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RVC Infrafund, RusVC Advisory International GmbH and Vienna Stock Exchange AG have signed a co-operation agreement

22.01.2013
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RVC Infrafund, RusVC Advisory International GmbH and Vienna Stock Exchange AG have signed a co-operation agreement

RVC Infrafund, RusVC Advisory International GmbH and Vienna Stock Exchange AG have signed a three way co-operation agreement.

The signing of this agreement will provide Russian innovation companies an additional important opportunity to reach international capital markets through Vienna Stock Exchange, whereby RusVC Advisroy International GmbH, a portfolio company of RVC Infrafund, will act as the main conduit between Vienna Stock Exchange, international capital markets and Russian innovation companies.

Agreement was signed by: Director of RVC Infrafund — Aleksandr Loktev, CEO of RusVC AI, GmbH — Leon Shpilsky, оn behalf of Vienna Stock Exchange Executive Director — Michael Buda and Executive Director — Birgit Kuras.

The CEO of RusVC Advisory International GmbH, Leon Shpilsky, has expressed confidence that such co-operation will enable Russian innovation companies to achieve better exposure to international capital markets all over Europe at all stages of corporate development, from start up to eventual IPO, as well as allow such Russian companies to work closer and more directly with major European investment banks, consulting companies, VC’s and other players involved in international innovations market place.



About the Vienna Stock Exchange

The Vienna Stock Exchange is a 100% subsidiary of the CEE Stock Exchange Group (CEESEG) which also includes the stock exchanges of Budapest, Ljubljana and Prague. The CEE Stock Exchange Group is the largest stock exchange group in the region CEESEG simplifies access to markets and trading with the aim to increase liquidity on the local exchanges. The CEESEG stock exchanges cooperate with 12 stock exchanges in Central and Eastern Europe and are recognized throughout the world for this unique expertise.

RVC InfraFund, Ltd.

InfraFund’s initial size, RUB 500 mln, will be taken up to RUB 2 bln. The fund life is unlimited. The task of the InfraFund will be to render a bundle of special-purpose services to assist technology companies in their core businesses, speed up their development and market their products both in Russian and internationally. The new infrastructure will provide innovative entrepreneurs with consulting services on marketing, finance, law, IP, investor relations and other issues.

RusVC AI, GmbH

The company was established as a direct result of RVC Infrafund’s alliance with private international investors and is involved in provision of various professional services at the highest international level, such as:

  • Taking Russian companies public (IPOs on Vienna and other stock exchanges);
  • Consulting and support of investment transactions on international level (buy/sell deals, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring);
  • Strategic advisory;
  • Marketing and international business development;
  • Introduction of Russian high-tech companies to European and US markets, placement of investment capital of foreign private equity and venture funds into portfolio companies of Russian investment funds, especially those organized with RVC’s participation;
  • Providing Russian investment funds and major Russian corporations direct access to international investments, global innovative technologies and latest developments in the fields of medicine, biotechnology, and energy saving technologies, among others, through creation and management of international investment funds with Russian funds’ and corporations’ involvement, as well as development of deal pipeline consisting of the most promising global projects.


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