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:
Moscow and Moscow Region, Russia
Years:
2016
Shareholding:
Minority stake

Vkusvill is a fast-growing food retailer in Moscow and the Moscow Region, focused on selling fresh products with short shelf life. The Company targets customers who make top-up purchases in between weekend shopping trips to large supermarkets and hypermarkets. Vkusvill stores are neighborhood (or convenience) stores, average store trade area is 150 sqm. Vkusvill sells only private label goods, and conducts strict quality control of its suppliers. The Company sells dairy, vegetables, meat, and other food categories, as well as non-food assortment. At the end of 2016, the Company had 300 stores.

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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>