INVENTURE PARTNERS TEAM
Sergey has over 16 years of experience in investments and entrepreneurship.
He focuses on marketplaces, media and online education. Prior to founding InVenture Partners Sergey made a number of successful investments in telecom, media and technologies. He co-founded and developed companies in online space and had a vast experience in investment banking at MDM Bank and Denholm Hall plc.
Sergey graduated from the Financial University in Moscow and holds a PhD degree in economics.
Co-founder and Managing Partner
Anton has over 16 years of investment banking experience with focus on telecommunications, media and technology (TMT) at Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank in Moscow and in London.
Prior to founding InVenture Partners in 2012, Anton led the TMT industry practice in investment banking department of Morgan Stanley in Moscow since 2007.
Anton has in-depth experience in M&A and capital markets transactions, including such notable transactions as VimpelCom Ltd exchange offer ($23Bn), reorganization of Rostelecom ($21Bn), IPOs of ComstarUTS, CTC Media, Rambler, Mail.ru Group, Yandex and a private placement for Ozon.
Co-founder and Managing Partner
Igor Kim is an Investment director in InVenture Partners fund. In addition to his role in the fund Igor currently has a number of angel investments and startup advisory roles in US, Europe and Asia.
Prior to joining InVenture Igor co-founded GIV Capital, a seed-stage VC fund based in Moscow. Prior to that, Igor was working for Morgan Stanley, and has successfully worked on a number of capital markets transactions in excess of US$2bn.
Igor graduated from Royal Holloway, University of London with a bachelor degree in Management.
Timur is an investment director in InVenture Partners. Additionally Timur advises and mentors several companies.
Prior to joining InVenture Timur was an investment manager at Impulse VC. Before joining VC, Timur worked in Moscow office of Deloitte at corporate finance and strategy departments, where he executed a range of M&A, debt and equity fundraising, equity valuation analysis and strategy and operational excellence projects. In 2014 Timur was nominated as a best employee of Deloitte.
Timur graduated from Financial University under the government of Russian Federation with degree in Financial Management.
Before joining the fund, Sergey worked as a junior analyst at a CIS-focused investment banking boutique Aquila Capital Group, where he supported and assisted in execution of a wide range of deals in private placement, restructuring and company valuation. Besides, Sergey has an expertise in interaction with startups prior their fundraising from various VCs.
Sergey graduated from Higher School of economics with a major of economics and has a master degree in finance from Tilburg University.
Grigory has over 14-year experience in general corporate, M&A, IP, real estate and securities projects.
Before joining InVenture Partners, Grigory worked as Head of M&A at Nafta Moskva, one of the leading Russian investment groups. Grigory participated in transactions covering acquisition of stakes in one of the world’s major potash producer, major mining and construction companies, as well as in financial recovery of a major construction company, and setting-up JVs for mining companies.
Prior to that, Grigory worked in leading international law firms – Clifford Chance and Denton Wilde Sapte. As a part of his job, Grigory advised on M&A deals, as well as on squeezing-out procedures, IP and real estate deals, etc. for major Russian and international companies with focus at mining, sportswear, tobacco etc.
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