ENR RUSSIA INVEST AG

ENR RUSSIA INVEST AG

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Company Overview
The company is a Swiss-based firm which is engaged in the provision of private equity investment activities. The company has its registered head office located in Geneva, Switzerland.
The company target markets encompass Russia, the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries, as well as Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia.
As of 2007, the company’s investment portfolio consisted of Naftrans Ltd. and its subsidiaries, which operated the Batumi oil terminal in Adjaria, Georgia. It controls and manages the operation of ENR Investment Ltd, Panariello Enterprises Ltd. and ENR Private Equity Ltd.
The company is a part of the Valartis Group AG, a Swiss banking group, which through its subsidiaries, offers asset management, wealth management, and investment banking services primarily in Europe.
The company shares are traded on the SWX Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol, .
Business Summary
The Company is an investment company. The Company’s investment objective is to invest in private and public companies in Russia and other Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries and in the Baltic States and to assist portfolio companies to grow turnover and to improve margins and generate long term capital returns on invested capital. Its investments will be done primarily through equity and/or equity related and/or debt instruments in companies operating in Russia, other members of the CIS and the Baltic States. As of December 31, 2009, its investment portfolio included Eastern Property Holdings Limited, Naftrans Limited and Unified Energy Systems. It provides expansion capital; assistance with business planning and strategy; development of optimal corporate and capital structures; assistance with financial and management reporting; securing strategic partner, and initial public offer (IPO) planning. Its investment manager is Valartis International Limited.
Description and history
The company is a member of the Swiss Association of Investment Companies with a listing on the SIX Stock Exchange.

Since 1996, it has invested in private equity opportunities in Russia, other members of the Commonwealth of Independent States (“CIS”) and Baltic States. These markets have low private equity penetration, strong economic fundamentals, many consumers and significant infrastructure development.

ENR provides expansion capital to execute growth strategies; assistance with business planning and strategy; development of optimal corporate and capital structures; assistance with financial and management reporting; securing a strategic partner and IPO planning. The company has a longstanding relationship with Valartis Group AG (www.valartis.ch), with Valartis International Ltd acting as investment manager. Valartis Group AG is a holding company listed on the SIX, focusing on Asset Management, Wealth Management and Investment Banking.

The company’s shares were listed on the Swiss Exchange on 19 November 2007, under the code of 003447695.

Business Line
Engaged in the provision of private equity investment activities
Subsidiary
ENR INVESTMENT LIMITED
Advisor
PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS SA
IPO date
11/19/2007
US SIC Code
6799
Company Address
P.O. Box 3458
Place du Molard 2 – 4
City province or state postal code
1211, GENEVA 3
Phone: +41 22 7161000
Fax: +41 22 7161001
Country address: SWITZERLAND
Website url: www.enr.ch