Our mission is to help entrepreneurs and companies to make well-grounded investment and strategic decisions.
We are a team of professionals with extensive experience in investment banking, strategy consulting, economic research, and real sector.
Our scope of services encompasses development of market entry strategies, cross-border transactions, strategy consulting and various supporting services.
Our No.1 priority is to serve the needs of our clients
We conduct our business ethically and with integrity
We strive for excellence in all we do
We preserve client confidences
We maintain an independent perspective
We build long-term relationships based on trust

Our staff has an extensive experience in M&A, fund-raising, and strategic consulting with such companies as:

Our key people
Nikolay Lotov
Managing Partner, PhD in economics - Executive MBA
Over 15 years of experience in consulting and real sector.
Accomplished more than 100 projects in M&A, fund-raising and strategic consulting.
Worked with both Russian and international companies as well as with governmental organizations.
Graduated from Stockholm School of Economics and St.Petersburg State University. Mentor at Skolkovo Innovation Center. Member of Rotary Club 'St.Petersburg'. SEE MORE
Vladimir Gorelov
Partner, MBA

Over 15 years of experience in M&A and property transactions (land and buildings for development, existing commercial real estate).
Industry sectors: telecommunications, energy, FMCG, real estate, manufacturing.
Graduated from St. Petersburg Mining University (master, economics) and Stockholm School of Economics (EMBA, general management).
Vadim Batkin
Over 10 years of experience in investment, financial and strategic consulting, venture, PE and M&A transactions. Industry sectors: retail, forestry, energy, IT and Internet, real estate and others.
Graduated from St. Petersburg State University of Management and Finance (master, international finance), Université Grenoble II (bachelor, economics and management), University of Hamburg (master, international business and marketing), has a Diploma in IFRS DipIFR.

Vladislav Seroshtan
Over 6 years of experience in strategic economic research and business consulting. Took part in a number of big projects in the field of investment and strategic consulting for Russian and international companies. Industry sectors:
IT and Internet, retail, FMCG, energy, food industry, construction and others.
Graduated from St. Petersburg State University of Management and Finance (specialist, finance and credit) and St. Petersburg State University (graduate student, economics).
Marina Leznik

15 years of experience in audit and consulting, including 9 years in managerial positions. Worked with Russian and international companies, governmental organizations, state secrets. Industry sectors: wood processing, oil refining, construction, excise production, defense industry, etc.
Graduated from FINEK, INZHEKON, has an auditor's certificate and diploma of business appraiser.

Yuri Ignatishin

Over 15 years of experience in consulting, including mergers and acquisitions, IPO, SPO, private placement of securities.
Successfully launched and developed mergers.ru. project.
Speaker for board of directors and professional conferences.
Graduated from St. Petersburg State University (specialist, economics).
Jesper Kirkeby Hansen
CEO at Skamol A/S

"Nikolay Lotov, as a part of the team, helped Skamol A/S in the acquisition of the high temperature assets of Diatomovy Kombinat. Nikolay participated and was helpful in the whole process from the initial negotiations and finding the right partners to data crunching in the due diligence period and final stages of the negotiations. It was a pleasure to have him in our transaction team"

Egidijus Valentinavičius
Board Member at SBA

"We have fruitfully worked with Nikolay Lotov for one of our projects in Russia. During the project Nikolay contributed a lot and proved to be a valuable advisor, attentive to details and able to manage arising issues. We were happy with our cooperation".

We strive to provide the best value-for-money solutions
We follow high professional standards in all we do
Excellent understanding of the local peculiarities
Numerous business contacts in various fields and segments
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