Senior Partner, Baring Vostok Capital Partners
Alexei Kalinin has worked at Baring Vostok Capital Partners as Co-Managing and Senior Partner since 1999, and is responsible for managing the company, developing investment strategy, running investment projects, participating in the BoD and preparing companies for IPOs.
Prior to taking his current position, Mr Kalinin worked as Head of Asset Management at Alfa Bank from 1998-99 and Managing Director of Long-Term Investments at Alfa Capital from 1996-98.
He manages four funds: First NIS Private Equity Fund (founded in 1994, $160 mln), Baring Vostok Private Equity Fund (founded in 2000, $205 mln); Baring Vostok Private Equity Fund III (founded in 2004, $413 mln) and Baring Vostok Private Equity Fund IV (founded in 2007, $1,400 mln). These funds are invested in 56 companies, which are primarily in the Russian regions. Current projects include 20 companies with over 16,000 employees, turnover of $2.6 bln and net income of $470 mln in 2010.
He is on the BoD of VolgaGas (Chairman), Etalon Group, Novomet-Perm and Ecdolie Group (Chairman).
Mr Kalinin graduated from Moscow Energy Institute and, prior to beginning his business career, held positions ranging from Senior Researcher to Professor in 1976-1994.