A1 is a leading Russian investment company, being the key investment division of Alfa Group Consortium, which is one of the largest privately owned financial and industrial groups in Russia.

А1 invests in promising companies in the most dynamically developing segments of the Russian economy and also in the CIS countries in order to create stable, competitive companies with an effective system of the corporate structure and management system.

А1 invests both its own funds, and, as a management company, the capital of its investors, the Alfa Group shaeholders first of all.

The business activity of А1 is needed by the Russian economy and society as a whole. It is from the projects of А1 that such companies as Alfa-Bank, TNK-BP, VimpelCom, X5  and the Rosvodokanal Group have grown, which have subsequently become not only strategic business areas of Alfa Group, but also landmarks for the whole Russian economy as a whole.

А1's business is focused on the improving the quality of corporate management in its portfolio companies, significant increase in capitalization, achievement of financial sustainability and transparency of the companies, and, finally, an increase in the investment appeal and competitiveness of the Russian economy.

А1 is a leading expert in the resolution of complicated economic and corporate situations. The Company’s resources allow it to perform all types of investment projects with high efficiency, including crisis management and resolving difficulties.