The Sputnik Group
The Sputnik Group seeks to identify and execute investment opportunities requiring a hands-on approach by utilizing the talent, expertise, and relationships of its core team of professionals

The Group comprises a Private Equity Division, focusing on high-growth and turn-around opportunities in Russia, the CIS and the US, and an Advisory Division, providing discrete strategic advice to Russian clients and international investors

over $1 bln
total assets under management
20 years
of investment expertise worldwide
Investments
We invest in numerous promising companies in Russia, the CIS and the US focusing on the financial and healthcare sectors
PROPERTY & CASUALTY INSURANCE
Renaissance Insurance
Renaissance Insurance is a nationwide insurance company in Russia offering complex business and customer tailored solutions for individual clients. The Company operates in all key insurance market segments, including vehicle insurance, voluntary health insurance, travel insurance, property and casualty insurance. Renaissance is the leader in direct insurance, among the multi-channel insurance companies, and is rated within TOP-10 Russian largest universal insurers based on written premium
LIFE INSURANCE
Renaissance Life
Renaissance Life provides a wide range of innovative insurance products for individuals — endowment, investment and risk insurance
HEALTH INSURETECH
Renaissance Health
Renaissance Health is a digital initiative of Renaissance, aimed to accelerate voluntary healthcare insurance business of the whole group. The service provides digital support to individual patients at all healthcare stages
NON-GOVERNMENT PENSION SERVICES
Renaissance Pensions
Renaissance Pensions is one of the largest players in the market of non-government pension provision and a leading provider of corporate pension programs for international employers in Russia
PRIVATE HEALTHCARE
MedCorp
MedCorp represents medical business of the group in Russia. The company has been providing high-quality private healthcare services for more than 15 years
ASSET MANAGEMENT
Sputnik Asset Management
Established in 2001, Sputnik Asset Management offers comprehensive asset management services for financial institutions
HEALTHCARE
Measure 8 Venture Partners
Measure 8 Venture Partners is an alternative investment vehicle created to capitalize on selected opportunities in emerging sectors of healthcare industry across U.S. and globally
EnTrust
EnTrust
EnTrust
EnTrust
EnTrust
EnTrust
EnTrust
VENTURE FUNDS & DIRECT INVESTMENTS IN VC PROJECTS
Advisory Division
The Division provides advice on M&A and other strategic transactions to Russia’s largest industrial and financial groups as well as to international investors
Виват
Investment consultant on a sale-purchase transaction of 100% shares
2019
Виват
Purchase of claim rights
2019
Виват
Purchase of claim rights
2018
Виват
RUB 27 bn
Asset merger in transaction Between Renaissance Insurance Group and NPF “BLAGOSOSTOYANIE”
2017
Виват
Sale of substantial stake to consortium led by Baring Vostok
2016
Виват
RUB 1.8 bn
Acquisition of 100% shares in distribution company
2016
Виват
Purchase of claim rights with raising mezzanine financing for energy company
2016
Виват
Acquisition of 100% shares in fishing companies
2014
Виват
RUB 98.6 bn
Acquisition of 90% shares in heating supply company
2013
Виват
Acquisition of 75% shares in medical group
2013
Виват
$350 mn
Acquisition of 100% shares in fishing companies
2013
Виват
$315 mn
Sale of 100% shares
2012
Виват
Sale of minority stake
2012
Виват
RUB 101 bn
Reorganization of generating companies through merger
2011
Founders
The Sputnik Group was formed in 1998 by a core team of investment professionals with outstanding track record
Boris Jordan
Co-Founder

Prior to launching an investment banking business in Russia, Boris Jordan was a Managing Director at Credit Suisse First Boston with responsibility for the growth of its Russian business. After relocating to Moscow, Boris was instrumental in the development of the equity markets in Russia and during his tenure at CSFB, it became the leading investment bank in Russia, engaged in privatization, fixed income and equity trading and corporate finance.

In May 1995, Mr. Jordan founded Renaissance Capital Limited, Russia’s first independent investment bank, and in 1998 cofounded the private investment company Sputnik Group Limited. It was during this period from 2001-2003 that he was Chief Executive Office for NTV, Gazprom-Media, Russia’s largest private media company at that time.

In 2006, Boris Jordan decided to personally lead the Renaissance Insurance Group that had become a key investment focus for the Sputnik Group in Russia.

Dmitry Bakatin
Co-Founder

Dmitry leads the Advisory business of the Group in Russia, providing services for Russia’s largest industrial and financial groups.

Before founding The Sputnik Group, Dmitry was Managing Director at Renaissance Capital and Managing Director at MFK Renaissance. Dmitry has a background in corporate law and worked as a senior lawyer at Steptoe & Johnson law firm.

During The Sputnik Group’s tenure at Gazprom-Media, as First Deputy CEO, Dmitry participated in the media group’s restructuring framework as well as the company’s crisis management project.

Dmitry has also served on boards of publicly and privately-owned Russian companies across different economic sectors.

Sergei Riabtsov
Co-Founder

Sergei Riabtsov is head of the Group’s investment business, coordinating the origination and management of the Group’s portfolio. He is also a board member of the Renaissance Insurance Group.

Prior to joining the Sputnik Group, Sergei gained extensive experience as Senior Manager of Credit Suisse First Boston’s investment banking department (in London and Moscow) and as Vice President of Renaissance Capital. In 2002-2003, Sergei served as Deputy General Director and Head of the Business Development department at Gazprom-Media, participating in the restructuring of its Media Group.

Mary Lou Ferrier
Co-Founder

Mary Lou worked at Credit Suisse First Boston in London before relocating to Moscow to take charge of the logistics in the establishment of their Russian subsidiary. She followed this by becoming one of the key players in the formation of Renaissance Capital Limited in 1995.

Subsequently, she was a co-founder of the Sputnik Group and she was Chief Financial Officer for the group until her return to the United Kingdom in 2004. Mary Lou is now an independent advisor providing consulting services for the overall strategy of the group and coordinating legal and tax advisors in relation to various investments and projects within the company.

Contacts
The Sputnik Group

Romanov Dvor Business Center, 5 floor
4 bld. 2, Romanov pereulok
Moscow 125009, Russia

contact@spkgroup.com

tel.: 7 495 725-5050
fax: 7 495 725-5075

Pollars Business Center, 10 floor
11 Derbenevskaya naberezhnaya
Moscow 115114, Russia

tel.: 7 495 725-5000
fax: 7 495 725-5001