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    1. 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 fund L1...

    2. 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...

    1. 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 businesses...

    2. 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...

    3. 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 in a...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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 marked...

    7. 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 seemed...

    8. 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...

    9. 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 mention....

    10. 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 block...

    11. 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 at...

    12. 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 experienced...

    13. 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 their...

    14. 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 is...

    15. 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 along...

    16. 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 a...

    17. 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 his...

    18. 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 by...

    19. 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 billionaire...

    20. 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 private...

    21. 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 and...

    22. 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, when...

    23. 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 $1.5bn...

    24. 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...

    25. 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 account,...

    26. 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 the...

    27. 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...

    28. September 30, 2013

      Rosneft makes formal offer for minority investors’ TNK-BP stake

      Rosneft made a formal offer to buy out TNK-BP minority shareholders on Monday, six months after it signed a deal to buy out...

    29. August 16, 2013

      Ankara wades in to resolve Turkcell deadlock

      A Turkish government agency has broken the deadlock at Turkcell by putting temporary control of the country’s leading mobile...

    30. July 30, 2013

      Mikhail Fridman: Oligarchy with all that jazz

      Lounging in a hotel lobby with a panoramic view of Lviv, the medieval city in western Ukraine, the oligarch Mikhail Fridman...

    31. July 9, 2013

      Cukurova wins legal battle against Alfa over Turkcell

      Mehmet Karamehmet, one of Turkey’s best known businessmen, has won a long-sought victory over Russia’s Alfa Group in a legal...

    32. July 9, 2013

      Turkcell: interference on the line

      When a legal judgment advises that the facts can be briefly summarised and then rattles on for paragraphs, it is a sure...

    33. July 7, 2013

      Turkcell saga nears climax with UK court ruling

      A long-running battle over Turkcell, Turkey’s biggest mobile group, is entering a crucial week, with a UK court set to rule...

    34. June 17, 2013

      Former BP chief Lord Browne to advise Alfa on oil and gas deals

      Lord Browne, the former chief executive of BP, is to advise Russia’s Alfa Group on global energy investments, as it looks to...

    35. April 23, 2013

      US injunction deals blow to Turkcell tycoon

      A recent US court decision could “kill” the $1.5bn-$3bn effort by one of Turkey’s richest men to regain control over...

    36. beyondbrics

      April 8, 2013

      Tariko reels in vodka maker CEDC

      It took him a long time to reel in his trophy, but it looks as though Russian alcohol and finance magnate Roustam Tariko has...

    37. April 5, 2013

      Cash-laden oligarchs hunt pastures new

      Hours after Rosneft finalised a deal to buy out the oligarch founders of rival oil producer TNK-BP last month, Mikhail...

    38. April 3, 2013

      VTB given go-ahead for Tele2 deal

      Russian state bank VTB has received permission by Russian regulators to acquire the Russia business of Tele2, the...

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