Elbrus Capital Strengthens Its Team
15 April 2010
Elbrus Capital announces the appointment of Roman Linin as Director and Valentin Mashkov as Vice-President. Roman and Valentin will be responsible for developing new investment opportunities as well as managing the portfolio companies.
Roman Linin has been CEO of Kronverk Cinema since 2007, a leading Russian cinema chain and a portfolio company of A1, Private Equity division of the Alfa Group Consortium where Mr. Linin worked as a Deputy Director for Portfolio Management. Prior to joining A1 Mr. Linin worked in the London office of Booz Allen Hamilton, and before that in the Corporate Center of the Alfa Group Consortium and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Mr. Linin holds an MBA degree from Harvard Business School, an MA in Economics from Higher School of Economics in Moscow and an MSc in Applied Mathematics from Moscow Engineering and Physics Institute. He is also an ACCA member.
Valentin Mashkov brings investment experience gained at Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs and most recently Interros. At Goldman Sachs in Moscow, Mr. Mashkov has led several private equity investments in finance, media, consumer, real estate and infrastructure sectors in Russia and CIS. At Morgan Stanley he was part of Russia Investment Banking group and helped Russian companies raise over $10 billion of capital through IPO and M&A transactions. Mr. Mashkov has received his BA degree in Economics from Higher School of Economics in Moscow.
Dmitri Krukov, Managing Partner of Elbrus Capital, commented on the appointments saying: “We are pleased to welcome Roman and Valentin to the team. They bring a wealth of skills and experience that will help Elbrus to achieve its long-term growth objectives.”
About Elbrus Capital
Elbrus Capital is a leading Russia and CIS focused private equity business. Elbrus Capital advises a leading private equity fund in Russia and CIS with $324 million raised from international institutional investors.
Elbrus Capital focuses on companies looking for opportunities to consolidate their markets and grow market share in the post-crisis environment. The portfolio of the fund advised by Elbrus Capital consists of investments in DST, an automotive retailer in Siberia and Media One, a Russian TV and radio business.
For more information please visit www.elbcp.com.
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