4i Capital Partners Recognized as Rising Star at Annual Private Equity Exchange & Awards

Kyiv, December 13, 2016 – 4i Capital Partners, the private equity investment firm managing investments in Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova, received the Rising Star Award in the category Best Russia & Central and Eastern European Private Equity Fund at Private Equity Exchange & Awards in Paris.

As one of the major Pan-European events on private equity and restructuring, the Private Equity Exchange & Awards is organized by Leaders League Group, a Paris-based media and rating agency for top executives at the international level.

At this year’s 15th edition held on December 8, 2016 the event gathered over 400 high-profile delegates to reward the best performers among European private equity funds, limited partners and management teams. Award winners are selected through a rigorous process by 80 experts including limited partners from across the world.

The Rising Star Award was established to recognize the value created by the firm in its investments and the overall performance of 4i Capital Partners among the best European private equity performers.

“We are very pleased to receive the Rising Star Award. These are challenging times, but our team is strong and determined. Jointly with our management teams we delivered solid increase in shareholder value and we are looking forward to even stronger performance in 2017”, commented Alex Munteanu, Managing Partner and Co-founder of 4i Capital Partners.

About 4i Capital Partners

4i Capital Partners is a private equity investment firm managing investments in Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova. The company’s principals have been making buyouts, expansions, restructurings and realizations in the region for nearly two decades. 4i Capital Partners was founded in March 2016 with the aim to capitalize on the opportunities resulting from the fundamental overhaul of Ukraine, one of the largest European countries. The investment team currently manages Europe Virgin Fund, with $ 57 million of committed capital and instrumental support from the international finance institutions such as the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank or the Swiss Investment Fund for Emerging Markets.