Russia Partners, a pioneer in private equity investing in Russia and the CIS, has over $1 billion of assets under management. The firm, one of the oldest and largest private equity firms in Russia and the CIS, consists of a highly-specialized team of approximately 20 investment professionals and approximately 40 total employees in two offices (Moscow and New York).The senior investment professionals combine high levels of education and on-the-ground work experience in Russia with advanced Western education and experience with Western firms. Since its founding in 1991, Russia Partners has become the leader in attracting and managing long-term private equity investments from U.S. and foreign institutional investors into the region. The firm has managed investments in more than 60 companies since its inception, the most notable of which include MTV Russia, EPAM Systems, Syktyvkar Pulp & Paper, MDM Bank, Orient Express Bank, Parallels, MD Medical Group, Invitro and KupiVIP.
Russia Partners’ success has come from its focus on supporting management and entrepreneurs of growing businesses, not only with capital, but also with unique insight, experience and perspective. Russia Partners views its entrepreneurs as long-term partners, and strives to ensure the ultimate long-term success and viability of their business.
Russia Partners is an affiliate of Siguler Guff & Company, LP, a multi-strategy private equity investment firm serving corporate and public employee benefit plans, endowments, corporations, government agencies, financial institutions, family offices and high net worth individuals. Siguler Guff and its affiliates, which have over $10.0 billion in assets under management, invest opportunistically in sectors of market inefficiency.