RDIF investment strategy – five core pillars

Improvement in industrial
efficiency, including outsourcing
Development of infrastructure,
including logistics
Import substitution and
development of export potential
Development of the regions
with a focus on Russia's far east
Growth of the middle class


  • Provide an inflow of foreign investment.
  • Maximise returns on invested capital.
  • Contribute to the modernisation of the Russian economy.
  • Attract the best talent and technology to Russia from across the world.
  • Provide transparency in managing the Fund.


  • Investments are predominantly made in the territory of the Russian Federation.
  • Up to 20% of RDIF’s capital may be invested outside the Russian Federation, provided that these projects are benefiial to the Russian economy.

Global best practice

  • RDIF acts in accordance with the highest standards and best practices set by the global private equity industry.

Investment horizon

  • Expected exit is in 5–7 years (10–15 years for ‘greenfield’ infrastructure projects).

Size of investment

  • RDIF may own up to 50% of the share capital of a company.
  • Total share of a consortium of investors including RDIF may exceed 50%.


  • Public listing of shares (IPO).
  • Sale to strategic buyers.

Automatic co-investment mechanism

  • A number of RDIF’s investment partners automatically take part in all of the Fund’s deals.

Investment lift

  • Developing financial and administrative mechanism for domestic companies having export potential and operating in nonresource sectors of the Russian economy.