Nikita  Ryauzov
Nikita RyauzovManaging partner, co-founder

Nikita has more than 20 years of experience in private equity, venture capital, investment banking and corporate finance.

In 2018 Nikita and the team launched ExpoCapital fund where he is entirely responsible for strategic and operational development. He sits on Boards of Directors of several ExpoCapital’s portfolio companies. 

Prior to ExpoCapital, Nikita worked for major Russian banks such as Otkritie, MDM Bank and Bank Zenit. 

He was Managing Director at Otkritie Holding for 4 years, being in charge of corporate finance. Under his management, more than 30 private equity and M&A deals were closed.

Earlier, Nikita worked for 10 years at MDM Bank where he occupied the position of Head of Corporate-Investment banking for several years.

He started his professional career in Bank Zenit as Head of Investment banking.

Kirill Nifontov
Kirill Nifontov Managing partner, co-founder
<p>Kirill holds more than 20-year experience and expertise in finance and banking.</p> <p>Currently, he is СЕО at Expobank, he sits on boards of directors of Expobank in Russia, Czech Republic, Serbia, and also Reserve Insurance Company, D2 Insurance and SDM-Bank.</p> <p>During his professional career Kirill arranged and closed 30+ M&amp;A deals in the banking industry, including buying Russian subsidiaries from Barclays Bank PLC, The Royal Bank of Scotland Plc.</p> <p>At ExpoCapital Kirill takes part in elaborating strategic directions, fundraising and communicating with partners and stakeholders.</p>
Kiril Gavruk
Kiril GavrukInvestment director

Kiril is a fund team member since its inception. Prior to ExpoCapital, he performed a search, analysis and evaluation of special projects in Expo Group banks.

Earlier Kiril had worked at MDM Bank where he was responsible for certain distressed and non-core assets, at Sovlink investment company he had executed M&A deals. Kiril had also worked in audit at Ernst&Young.

Kiril has more than 15 years of experience and expertise in financial and investment analysis and project management. He is in charge with origination and implementation of investment deals and portfolio companies monitoring.

Yury Loginov
Yury LoginovInvestment Director

Yury joined ExpoCapital in 2018. Prior to this, he headed the project office of a nanotechnology center and was responsible for creation, financing and development of technology startups. Earlier Yury had worked on managing positions in large Russian corporations in innovation and power industry where he had accomplished different projects.

Yury possesses more than 15 years of project management and is in charge with origination and implementation of investment deals and portfolio companies monitoring. He also arranges corporate activities of the fund.