M&A Activities

Rostelecom strives to execute on good acquisition opportunities, buying high-quality assets that help strengthen its market position.

Major transactionsThe full list of completed transactions is available in Appendix 9 Acquisition and Disposal of Interests in Other Companies to this Annual Report. in 2018:

  • Acquired 75% stakes in LLC Open Mobile Platform and LLC Votron, the copyright holders of Sailfish Mobile OS RUS and Sailfish OS mobile operating systems
  • Acquired a 100% stake in LLC Solar Security, a technological leader in the Russian information security market
  • Acquired a 100% stake in CJSC Netris and LLC Netris Group, a leading Russian video surveillance software developer serving government customers, businesses and telecoms operators
  • Acquired a 99.92% stake in LLC Start2Com, a Russian developer of automated billing systems