This large sector covers the production and sale of consumer goods, as well as various consumer services including electronic commerce and health care. Since 1996, Baring Vostok funds have invested over $400 million in 13 companies from this sector.
Location:
Russia, Ukraine, Poland
Years:
2016
Shareholding:
Minority stake

Founded in 2012, Busfor entered the market because more people were traveling by bus than by air or train despite the technological limitations associated with online bus ticketing. Adding a new layer of convenience to this dominant method of travel, the company enables carriers and bus stations to easily sell tickets to the customers searching for them online. Operating throughout Russia, Eastern Europe, the Commonwealth of Independent States and Thailand, Busfor partners with 5,000 bus companies to serve the growing base of 2 million customers per month.

Other projects

News

19 November 2019

TJX acquires 25% of Familia.

A Baring Vostok portfolio company Familia – Russia’s leading off-price apparel and home fashions retailer – announced that the TJX Companies has acquired a 25% ownership stake in the Company from existing shareholders for USD 225 million.
11 November 2019

Media Statement.

Baring Vostok statement regarding the decision of the Moscow City Court to refuse changes to Ivan Zyuzin's and Vagan Abgaryan's pre-trial detention measures.
06 November 2019

Media Statement.

Baring Vostok statement regarding the decision of the Moscow City Court (Mosgorsud) to prolong the pre-trial detention of Maxim Vladimirov.
29 October 2019

Media Statement.

Baring Vostok statement on the court decision to extend the house arrests of Michael Calvey and Philippe Delpal.
09 October 2019

Media Statement.

Baring Vostok statement on the court decision to extend the pre-trial detention of Maxim Vladimirov.
09 October 2019

Media Statement.

Baring Vostok statement on the court decision to extend the house arrests of Michael Calvey and Philippe Delpal.
02 September 2019

Media Statement.

Baring Vostok statement on the court decision to arrest Evison’s remaining shares of Vostochny Bank.