- Moscow, Ekaterinburg, Ulyanovsk, Russia
- controlling stake
- Sale to a strategic investor
In December 2004, United Confectionaries B.V., which had a controlling stake in the group of companies, was sold to Orkla Foods, Norway.
SladCo was established in February 2001 based on the Confi confectionery plant in Ekaterinburg, Volzhanka in Ulyanovsk and Zarya in Kazan.
The company’s growth rate is reported at 78% in USD, up to $232M, and 91%* in Rubles, up to 7.1B Rubles.
"After coming off of a benchmark year for The OZON Group, 2012 began with the pivotal acquisition of Sapato.ru which has strengthened the already fortified leadership of OZON in the marketplace," said Maelle Gavet, CEO of OZON Holdings. "Efforts for the past six months have been concentrated on furthering the growth of OZON as a whole while blending Sapato.ru and OZON.ru to band together seamlessly. It has been a very organic and prolific progression."
Baring Vostok Private Equity Fund IV invested 50 million dollars to support further growth of Tinkoff Credit Systems (TCS).