Mikhail Fridman Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 1

  • Exits
  • 1


Mikhail Fridman General Information


Mr. Mikhail Fridman is a Co-Founder and serves as Chairman at LetterOne. Mr. Fridman graduated from school in Lvov in 1980, where he won school Olympiads in physics and mathematics. After graduating from university with a first-class degree, he started to work as an entrepreneur. He has built private businesses with several partners, from the bottom up, in retail banking; telecoms; insurance, and water. He is co-founder of the ABHH group based in Luxembourg, which invests in banking groups, that provide retail banking services - for more than five million people and has about 40,000 corporate customers. In 1995 he and his partners entered the food retail market. They started with a handful of retail stores. The company they created - is today "X5 Retail Group", which is listed in London - is the No.1 food retailer in Russia - with 15700 stores. In 2003 he completed a deal with BP to form the 50/50 TNK-BP joint venture, which was sold for $56 billion in 2012. Mr. Fridman is the founder of the International Jazz Festival in Lvov, which is now one of Europe's top 10 Jazz festivals. He is an active supporter of Jewish initiatives worldwide - including co-founding the Genesis Prize, which is awarded annually in Jerusalem and has been dubbed the Jewish Nobel by Time magazine. He also co-founded the Genesis Philanthropy Group, which develops and enhances a sense of Jewish identity among Russian-speaking Jews worldwide.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • London
  • England, United Kingdom

Mikhail Fridman Investments (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Molotov 08-Dec-2016 00000 00000 000.00 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue

Mikhail Fridman Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Molotov 06-Dec-2021 000000000000000000 00000

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Mikhail Fridman Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Mikhail Fridman Angel Investor 0 0 London, United Kingdom

Mikhail Fridman FAQs

  • Who is Mikhail Fridman?

    Mikhail Fridman is an angel Investor who has made 1 investment.

  • What kind of investor is Mikhail Fridman?

    Mikhail Fridman is an angel investor.

  • What does Mikhail Fridman do?

    As an angel investor, Mikhail Fridman invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • What has Mikhail Fridman invested in?

    Mikhail Fridman has invested in Molotov within the Entertainment Software industry.

  • What has Mikhail Fridman invested in recently?

    Mikhail Fridman's latest investment was on 08-Dec-2016 in Molotov, a company within the Entertainment Software industry.

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