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.


One of largest confectionary producers in Russia. Fully exited in 2005
Moscow, Ekaterinburg, Ulyanovsk, Russia
controlling stake
Sale to a strategic investor

In December 2004, United Confectionaries B.V., which had a controlling stake in the group of companies, was sold to Orkla Foods, Norway.

SladCo was established in February 2001 based on the Confi confectionery plant in Ekaterinburg, Volzhanka in Ulyanovsk and Zarya in Kazan.

Other projects


24 November 2020

21 years later….

Letter from Baring Vostok Senior Partner Elena Ivashentseva to colleagues and friends in relation to Ozon’s IPO
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