Alexander Tamas joined DST as a Partner in 2008. Through a series of transactions he helped to consolidate a number of leading Russian Internet brands under Mail.ru Group and subsequently led the $7bn IPO of the company. Alexander was a managing director of Mail.ru.
From 2009 onwards Alexander led efforts to establish DST internationally by leading investments rounds into companies such as Facebook, Zynga, Groupon, Spotify, Alibaba, Airbnb, 360Buy, Twitter and Zalando.
Prior to DST, Alexander worked in the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs in London where he was responsible for numerous technology and Internet IPOs in Europe and Russia, mergers and acquisitions in the Internet and software sectors and fundraisings for high-growth companies across Europe.
Before Goldman Sachs, Alexander co-founded Arma Partners and helped to build it to one of Europe’s leading independent technology m&a advisory firms.
Alexander is a German national and holds a BA form the Catholic University of Eichstaett and a MA in Business, Finance and Accounting from the Goethe University, Frankfurt.