Andrei Zadornov – Managing Partner


In his capacity as managing partner of BIC Securities Andrei advised and managed various M&A transactions for BIC Securities clients (mainly well known reputable international companies and local businesses) in different sectors, including financial services, pharmaceuticals, TMT, consumer goods & retail and others. In addition to M&A activities Andrei has substantial experience in arranging debt financing, related mainly with anticipated transactions

Andrei is one of the founding partners of BIC Securities (also known in the past as KBC Securities Baltic Investment Company or KBCS/BIC, which was the name of the company during 2007-2010, when the company was a part of KBC Securities Group, and prior to 2007 was also known as Baltic Investment Company or BIC). In 1999 Andrei and his partner, Kirill Jurzditsky teamed up to establish BIC, and jointly led the management of the company, building BIC Securities into a leading independent M&A advisory firm in Russian, Ukrainian and Baltic markets

Andrei started his business carrier in early 1990’s in Parex Bank, one of the largest Latvian commercial banks. In 1998 he became Head of Treasury of Parex Bank and member of the management committee. During his employment with Parex Bank he has also acquired experience within the areas of investment banking and corporate finance

Graduated as a Bachelor of Economic Science and Engineer from Riga Aviation University and from Riga School of Economics and Business Administration


Alexander Yakovlev - Director, M&A, Russia


Alexander focuses on mergers and acquisitions in Russia, primarily in the following sectors: pharmaceuticals, energy and utilities, mining, retail, consumer good and some others

Prior to joining BIC Securities, Alexander spent 7 years with Raiffeisen, where he held senior vice president position in M&A department. Before joining Raiffeisen Alexander worked in audit company Deloitte for 3 years. He served as consultant in tax and legal and later in financial advisory departments focusing on transactions support

Alexander graduated from the Moscow State University of Economics, Statistics and Informatics with honors


Artem Laptev - Associate Director, M&A, Russia


Artem focuses on mergers and acquisitions in Russia and CIS primarily in pharmaceutical, consumer goods, manufacturing and some others sectors

Before joining BIC Securities Artem has spent 6 years in several private equity funds where he held the position of investment director. In this role Artem was responsible for initiating and implementing investment projects and startups across diverse sectors as energy, transportation, mining, IT, and others. Artem also has experience in M&A transactions acting on both buy-side and sell-side, as well as in area of corporate governance

Artem graduated Finance University under the Government of Russian Federation


Evgeny Ohrimenko - Associate Director, M&A, Baltic States


Evgeny focuses on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&A) as well as capital raising in the Baltics. His experience in BIC Securities includes M&A assignments in the following sectors: financial services, technology, telecommunications, logistics, FMCG, and tourism

Before joining BIC Securities, Evgeny spent 1 year at Eventus Corporate Finance, Latvian corporate finance advisory company, where he specialized in corporate valuation and market analysis assignments in various industries, including dairy, logistics, manufacturing and retail

Evgeny is a graduate of the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga and is a Level III candidate of the Chartered Financial Analyst certification


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