Madrid-based restaurant operator AmRest said on Tuesday 6 December it agreed to sell its KFC restaurant business in Russia for at least €100 million to Russian restaurant and entertainment company Almira.
AmRest follows hundreds of Western companies which have either withdrawn, sold or closed down operations in Russia since the invasion of Ukraine in February.
The company said the sale will not require further impairments than the ones booked in the accounting period ending in June.
Formerly One Of The Main Markets
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Before the Ukrainian crisis, Russia was one of the main markets for the restaurant operator.