New projects for new Russia

Global approach to local industries

Investment advisory since 2006

PORTFOLIO

Genser $34M

One of the largest car dealership chains in Russia.

Acquisition of 33% by Volga River One Capital Partners. Mezzanine financing by Volga River Credit Opportunity Fund (successfully exited in 2011).

White Wind $50M

Electronics retail chain.

Advisory on the transaction 100% sale of the group and acquisition of a call option on 10% stake in the holding company. The option successfully exercised in 2012.

Ufanet $20M

The largest internet provider in the Republic of Bashkortostan.

The acquisition of a blocking stake by Volga River One Capital Partners. Successfully exited in 2013.

Sprandi $28M

Producer and retailer of sports clothing.

The acquisition of a blocking share by Volga River One Capital Partners.

MetroMAX $27M

Internet provider of Wi-Max services in the Volga region.

Acquisition of a blocking stake of MetroMAX Goup by Volga River One Capital Partners (private equity fund). The fund has an option to increase its stake to 49.6%

IKDP $15M

Producer of baby food — Ivanovo Plant of baby food (Group Baby Food).

The acquisition of controlling stake by Volga River One Capital Partners. Successfully exited in 2013.

Grand toys $8M

The largest toys hypermarket chain in Russia (brand "Begemot")

Mezzanine financing by Volga River Credit Opportunity. Successfully exited from investment in 2011.

Rosinka $30M

Food supermarket chain in the Central Federal District of Russia.

Mezzanine financing by Volga River Growth Capital Partners. Successfully exited from investment in 2015.

Атоn $13M

Manufacturer of household and industrial heating equipment in Ukraine.

Mezzanine financing by Volga River Growth Capital Partners.

Sovcombank $30M

One of the leaders in consumer lending and investment of the regional programs in Russia.

Mezzanine financing by Volga River Growth Capital Partners. Successful exit from investment in 2015.

Funds

NRG is currently an exclusive investment advisor of two funds — Volga River One Capital Partners and Volga River Growth Capital Partners. NRG team also consulted Volga River Credit Opportunity that successfully completed several profitable projects.

Volga River One Capital Partners

$186M
The fund started working with NRG in 2006.
Since then VRO fund has made private equity investments in a number of fast-growing companies in Russia and the CIS such as internet providers Ufanet and MetroMAX, a producer and retailer of sport clothing SPRANDI, Ivanovsky Baby Food Production Plant, a car dealership chain Genser, as well as exercised an equity option in a consumer electronics retailer White Wind Digital.

Volga River Credit Opportunity

$15M
The fund engaged NRG in 2009.
With the help of NRG the fund provided mezzanine financing and obtained an equity stake in one of the largest Russian car dealership chains Genser and the largest toys hypermarket chain Grand-toys Group.
The fund successfully exited from the both transactions in 2011.

Volga River Growth Capital Partners

$130M
The fund started working with NRG in 2010.
The fund has completed three mezzanine transactions in the form of loans with equity kickers.
Portfolio investments include a manufacturer of heating equipment Aton in Ukraine, a Russian regional food retail chain Rosinka and one of the leading consumer lending banks in Russia Sovcombank.
The fund successfully exited from Sovcombank and Rosinka in 2015.

Management team

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Alexey Panferov

Managing partner
Alexey started his professional career in 1995 as an equity trader in Bank Zenit, Moscow. In 7 years he made his way to become a member of the board of the bank. He joined MDM Bank in 2002 as the Head of Investment Banking and Deputy Chairman of the Board. Under his management MDM Investment Banking took leading market positions in Russia in various areas. Since 2006, Alexey is Managing Partner at NRG.
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Andrey Dobrynin

Managing partner
Andrey started his professional career in 1997 in Dresdner Bank AG in Frankfurt. For several years, Andrey was responsible for customer relations in the debt capital markets department in Frankfurt, Moscow and London offices of Dresdner Bank. From 2002 to 2006 Andrey was Head of Debt Capital Markets division of MDM Bank, Moscow. Since 2006, Andrey is Managing Partner at NRG.
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Oleg Mashtalyar

Managing Partner and CEO
Oleg has 15 years of experience in commercial and investment banks. Since 1995, Oleg held various positions at MDM Bank – Head of the Department of commercial lending, Head of Credit Department, Board Member and Deputy Chairman of the Management Board. In the course of his professional activity, Oleg was responsible for loan portfolio of $6 billion and worked with companies from almost all sectors. Oleg joined NRG as Managing Partner in 2008.
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Egor Klimenko

Managing Partner
In 2002-2004 Egor worked on projects in the field of M&A and strategic consulting for Uralsib (Nikoil). Later, he was a partner in Mobitex and Director of Corporate Finance at SARS Capital. He joined NRG in 2007. Egor is responsible for evaluating the investment attractiveness of projects, support of transaction, and strategy development for portfolio companies.
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Alexander Semenin

Vice President
Alexander was engaged in M&A transactions and equity and debt financing during work for BRC financial group and Troika Dialog (Sberbank CIB) investment banking division. Alexander joined NRG team in 2013. Alexander is responsible for origination, structuring and execution, including financial modeling and valuation of complex financial instruments.
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Vladislav Mamediarov

Head of Legal Department
Vladislav started his career in American law firm Marks and Sokolov LLP, which specialized in M&A transactions. He joined NRG in 2007, and since then he has been responsible for legal support of investment projects, including the transaction negotiations, control over due diligence, drafting the documents, structuring of assets and shares acquired in a non-resident perimeter.

About us

About us

NRG specializes in investment consulting for private equity and mezzanine funds, increasing the value of assets, as well as supporting transaction as to buying and selling shares in portfolio companies.

History

During many years of banking experience future founders of NRG - Alexey Panferov and Andrey Dobrynin structured and placed the first international debt and equity offerings for Russian companies, arranged mergers and acquisitions, provided asset management services to high net worth clients.

Andrey and Alexey founded NRG in 2006 to offer their clients effective strategies in alternative investments, including mezzanine financing being a brand new product to the Russian market. As of now, NRG has dozens of successfully completed investment projects with private equity and mezzanine funds.

Our offices

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Office in Moscow

NR GROWTH CONSULTING LTD
Capital City, Northern Block “St. Petersburg”
13th Floor, Office 3
Presnenskaya Embankment, 8
Moscow 123317 Russia
T: +7 (495) 374-96-43
Assistant@nrgc.сom
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Office in Cyprus

NR GROWTH CONSULTING LTD
Jacovides Tower
1st Floor – 81-83 Grivas Digenis Avenue
Nicosia CY 1080 Cyprus
Т. +357 22 503 133
F. +357 22 503 249