The Funds’ first investment in telecommunications was made in 1994 in FGI Wireless (which eventually became today’s Vimpelcom, one of Russia’s largest mobile telephony operators). The company was a pioneer in cellular network development in Russia. Since 1994, Baring Vostok funds have invested over $850 million in 30 companies in the internet, software, media, and telecommunications sector.
Moscow, Russia
Year of initial investments:
Minority stake

Vertical was founded in 2013. Its key objective is to provide premium quality telecom infrastructure accessible on the right on time basis across Russia. Vertical delivers complex and innovative construction design solutions for Telecom net-works rollout. Among the clients of the company are leading Russian mobile operators.

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