10-29 09:00:10

NetCracker was selected by Open Joint Stock Company VimpelCom Group (NYSE:VIP) as its strategic OSS supplier. The cooperation between NetCracker and VimpelCom is a continuation of the successful partnership originally established between NetCracker and Golden Telecom. In February 2008, VimpelCom merged with Golden Telecom, a leading facilities-based provider of integrated telecommunications and internet services in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States. VimpelCom Group has...

2008-08-28 06:00:55

MOSCOW and NEW YORK, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Open Joint Stock Company "Vimpel-Communications" ("VimpelCom" or the "Company") , a leading provider of telecommunications services in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) today announced its financial and operating results for the quarter ended June 30, 2008. Financial and Operating Highlights -- Net operating revenues reached $2,611 million, an increase of 52.1% versus 2Q2007. -- OIBDA reached $1,223...

2008-05-28 03:00:09

ECI Telecom, a global provider of networking infrastructure solutions, announced today that Golden Telecom, Inc. (Golden Telecom), part of the VimpelCom Group, has selected its XDM(R) All-Range(TM) ROADM (Reconfigurable Optical Add Drop Multiplexer) and Multi-Service Transport Platform (MSTP) to expand its network capacity in and around the city of Moscow. Golden Telecom is a leading facilities-based provider of integrated telecommunications and Internet services in major population centers...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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