UCP Investment Group is one of the largest financial investment groups in Russia and was established in 2006 by Ilya Sherbovich and partners to manage their own assets and those of their co-investors. Mr. Sherbovich is the firm’s beneficial owner controlling a stake of over 70%. UCP employs more than 60 highly qualified specialists and has accumulated a wealth of investment experience while simultaneously proving the reliability and effectiveness of its investment strategies in turbulent market environments. Assets under management currently exceed three billion US dollars.
Investment activity is focused on three broad categories:
- liquid instruments
- private equity
- special situations
UCP invests primarily in Russia in key economic sectors such as oil and gas production and processing, consumer goods and retail, financial services, infrastructure, IT, materials for high-tech applications, and engineering.
UCP is an active supporter of best corporate governance practices and, based on its multi-sector expertise, helps its portfolio companies to develop their business strategy with an aim of maximising shareholder value.
Companies within the UCP Investment Group also provide services on the securities market in several countries: LLC United Capital Partners Advisory is based in Russia; UCP Asset Management Limited is based in Cyprus.