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Offices

Moscow, RUS
Leningradsky pr. 47/2
Moscow, RUS

People

CEO & Co-founder
COO
Investor

Acquisitions

Vatera.hu, 10/2008 $9M

Investments

Cortica 3/2014
Magisto 2/2014
Cortica 6/2013
Tagbrand 1/2013

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Mail.Ru Group

Mail.ru Group was founded by Yuri Milner and is the largest Internet company in the Russian-speaking world. It is one of the largest Internet companies in Russia, and the world’s seventh largest Internet business in terms of page views.

Mail.ru Group operates two of the three largest Russian language social networking sites (Odnoklassniki.ru and Moi [email protected]), the two largest instant messaging networks in Russia (ICQ and Agent), Russia’s leading email service, Russia’s second largest Internet portal and Russia’s largest online games company.

Mail also holds strategic equity stakes of 32.49% in vKontakte, Russia’s largest social networking site, and 25.09% in QIWI, formerly OE Investments, one of Russia’s leading payment-processing companies. It also holds small minority stakes in Facebook, Zynga and Groupon.

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Products

Games.mail.ru

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Sources

  1. Mail.ru Co-Owner Acquires Hungarian Online Auction Site (blog.quintura.com) [edit]
  2. Cortica raises $20M in fourth round funding (geektime.com) [edit]
  3. Magisto Raises $2M from Mail Ru Group (finsmes.com) [edit]
  4. Cortica Raises $6.4M To Improve Visual Search And In-Image Ads (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  5. MAIL.RU GROUP INVESTS IN TAGBRAND (rusbase.com) [edit]
  6. NASPERS MAKES STRATEGIC INVESTMENT IN DIGITAL SKY TECHNOLOGIES (DST) (naspers.co.za) [edit]
    TENCENT INVESTS $300M IN DST AND ESTABLISHES STRATEGIC PARTNERSHI (tencent.com) [edit]
    DST Reaches Deal to Acquire ICQ Instant Messaging Service (invest-iq.com) [edit]
    Elbrus Capital Exits Mail.ru Group Via IPO (invest-iq.com) [edit]
    DST Becomes Mail.ru Group heading into IPO (invest-iq.com) [edit]
    Astrum Online to Merge Under the Mail.ru Brand (invest-iq.com) [edit]
    Yuri Milner puts up Mail.ru shares for sale (invest-iq.net) [edit]
    Wall Street Journal (online.wsj.com) [edit]
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