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    1. April 1, 2016

      VimpelCom: shrink to grow

      The one thing that always goes up in a bear market is correlation. Despite operations in 12 countries, VimpelCom has...

    2. April 1, 2016

      Lunch with the FT: Mikhail Fridman

      As I sit with Mikhail Fridman in Frescobaldi, an Italian restaurant in Mayfair, my eyes drift to a quote from Dante’s...

    1. February 25, 2016

      Mikhail Fridman pulls out of Brazil phone merger

      Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman has withdrawn his offer to help finance a merger between Brazilian telecoms...

    2. February 17, 2016

      VimpelCom agrees deal in corruption case

      VimpelCom, the Russian mobile phone operator, has agreed a “prospective” settlement with US authorities, acknowledging...

    3. February 12, 2016

      Uber picks up $200m from Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman

      Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman’s LetterOne fund has invested $200m in Uber, the ride-hailing company, marking one...

    4. November 12, 2015

      Telecom Italia open to a deal with Oi for Brazilian business

      Telecom Italia is open to a sale or merger of its Brazilian business with rival Oi, with a deal possible as early as...

    5. October 14, 2015

      Russia’s Fridman spends $1.6bn on Norwegian oil and gas fields

      Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman has taken a step towards his goal of building a global energy business with a...

    6. October 11, 2015

      Ineos targets further North Sea assets in wake of $750m deal

      Industrial giant Ineos is preparing to snap up more North Sea oil and gas assets in the wake of the crude price...

    7. October 5, 2015

      Telenor to sell $2.3bn VimpelCom stake

      Norwegian telecoms group Telenor is looking to end its fractious relationship with VimpelCom by selling its $2.3bn...

    8. September 29, 2015

      Ineos among bidders for Mikhail Fridman’s North Sea gas fields

      Ineos, the Switzerland-based chemicals giant led by Jim Ratcliffe, is among several bidders, including two private...

    9. September 7, 2015

      Gazprom’s North Sea deal faces scrutiny

      Ministers are to examine a deal that hands Russia’s Gazprom interests in the UK North Sea, amid calls for Britain to...

    10. April 20, 2015

      Mikhail Fridman given three months to sell North Sea gasfields

      The UK is to force Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman to sell a dozen North Sea gasfields owned by his $10bn energy...

    11. April 7, 2015

      Turkcell tension exposed as LetterOne levels nationalisation claim

      Tension between the Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman and the Turkish government has burst into the open, with Mr...

    12. April 5, 2015

      Billionaire Fridman targets US and Europe in $16bn telecoms spree

      Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman is drawing up plans for a $16bn investment spree in telecoms and technology...

    13. April 5, 2015

      Telecoms must address technology disrupters, says LetterOne head

      For someone overseeing more than $13bn of telecoms assets, Alexey Reznikovich does not seem to have much time for the...

    14. March 17, 2015

      Fridman bids $2.8bn for Turkcell mobile group

      Mikhail Fridman, the Russian oligarch, has made a $2.8bn bid for a controlling stake in Turkcell, in the latest twist...

    15. March 17, 2015

      Fridman looks to avert political row by selling North Sea fields

      Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman is preparing to sell a dozen North Sea gasfields at the heart of a fierce row over...

    16. March 10, 2015

      RWE warns core earnings will fall amid energy market shake-up

      RWE on Tuesday warned of a “crisis” in fossil fuel power generation as Germany’s second-largest utility by market value...

    17. March 6, 2015

      Lord Browne returns to spotlight at side of former rival Fridman

      Even when Lord Browne resigned as chief executive of BP in 2007 after lying to a court about his private life, it...

    18. March 6, 2015

      BP finds itself working with Fridman and Browne again

      BP is back in business with Mikhail Fridman, the Russian oligarch with whom it had a tempestuous 15-year relationship...

    19. March 5, 2015

      Mikhail Fridman: The Alpha oligarch

      When the definitive history of Russia’s oil industry is written, the Chief Rabbi of Moscow will warrant a special...

    20. March 5, 2015

      Telecoms case shows Fridman’s taste for combat

      Mikhail Fridman’s taste for combat is not confined to the oil industry. For years, Alfa fought Telenor, the Norwegian...

    21. March 4, 2015

      Fridman given seven-day reprieve by UK to save North Sea gas deal

      The British government has set Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman a seven-day deadline to explain why it should not...

    22. March 3, 2015

      Downing Street behind challenge to Mikhail Fridman’s North Sea deal

      A decision to challenge Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman over his purchase of a dozen North Sea gasfields was taken...

    23. March 2, 2015

      Oligarch’s oil deal caught in sanctions crossfire

      Fridman’s North Sea oil deal As first days at work go, Monday was eventful even by the standards of someone as...

    24. March 2, 2015

      The case for blocking Russia in the North Sea

      The Ukrainian crisis is creating awkward commercial conundrums for many European countries as they seek to realign...

    25. March 2, 2015

      Profile: Lord Browne — master of reinvention

      Lord Browne, the former BP chief executive who is now heading L1 Energy, has a long history of reinventing himself. He...

    26. March 2, 2015

      Profile: Mikhail Fridman — from rugs to riches

      Mikhail Fridman, one of Russia’s richest oligarchs and chairman of Alfa Group, has so far walked largely successfully...

    27. March 2, 2015

      UK threat to block North Sea deal ‘not rational’, says Mikhail Fridman

      Mikhail Fridman, the Russian billionaire, has told Britain’s energy secretary that the UK government’s threat to block...

    28. March 1, 2015

      Mikhail Fridman in legal threat over North Sea block

      Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman has threatened legal action against the British government over its plans to block...

    29. February 28, 2015

      UK blocks sale of North Sea gasfields to Fridman fund

      The UK has blocked the sale of North Sea gasfields from Germany’s RWE to a multibillion-dollar investment fund backed...

    30. February 27, 2015

      Browne makes dealmaking comeback

      Lord Browne, the former chief executive of BP, is to take charge of a $10bn oil and gas group backed by Russian...

    31. October 15, 2014

      UK blocks €5bn Russian North Sea deal

      The UK has blocked a €5bn deal by Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman to acquire gasfields in the North Sea, as even...

    32. MBA blog

      August 21, 2014

      The London Entrepreneurship Review

      Few topics produce such wild extremes in opinion as that of entrepreneurship. For politicians, the tech media industry...

    33. July 31, 2014

      Cukurova reclaims Turkcell controlling stake

      A seven-year fight between a Russian oligarch and one of Turkey’s most famous businessmen came to an end on Thursday,...

    34. July 25, 2014

      Cukurova clears legal obstacle to regain control of Turkcell

      Cukurova, the Turkish company fighting to regain control of Turkcell, has cleared a legal obstacle to financing the...

    35. June 15, 2014

      Germany investigates €5.1bn sale of RWE unit to Russian group

      An energy spat between Moscow, Kiev and Brussels is threatening to erupt into a third “gas war” in eight years and...

    36. March 21, 2014

      Putin boosted by defiant tone at top and among people

      Vladimir Putin responded on Friday to US sanctions against his inner circle with typically acid humour. He had no...

    37. March 6, 2014

      VimpelCom writes down Ukraine business by $2bn

      VimpelCom, the telecoms group controlled by Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman and Norway’s Telenor, has written down...

    38. February 4, 2014

      Russian oligarchs take battle to NY court

      The 2013 purchase by two tycoons was the third-biggest oil acquisition of all time. Now another oligarch is demanding a...

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