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24 July 2015

Baring Vostok leads $40m Series B in Russian car broker CarPrice

cuba-cars-503705-m Russian private equity firm Baring Vostok Capital Partners has led a $40m Series B round in online used car broker and auctioneer CarPrice.

15 December 2014

RDIF partners with IDFC for $1bn infrastructure financing

russia_moscow_170 The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) has partnered with Indian infrastructure financing company (IDFC), to jointly invest up to $1bn in infrastructure projects.

12 December 2014

eToro lands $27m Chinese and Russian funding

coins China’s Pin An Ventures and SBT Venture capital have lead a $27m financing round in social investment network eToro.

9 October 2014

Russia’s VTB closes in on Roberto Cavalli acquisition

sankt-peterburg-1396979-m Russian Investment firm VTB Capital has reportedly made a cash payment of $25m for a majority stake in Italian fashion group Roberto Cavalli.

22 September 2014

Blackstone pulls out of Russian investment

blackstone US private equity giant Blackstone is set to halt its efforts to find deals in Russia due to frustration over a lack of deal opportunities, it is understood.

5 September 2014

Ex Goldman bankers’ $2bn Russia-targeting vehicle abandoned over Ukraine

esc-key-34164-m Fundraising for the Russia-focused DMC Partners fund set up by three former Goldman Sachs bankers has reportedly been aborted because of the situation with Ukraine.

20 August 2014

Finland’s Essedel in $20m funding round for Russia music platform

music-3-778197-m Finnish private equity firm Essedel Capital has taken part in a $20m funding round for Russian music streaming platform Zvooq.

6 March 2013

Russia to launch $195m fund for internet startups

The Russian IT sector is about to get a major boost with Russia’s state owned Agency for Strategic Initiatives set to launch a $195m fund to support internet startups, which will be backed by Sberbank.

1 March 2013

Promsvyazbank launches $9.8m VC fund for Russian SMEs

Promsvyazbank has launched a $9.8m venture capital fund to fund the development of small businesses in what it calls traditional sectors of the Russian economy.


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