Private Equity in Russia


    • Polyus Gold International in its sale of a minority stake in PJSC Polyus to Russian Direct Investment Fund.
    • Russia China Investment Fund in its investment in TutorGroup.
    • Baring Vostok Capital Partners as a selling shareholder in the initial public offering by Yandex on NASDAQ.
    • Prosperity Capital Management with respect to its acceptance of a mandatory tender offer and on Russian anti-monopoly and other regulatory matters.
    • Alfa Capital Partners in a number of its portfolio investments in Russia, including its debt and equity investments in World Class Fitness Clubs, its minority investment in Overseas Logistic Service Corporation and its subsequent merger with STS Logistics Corporation.
    • A UK-based private agricultural company developing its Russian farming operations with financing from Och-Ziff Capital Management, including its taking a majority equity position in the group.
    • Several prominent U.S. hedge funds in the structuring and management of their significant minority portfolio positions in Russian blue chip companies.
    • Capital Group in its acquisition of a 25% stake in DeltaLeasing (Europlan) from Baring Vostok.
    • Numerous private equity funds in the establishment of Moscow representative offices for their management companies.
    • A consortium led by Salford Capital Partners in the acquisition of Metromedia International Group.