Five companies express interest in privatization of Angren Logistics Center
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- According to the announcement published by the State Assets Management Agency on 25 July, Express of interest stage of the privatization process of the state share in the authorized capital of “Angren Logistics Center” launched.
As reported previously, "Mosaic Financial" company was attracted as a privatization consultant to carry out the process of privatization of this state asset on the basis of the best international experience.
As part of the Сompany's privatization processes, complex marketing activities were carried out by Consultant, as well as sending investment teasers to potential investors. As a result, Consultant has received expressions of interest from 5 investors.
All proposals received by the State Assets Management Agency together with the privatization Сonsultant were analyzed for compliance with the following criteria:
absence of any judicial, administrative, arbitration or other proceedings that might result in a ban on participation in the privatization process;
compliance with Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan No. 660-II "On Counteraction of Legalization of Criminal Proceeds, Financing of Terrorism and Financing Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation";
Absence of participants (and all key associated persons) in the sanctions lists of the European Union, the United States and international development institutions, as well as a low probability of being included in such lists in the future;
Sound financial position (confirmed by audited IFRS financial statements) and guaranteed ability to raise financing for a potential transaction.
As a result of in-dept analysis of the proposals received by Consultant in accordance with the abovestated criterias, proposals from all investors were recognized as fully complying with the above criteria.
Accordingly, applicants who have successfully passed the Express of interest stage will be invited to participate in the next submission of Binding offers (BO) stage of the privatization process, and Process Letter with detailed information on this stage will be addressed to them.
Once applicants have signed a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA), they will be granted access to a Virtual data room (VDR) containing detailed information about the Asset, including historical and forecast financial performance, and other information prepared by the Consultant.
Binding offers (BO) for purchase of the Asset are accepted by Consultant until 18:00 (Tashkent time) on 17 October 2023.