Category Archives: Deals

Russia-China Investment Fund (RKIF) reached an agreement to invest in a leading chain of stores selling products for children "Children's World"

September 9, 2014 Russia-China Investment Fund (RKIF) has reached an agreement in principle to invest in the company, “Children’s World”, is a major player in the sector of specialized network of trade in goods for children in Russia. To date, 100% of the share capital of the company is controlled by AFK “System”. Continue Reading

Mail.ru Group has placed part of its stake in the group Qiwi

Mail.ru Group has sold most of its stake in the group Qiwi, control of Russia’s largest system of instant payments . Mail.ru Group could realize 4% stake Qiwi from 2.8 percent discount to the market price, generated $ 80 million. Total investment in Qiwi, in which Internet holding company once owned a 25% stake, he… Continue Reading

EBRD PLEDGES FURTHER SUPPORT TO INDEPENDENT UKRAINIAN BREWER

The shareholders of an independent Lviv-based brewer Persha Privatna Brovarnia (PPB) including the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), which has over two decades of successful investment experience in the Ukrainian brewing industry, are financing another project aimed at supporting one of the most vibrant agribusiness subsectors in the country. Through this latest investment… Continue Reading

The Funds of KCM’s group invest in Chaplin Cinemas network

ADM Capital’s funds, KCRF and KGF, members of a group of funds with the participation of Kazyna Capital Management JSC (owned by National Management Holding “Baiterek” JSC) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announce completion of the acquisition of the controlling stake in Chaplin Cinemas network. Continue Reading

Utinet.ru, e96.ru and Sotmarket.ru merge into one listed company

Source –  East-West Digital News Utinet.ru, e96.ru and Sotmarket, three major Russian e-commerce companies, announced yesterday the completion of their merger process – started last year – into an integrated company, christened “Platform Utinet.Ru.” Part of the company’s stock is being floated on the Moscow exchange following Utinet’s IPO in 2011. Continue Reading

EBRD AND FAO PROMOTE VIABLE FORESTS IN RUSSIA’S FAR EAST

Russia’s Far East occupies one-third of the country’s territory and accounts for more than nine percent of the world’s forests. Forestry there thus plays a crucial role, locally and further afield, supplying livelihoods for millions of people and a valuable habitat for flora and fauna, including the endangered Amur tiger. Continue Reading

The Funds of KCM’s group invest in Chaplin Cinemas network

ADM Capital’s funds, KCRF and KGF, members of a group of funds with the participation of Kazyna Capital Management JSC (owned by National Management Holding “Baiterek” JSC) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announce completion of the acquisition of the controlling stake in Chaplin Cinemas network. Investments of the Funds will be… Continue Reading

EBRD BECOMES KEY INVESTOR IN ROMANIA’S ELECTRICA

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has invested over RON 320 million (equivalent to €75 million) for an 8.6 per cent stake in Romania’s electricity distribution company S.C. Electrica S.A., as the firm moves towards privatisation in the country’s largest-ever IPO. Continue Reading

EBRD FINANCES MAJOR BIOGAS PROJECT IN UKRAINE

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is organising a financing programme of up to €7.1 million to construct and bring into operation a 2.25 MW biogas plant, adjacent to Rokytne sugar mill in the Kiev region. The plant, which will be the largest facility of this type in the country, will generate electricity… Continue Reading

EBRD Invests in Poland's Altus TFI

The EBRD plans to invest up to PLN 50 million (€12 million equivalent) in the forthcoming IPO of Altus TFI S.A. on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. Altus is a privately held mutual fund and asset management company in Poland with more than PLN 5 billion of assets under management across 36 funds. Continue Reading

Russian-American startup iBuildApp raises another $200,000

Mobile app builder iBuildApp has raised $200,000 from Starta Capital and Nikolay Belykh. iBuildApp is an international project that enables clients to build and manage mobile apps. As well as being a resident of Moscow’s Skolkovo IT-Park, the project also has its headquarters in Foster City, California. Continue Reading