Russia and the region are endowed with one of the world’s most diverse and rich reserves of natural resources. Baring Vostok funds have actively invested in energy and forestry companies starting from the early privatisation projects of the 1990s, and later with the establishment of Burren Energy, an international oil company with assets in the Caspian region, in Africa, India and the Middle East. Since 1994, The funds have invested in a total of 18 projects related to natural resources, with total investments approximately $450 million .
Burren Energy

Burren Energy

Oil company with primary production in Turkmenistan and Congo. Currently a part of ENI Group. Fully exited in 2008
Location:
Turkmenistan, Congo
Years:
1995-2008
Shareholding:
Large minority stake
Control in consortium
Exit:
IPO at LSE, Sale to a strategic investor

In January 2008, Burren Energy was purchased by Eni, Italy’s largest oil company.

Burren Energy started out as an oil transporter, using rented tankers in the Volga-Caspian and the Black Sea basins. Baring Vostok’s funds were one of the first investors in the company.

Other projects

News

21 June 2018

TIG Operating Update.

TIG is pleased to announce the achievement of key milestones at Project F.
26 March 2018

Papa John's restaurant chain attracts new investors.

PJ Western, master-franchisee of Papa John's international in Russia, the CIS and Central Europe, announces a deal with the Baring Vostok investment fund to increase its total number of restaurants to 450 by December 2020.
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>

Nostrum Oil & Gas: Full Year Results for the Year Ending 31 December 2014.

Nostrum Oil & Gas PLC (“Nostrum”, and together with its subsidiaries the “Group"), an independent oil and gas exploration and production company with assets in north-western Kazakhstan, today announces the full-year financial results for the twelve months ending 31 December 2014 of Nostrum and the Group, together with its 2014 Annual Report.