Uber’s business in Ukraine is not involved in the Association with the «Yandex»

Business combinations the American company Uber with the Russian «Yandex» does not apply to Ukraine. This is stated in the press release, Uber, sent to the Ukrainian media, particularly the Internet-to the edition «GORDON».

«Uber and «Yandex» announced today that it has reached agreement to merge their businesses in online travel arrangements in Russia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia and Kazakhstan in the new company. Uber’s business in Ukraine is not part of this transaction. Uber will continue its work in Ukraine, as before, entering into the structure of Uber in the region “Central and Eastern Europe”, – stated in the message.

It is noted that the head of Uber in Ukraine and the CIS Alex Stach will continue to work as the leader of Uber in Ukraine.

The company added that Ukraine remains one of the key markets in the region.

«Yandex» and Uber announced today that create a single transportation company. It will work on single platform in Russia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia and Kazakhstan. The application for the order of «Yandex.Taxi» and Uber will continue to be available to users. Under the agreement, Uber and «Yandex» will invest, respectively, $225 million and $100 million in the new company, the cost of which is estimated at $3,725 billion.

Uber Technologies Inc. – an international company from San Francisco, who created the eponymous mobile app to search, call and pay taxi or private drivers. The app is available in 67 countries and in more than 300 cities around the world.

The activities of the service became the reason of scandals and protests in several countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Russia, and others. As a rule, were dissatisfied with Uber taxi drivers.

Yandex is a Russian multinational company, which owns Internet portals, providing over 50 services including the taxi services. The company ceased its activities in Ukraine after being hit by sanctions imposed by the Council of national security and defense of Ukraine due to Russian aggression.

Uber’s business in Ukraine is not involved in the Association with the «Yandex» 13.07.2017

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