Alexander Tamas is a partner of Vy Capital which he co-founded in March 2013.
Prior to Vy, Alexander Tamas was a partner at DST from 2008 to 2013. 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 on the LSE. Alexander was a board member and managing director of Mail.ru.
From 2009 onward Alexander led efforts to establish DST internationally by leading investment 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 fundraising 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.
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