P.E. Baring Vostok Capital Partners is acquiring half of Smeshariki for $45 Million

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ACQUISITION 
FDN Database Reference:  F231109-332
 
Acquirer:  Baring Vostok Capital Partners
ACQ Web:  http://www.bvcp.ru/en/
Location:  Russia, Moscow
Region:  Europe
Description:  Baring Vostok Capital Partners is one of the leading private equity firms operating in Russia and the CIS. The Baring Vostok Private Equity Funds have invested over $1.2 billion in 54 companies since 1994, and currently have committed capital of $2 billion for new investment.
Category:  Private Equity
Contact 1:  Michael Calvey, Co-Managing Partner
Contact 2:  Alexei Kalinin, Co-Managing Partner 
 
Vendor:  Riki Group 
Location:  Russia
Region:  Europe
Description:  Riki Group is the company that owns rights to the popular Russian cartoon series for children, Smeshariki http://www.smeshariki.ru/. In the U.S., Smeshariki is known as GoGoRiki.
Category: Television
  
Aprox. Value:  $45,000,000. BVCP valued the Riki Group at $90 million and is to buy 45%-47% of the company and provide it with $10-15 million loan, the newspaper said.
 
Details:  Baring Vostok Capital Partners is in final negotiations to acquire 45%-47% of Riki Group.
 
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