Abramovich Spokesman Denies Report of Bid for CEDC

(Corrects spelling of name in headline.)

Roman Abramovich isn’t bidding to buy Central European Distribution Corp., John Mann, a spokesman for the Russian billionaire, said in response to a report on Benzinga.com that he was seeking to acquire the world’s largest producer of vodka.

The story is “another poor attempt to make money off Abramovich’s name,” Mann said by phone today.

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