Michael Calvey

Founder and Senior Partner, Baring Vostok Capital Partners

Michael Calvey is the Founder and is a Senior Partner of Baring Vostok Capital Partners, the largest private equity firm focused on Russia and the CIS. Baring Vostok’s funds currently own 20 businesses with combined turnover of approximately $1.5 bln and operations primarily in the media, financial services, IT and oil and gas industries. The firm is currently investing its fourth fund with total capital of $1.4 bln. Baring Vostok is or has been a major shareholder in Burren Energy, CTC Media, Yandex, Volga Gas, Caspian Bank, Europlan Leasing, Golden Telecom, Gallery Media, Sladco, Syktyvkar Forestry, VimpelCom and other leading CIS companies.

Mr Calvey chairs the Investment Committee for all of Baring Vostok’s funds, is a member of the Investment Committees for affiliated Baring funds in Asia and India, and is a member of the Board of Directors of GP Investments in Brazil. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Atlantic Council and the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association.