Motor Sich could become property of the US

Мотор Сич может перейти в собственность США

American company Oriole Capital Group may buy a controlling stake in Ukrainian company Motor Sich.

The newspaper reminds that China in 2017, has agreed to purchase Ukrainian companies, but Kiev has frozen the deal in 2018 on the basis of national security.

An unnamed Ukrainian official told the newspaper that the final decision of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine on stopping the sales of Motor Sich Chinese companies Skyrizon Aviation will be in March.

As noted, Oriole Capital Group has 10 years of experience in the aviation industry and are of interest for at least three Ukrainian aviation companies. Managing partner Capital Group Oriole Hussein Mousavi confirmed during a telephone conversation that he help officials of the state Department and the American Embassy in Kiev in buying a controlling stake Motor Sich. Company from Dallas called Trive Capital to Finance the deal.

According to Mousavi, the reasons why he is interested in buying Motor Sich, are not only in the great heritage of the Ukrainian producer of engines, which include engines for the world’s largest aircraft an-225 Mriya. She also played the role of provider of Kharkiv state aviation production enterprise. Namely in this company Moussaoui unsuccessfully tried to invest $ 150 million in 2017.

As writes the edition, the former U.S. official, briefed on the situation around Motor Sich, assured that the Oriole and Trive is “reliable” companies and “serious” contenders.

BuzzFeed notes that Ukraine’s decision to freeze the agreement to sell Motor Sich Skyrizon Chinese Aviation gave the administration of President Donald trump time to find potential investors in its private sector.

Earlier it was reported that the question of the purchase of Motor Sich discussed informal adviser to trump Eric Prince.