Kazakh KazMunaiGaz reiterated its interest in the Unipetrol privatization yesterday and said that it is holding talks with the short-listed companies to create a consortium. So far, it has not signed any formal agreement with any of the bidders. Neutral. Source: Reuters.
Separately, Unipetrol's main subsidiaries yesterday reported their audited FY2003 CAS results, which differed insignificantly from their preliminary results reported a month ago. Neutral.
Jan Hájek, Patria Finance