Guest Commentary: Investment Strategies for Russia: XENON Capital Partners’ Experience

XENON Capital Partners, founded by Natasha Tsukanova in 2009, is a Moscow-based investment advisory and investment management firm. In this article, Stanislav Song, Chief Strategist of XENON Capital Partners, describes how private equity participants can successfully navigate and invest in the challenging Russian market based on lessons XENON learned via structuring, marketing and investing in Russia’s largest private equity deal in the utilities sector.