The Baring Vostok funds focus on private equity investments in Russia and the CIS. The Funds currently have over $3.7 billion of committed capital and an investor base consisting primarily of pension funds, university endowments, and sovereign wealth funds from North America, Western Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Since 1994, the Funds have invested over $1.8 billion in 60 companies in Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine and other countries of the Former Soviet Union. 42 investments have been fully or partially exited with an average holding period of six years.
The Baring Vostok Funds seek to identify and invest in rapidly-growing businesses in attractive segments of the economies of Russia and the CIS. Baring Vostok works with strong entrepreneurs and managers in a partnership approach, bringing support and advice where needed to help achieve the company’s full potential. Over its 18 years in the market, Baring Vostok has built up a reputation as a friendly investor that keeps its promises, combining global insights in key industries with specialised experience in Russia and the CIS.