At the present time foreign investors take an interest in Russian stocks and investment in funds oriented on Russian market. In accordance with the research of EPFR that was published by Bloomberg, the investments in 2016 in funds invested in Russian companies increased fivefold since 2015 and amounted to $1.14 billion versus $208 million. This is the greatest annual result since 2010 ($3.3 billions). In 2016 the inflow and the outflow of investments were changing every weekend. However, the market increase was observable since July till the end of December.
Such factors as the price stabilization of oil and the hope for thaw in relations between Russian, the EU and the USA are establishing favorable conditions for Russian assets. These makes for a revision of preplanned targets by Russian government and changes investors` forecasts. In accordance with these factors, in the near future the Russian market could become the leader in extent of obtaining funds among developing economies. Investment in Russia became quite profitable direction. It is obvious that the highest return on investments could reach the companies which are among the first to pick up the trend.
It is necessary to take into account that today the current situation ensures good possibilities for entering into the market. Moreover, this time is favorable for creating a new business and providing a high yield with economic development of the Russian Federation. The general direction of policy including preferential taxation, state programs, business loans support creates good conditions for small and medium-size companies to enter into the Russian market. There are many investment forums and platforms with a participation of Russian government representatives which demonstrate that the Russian Government is aiming to cooperating with businessmen and investors. On the basis of the results of investment forum «Sochi 2017» we can conclude that the Russian government is focused on the development of Russian regions. The report of Dmitry A. Medvedev «The Investments in Russian regions» was dedicated to plans for achieving an economic growth higher than the global average due to the activity in regions. The best examples of concession work experiences, regional upgrading projects and development plans of economic sectors have been considered through panel discussions. These factors are proved out by ratings of the largest technoparks which include a lot of Russian regional technoparks such as the investment and industrial technopark «Idea», «Technopark-Mordovia», «Ulyanovsk Technology Transfer Center», «West-Siberian innovation Center» in Tyumen, «Technopark in the sphere of high technologies» IT Park» in Kazan. The main target of technoparks is to provide favorable conditions for establishing and developing of small and medium-sized innovation companies and, additionally, to provide optimal terms for realization of high-technology projects by big corporations.
By now, TPG has accumulated the essential experience and is ready to provide complex assistance to new companies and international corporations that want to enter into the Russian market with individual business solutions. We are up to help you with developing of new projects including start-ups and current business maintenance which take place in Russia or onsite the CIS. We are ready to offer you legal support and consulting in different stages of developing investment projects and in various directions such as intellectual technologies, High-Tech, building industry, ecology, healthcare, power industry, energy efficiency etc.