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General Partners
USM

USM

USM is a diversified holding company with significant interests across the metals and mining, telecoms, technology and internet sectors.

USM's assets include Metalloinvest, a leading global supplier of iron ore and HBI products; Udokan copper, owner of the world’s third largest copper deposit; Akkerman cement, one of the largest cement producers in Russia; MegaFon, a national operator of digital opportunities and a key player in all segments of the Russian telecommunications market; ICS Holding, a leading producer and supplier of IT-equipment and digital solutions for the corporate and government sector.

The group is a shareholder in the Centre for Research in Perspective Technologies, operator of the unified national track & trace digital system. USM is also an indirect shareholder of Mail.Ru Group, the leader in the Russian-language internet market and owner of Russia’s top social networks.

The main shareholders of USM are Alisher Usmanov, Vladimir Skoch, Farhad Moshiri and Ivan Streshinsky.

MegaFon

MegaFon

MegaFon is a Russian national provider of digital opportunities. The company and its subsidiaries operate across Russian regions and in Abkhazia, South Ossetia and Tajikistan.
The company provides IT and telecommunications services across all key areas, including mobile and fixed-line services, mobile and broadband Internet, digital TV and OTT services, innovative digital products and services across information and communication technologies (ICT), the Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data analytics and processing, cloud solutions, cyber security, financial services, digital advertising and marketing, e-commerce, and converged IT solutions in system integration.

Metalloinvest

Metalloinvest

Metalloinvest is a global leader in merchant hot briquetted iron (HBI) production, a major producer and supplier of iron ore and steel products.
The Company has the world’s second-largest measured iron ore reserve base in the world. Metalloinvest is the world’s second-largest pellet producer, the largest producer of iron ore products in Russia and a regional leader in production of niche grades of high-quality rolled steel.
Metalloinvest owns some of Russia’s leading metals and mining enterprises: Lebedinsky GOK and Andrey Varichev Mikhailovsky GOK, Alexey Ugarov OEMK, Ural Steel and Ural Scrap Company, as well as businesses providing services and supplies of raw materials to mining and steel enterprises.

ICS

ICS

ICS Holding (https://x-holding.ru/) is a diversified IT-group, that holds leading positions in the technology and IT-services development market. The Holding is the largest IT supplier for telecom operators and one of the fastest growing IT holdings on the Russian market; it is included in the TOP-3 leading IT-developers in Russia, TOP-10 largest IT companies in Russia and TOP-10 equipment suppliers for the industrial sector. The Holding manages more than 30 companies, united into five subholdings: YADRO, Nexign, Citadel, Kryptonite and Forpost.

The priority activity directions of the ICS Holding companies are large enterprises digital transformation, information security, data storage systems, cryptography and quantum computing, machine learning and neural networks, blockchain technologies and artificial intelligence. The geography of the group's business covers all Russia regions and a number of countries abroad.


Over 6,000 employees work in the IСS Holding companies. More than 120 global projects have been implemented in Russia and abroad, more than 1000 clients of the Holding work in more than 20 countries of the world. The total revenue of the Holding companies in 2019 amounted to 82.23 billion rubles. IСS Holding's partner network includes over 50 large enterprises in Russia and abroad.

On September 15, 2020 IСS Holding became a part of USM Telecom.

Sovcombank

Sovcombank

PJSC «Sovcombank» — Russian fast growing universal bank with total assets of 1,5 trln rubles — #3 privately-owned bank in Russia by total assets . Sovcombank is designated a systemically important credit institution by the Central Bank of Russia. With more than 2,300 offices, Sovcombank operates one of the largest (#3) retail distribution networks in Russia. Bank has vast experience and expertise in corporate and investment banking and long track-record of successful M&A deals on Russian financial market. Also Bank is the issuer of «Halva» card that is the first installment card on Russian credit card market with more than 7 mln cardholders and 225 000 accredited merchants in partnership network.
Sovcombank maintains the credit rankings according to 6 rating agencies, international scale: S&P — «BB/B », outlook «positive», Moody’s — «Вa1», «stable», Fitch — «ВB+», «stable». Credit ratings by national scale ACRA — «A+», «positive», «RAEX» — «ruАA», «stable», «NCR» — «АА-», «stable».

