Business Programme Partners

  • Vostochny Bank

    Vostochny Bank (Vostochny, VB) is one of the largest private retail banks in Russia. It was founded in 1991 in Blagoveshchensk, Amur Oblast. Over 51% of shares of VB belong to financial institutional investors including private equity funds BaringVostok (44.6%) and Russia Partners (6.5%).

    VB focuses on providing high-quality financial services to residents of largest regions in Russia. The bank has established a substantial franchise in Russia’s Far East and Siberia regions. Vostochny’s target markets include all cities with population above 10,000 inhabitants and 85% of settlements with population of 5,000 inhabitants.  By May 2017 the bank expanded its network to more than 700 outlets in over 500 cities which provide service to some 4 million customers.

    The Bank participates in business development programs regulated by the Government. VB commands support by Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation, the Agency for Strategic Initiatives, the Leader’s Club. Furthermore, it develops its own programs of entrepreneurship development such as business incubator in the Jewish Autonomous Oblast (Russia).

    Vostochny operates under Bank of Russia General License №1460 (24.10.2014).

    Official website –

  • MMC Norilsk Nickel

    Nornickel Group is the world’s largest producer of nickel and palladium and one of the world’s leading producers of platinum and copper.
    The Group is involved in
    – prospecting, exploration, extraction, refining and metallurgical processing of minerals;
    – production, marketing and sale of base and precious metals.
    The main Russian production units of the Group are vertically integrated and include:
    – the Polar Division of MMC Norilsk Nickel;
    – Kola Mining and Metallurgical Company.
    The Group also includes:
    – Gipronickel Institute, a research and development facility located in Saint Petersburg (Russia), with branches in the cities of Norilsk and Monchegorsk;
    – Norilsk Process Technology, a research and development facility in Australia.
    Norilsk Nickel has its own global network of representative and sales offices in Russia, the UK, China, USA and Switzerland.
    MMC Norilsk Nickel’s securities:
    In Russia MMC Norilsk Nickel’s shares are admitted to trading on the Moscow and on the Saint-Petersburg Exchanges.
    When determining the strategy for its global operations and future development, Nornickel is focused on compliance with all social and environmental responsibility principles.
  • Sberbank

    Sberbank is Russia’s largest bank and a leading global financial institution. Sberbank holds almost one third of aggregate Russian banking sector assets, it is the key lender to the national economy and the biggest deposit taker in Russia. The Central Bank of the Russian Federation is the founder and principal shareholder of Sberbank owning 50% of the Bank’s authorized capital plus one voting share, with the remaining 50% held by domestic and international investors. Sberbank has more than 135 million individual customers and more than 4 million corporate clients in 20 countries. Sberbank has the largest distribution network in Russia with almost 17,000 branches, and its international operations include UK, US, CIS, Central and Eastern Europe, India, China, Turkey and other countries.

    The Bank holds the general banking license No.1481 issued by the Bank of Russia.

    Official websites of the Bank: (Sberbank Group website),

  • En+ Group

    En+ Group ( is a leading global vertically integrated hydro power and aluminium producer.

    The Group operates 19.7 GW of installed power generation, with over 75% accounting to world-class hydropower plants. En+ Group consolidates UC RUSAL – the largest aluminium producer (ex-China), with an annual production capacity of 4.2 mln tonnes.

    The geographic proximity of our core hydropower and aluminium smelting operations Siberia, Russia allows boosting the financial performance of the Group. Consolidated En+ Group revenue for 2016 totalled USD 9.8 bln.

    The Group implements a one of its kind sophisticated program with the scope of preserving the ecosystem of the Baikal lake. This includes both ecological and cultural events. En+ Group teamed up with leading Russian and international environmental organizations like the such as the World Wildlife Fund, the national environmental fund “Strana zapovednaya”, non-profit organizations like “The Baikal trail” and “Protecting the Baikal together”.

  • “Port Management Company”

    “Port Management Company” LLC (PMC) is the leading port-in coal supply holding company in Russia. PMC acts as the sole executive body of the Russian largest coal terminals located in the Far East – JSC “Vostochny Port” and in the North West – JSC “Rosterminalugol”. In 2016, the total throughput of the specialized coal terminals operated by the Port Management Company exceeded 41, 5 million tonnes, which is equal to more than one-third of all the Russian seaborne coal export. Managed by PMC, JSC “Vostochny Port” carries out the largest investment project in the Far East of Russia constructing the Stage 3 of the specialized coal complex of public access. The commission of the “Vostochny Port” Stage 3 will result to increase its turnover from 23.5 million tonnes up to 39 million tonnes in 2019. The construction project of Stage 3 is carried out alongside with Nakhodka-Vostochnaya rail station infrastructure development in cooperation with JSC “Russian Railways”. JSC “Rosterminalugol” is the largest coal-specialized port in North-West Russia. By the end of 2016, the turnover of JSC “Rosterminalugol” increased by 3.4 % and achieved its historic rate of 18.1 million tonnes. Introduction of international standards of quality and environment management systems is a top priority of Port Management Company aimed to ensure the full scale measures on environmental protection and increase of the port business profitability.

    Port Management Company LLC

    119021, Moscow, Olsufyevskiy Pereulok, 8, bld.1

    +7 495 735 43 31/32


    Rusagro Group is the largest vertically integrated agriculture industry holding company in Russia. At the present time it occupies the leading positions in sugar, pork, crop, oil and fats production. Land bank of the Group consists of more than 600 thousand ha. In 2016 the Company’s revenue was 84.3 billion roubles (+ 16%).

    The main assets of Rusagro Group are located in Belgorod region, Tambov region, Sverdlovsk region, Voronezh region, Samara region, Kursk region and Orlov region, as well as in Primorskiy region, which allows to diversify business regionally.  Headquarters of the holding are located in Moscow.

    Modern world technologies are integrated in all business divisions of the Group in terms of equipment as well as in terms of management practices.

    Geography of Rusagro sales is constantly growing. Currently the Company sells products in more than 80 region of Russia and more than 15 countries abroad.

    In 2017 the Company was named the most attractive employer in Russian agriculture industry based on the results of international research Randstadt.