MOSCOW, June 23 (Reuters) - Abu Dhabi state investor
Mubadala has bought a 2.6% stake in Russia's En+ Group
, which owns 56.9% in aluminium producer Rusal
, Mubadala and En+ said on Wednesday.
Mubadala bought the stake from Polina Yumasheva, En+ said,
the former wife of U.S.-sanctioned Russian businessman Oleg
Deripaska is a founder of Rusal and En+.
En+ "is a market leader in the clean energy and aluminium
sectors, and is a welcome addition to Mubadala's growing and
successful portfolio in Russia," Faris Sohail Al Mazrui, head of
Mubadala in Russia, said in a statement.
Mubadala has a stake in Emirates Global Aluminium, which
operates aluminium smelters in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
Yumasheva's stake in En+ fell to 2.58% after the deal, and
En+'s free float rose to 12.3%.
The U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has been
notified of the sale, En+ added.
(Reporting by Andrey Ostroukh in Moscow
Writing by Polina Devitt
Editing by Jan Harvey and Matthew Lewis)