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.
OZON.ru

OZON.ru

The leading e-commerce platform in Russia and the CIS
Location:
Moscow, Russia
Years:
2000
Shareholding:
Large minority stake

OZON.ru is currently the largest hypermarket on the Russian Internet, and has the leading brand recognition. The site has over 700,000 unique visitors per day, who have a choice of purchasing over 3.5 million items across 15 categories. The OZON.ru group also includes such leading projects as OZON.travel, one of the largest online travel agencies in Russia; SAPATO.ru, one of the most popular online shoes retailers in Russia; and O’Courier, the leading e-commerce logistics operator serving the companies of OZON.ru group and the growing number of external clients.

The company started with the OZON.ru online shop launched in 1998, which was one of the first major e-commerce projects in Russia. Baring Vostok Private Equity Fund invested in the company in 2000.

Other projects

News

04 September 2012

The OZON Group has today announced financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2012.

The company’s growth rate is reported at 78% in USD, up to $232M, and 91%* in Rubles, up to 7.1B Rubles.

"After coming off of a benchmark year for The OZON Group, 2012 began with the pivotal acquisition of Sapato.ru which has strengthened the already fortified leadership of OZON in the marketplace," said Maelle Gavet, CEO of OZON Holdings. "Efforts for the past six months have been concentrated on furthering the growth of OZON as a whole while blending Sapato.ru and OZON.ru to band together seamlessly. It has been a very organic and prolific progression."

02 May 2012

AVITO.ru closes $ 75 million fund-raising from Accel Partners and Baring Vostok Private Equity Fund IV to accelerate Russian expansion.

<p>AVITO.ru, the largest online classifieds website in Russia, announced today that it has received $75 million in new funding from Baring Vostok Private Equity Fund IV, Accel Partners, and existing investors Kinnevik and Northzone. The new funds will be used to further fuel the company’s strong growth throughout Russia and to continue attracting world-class talent.</p>