FinlandТs Fortum to leave Russia, to sell Unipro soon
HELSINKI, May 12 (PRIME) -- FinlandТs power company Fortum has decided to leave the Russian market, and will resume the sale of power producer Unipro soon, the company said in a statement on Thursday.
УWe have made a decision about a controlled exit from the Russian market. The preferred way envisages a potential sale of FortumТs Russia-based assets. The process of sale of UniperТs Russian unit Unipro will also be resumed as soon as possible. We have decided to stop using the Fortum brand in Russia,Ф the company said citing CEO Markus Rauramo.