In 2006 members of our team lead successfully a project of entering the Russian market for K-Rauta, a leading DIY retailer from Finland, part of the OMX Helsinki listed Kesko Plc. The acquisition has been very challenging and very successful that led to the acquired Company growing into one of the market leaders in DIY retail in Russia.
Our team members were also project leaders in the number of important food store chains transactions in 2006 to 2010. They were leading the exit of owners of the Nakhodka chain by selling part of the chain to X5, a leading Russian FMCG retailer and the project with Suomen Lähikauppat that result in successful exiting from their SIWA food store chain in St Petersburg.
In 2009 members of our team have successfully lead merger of the Sportland and Intersport retail chains in Russia. This one of the largest transaction in the sports goods retailing in Russia.
In 2015 they also led successful the exit of Stockmann Plc from their Russian unit ZAO Stockmann that also was one of the most visible and important transactions in the Russian department store segment.