Strategic Partners
Gazprombank

Gazprombank

Gazprombank is one of the top three banks in Russia and one of the biggest financial institutions in Central and Eastern Europe. The Bank offers an extensive range of services to corporate and private customers, serving the key sectors of the Russian economy, including the gas, oil, chemicals and petrochemicals, metals, power generation, engineering, transport, construction, communications, agri-industrial, trade and other industries. It works out convenient and modern financing solutions to the benefit of business, providing banking support for projects, settlement and cash services, foreign exchange control, brokerage services, etc. The concept of sustainable development underpins Gazprombank’s values and business processes. Its customers number about 5 mln individuals and about 45,000 legal entities.

MAGNIT

MAGNIT

Magnit is the largest retailer in Russia by number of stores and geographical coverage.
Magnit was founded in 1994 in Krasnodar as a small regional wholesaler of household chemicals. Since then, it has evolved into one of the leading Russian companies. In 2006, the Company made its IPO on the London Stock Exchange. Today, 64% of its shares are free-floating and traded on the Moscow and London stock exchanges (LSE: MGNT).
Currently, the Company’s stores operate in almost 4,000 localities and serve around 13 million customers every day. Magnit is developing several retail formats, including convenience stores, supermarkets, hypermarkets, discounters, pharmacies, drogerie stores, as well as e-commerce. As of the end of 2020, the Company had over 21,000 stores across 66 Russian regions. Its loyalty program now commands an audience of over 43 million active members.
Magnit is a unique company for Russian retail. Aside from selling commodities, it also manufactures food products under its private labels. The Company operates 17 facilities that grow vegetables and produce dry foods and confections and owns a greenhouse complex and a mushroom farm that are among the largest in Russia.
Magnit’s logistics infrastructure includes 38 distribution centers and around 4,400 trucks.
Magnit is part of Forbes’ Global 2000 ranking of the world’s largest companies and is the largest private employer in Russia according to Forbes, employing over 315,000 people in total.
According to the Company’s audited IFRS 16 statements, Magnit’s revenues in 2020 amounted to RUB 1,553.8 billion, with an EBITDA of RUB 178.2 billion.

Official Partners
PSB

PSB

Promsvyazbank PJSC (PSB) is a universal bank included in the TOP-10 of the largest banks in Russia and in the list of systemically important credit organizations of the Central Bank. PSB was legislatively assigned the status of a reference bank for the military-industrial complex.
PSB, being a universal bank, offers a range of services for retail and corporate customers, provides advanced services for SMEs, and wealthy clients can appreciate all the advantages of individual service within private banking programs. The bank has 300 branches аnd  about 9.1 thousand ATMs (including ATMs of partner banks) in Russia.

TMH Group

TMH Group

TMH Group is the largest rolling stock manufacturer in Russia & CIS and ranks No.4 globally. The company offers a fully integrated manufacturing and service package from developing rolling stock to life cycle maintenance and digital technologies.

The company employs over 100,000 people across 25 industrial and heavy repair sites and more than 100 depots worldwide. We supply locomotives, metro cars, EMUs, DMUs, passenger coaches and freight cars, energy systems and components to 30 countries and maintain over 20,000 rolling stock units throughout the 40-year lifecycle daily.

GLONASS

GLONASS

JSC GLONASS is Russian state-owned company, operator of the State Automated Information System (SAIS) "ERA-GLONASS".
Mission of JSC GLONASS is to create an innovative information and navigation environment for the transport system and other economic sectors and to prevent damage to people’s life and health, environment and the state.
SAIS "ERA-GLONASS" ensures prompt transfer of information about car accidents and other incidents to emergency services and provides unified and trusted environment for data collection and processing.
JSC GLONASS offer various solutions: car fleet monitoring, cargo transportation control, trusted mobile data network services, emergency and dispatching call processing for corporate services, cloud-based navigation solutions, R&D for telco and navigation systems.

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