“We invest into fast-growing digital services and platforms that change people’s lives”
Olga Paskina
Co-founder, Partner

Olga has more than 15 years of top-management experience focusing on creative industries, capitalization growth, M&A, digital transformation and corporate culture development

Headed by Olga and due to her outstanding professional skills, National Media Group has become an absolute leader in audience share and financial effectiveness in Russia while increasing revenue 5x times. NMG was transformed by Olga from a traditional player into a modern multimedia holding with the focus on original content production and digital development. Among Olga’s strongest skills there is an ability to build strong partnerships: NMG has become a partner of leading international media companies, such as Discovery, Fox, Turner, Netflix

Olga has extensive experience in M&A: before NMG she ran ProfMedia where she led the sale of media assets of Gazprom-Media and the sale of Rambler Group to A&NN

Earlier Olga worked in Sun InBev where she became Head of Legal Department and HR and participated in the execution of many transactions, including the acquisition of Tinkoff brewery

Olga holds degrees in Legal and Finance from Volgograd State University and Wharton and Berkley MBA programs, IMD digital transformation program

Alexey Yanchishin
Co-founder, Partner

15 years of experience in corporate strategy, investments, and M&A. Successfully executed more than 40 M&A deals in various sectors

As a Deputy General Director for Strategy in National Media Group Alexey was responsible for holding M&A and strategy processes, closed more than 36 strategic transactions and investment projects, including deals with Netflix, VIASAT, FOX, Art Pictures, JV with RTK, launch of NMG Studio, More.TV, Vitrina.TV

Before NMG, Alexey worked as Strategy and Business Development Director in Discovery North-Eastern Europe where he was responsible for strategy development and JV with National Media Group

Earlier Alexey worked in Strategy and Investments in Gazprom Media and ProfMedia where he managed the sale of ProfMedia to Gazprom-Media and Rambler to SUP. Alexey also worked in Basic Element, where he developed Aviation Sector portfolio

Alexey holds degrees from Moscow Aviation Institute in IT and Finance and IMD digital transformation program

"All our experience is about consistent growth, scaling and development of businesses and the teams who we believe in"

Pavel Solntsev
Investment Director

Pavel has spent more than 15 years in finance and investments

He worked as M&A Director in National Media Group where he structured and executed more than 30 M&A deals and was led the integration and business planning processes for acquired assets

Before NMG Pavel was CFO of Vertical where he was responsible for finance function including raising of debt and private equity financing

Earlier Pavel worked in PwC (Moscow, London) in the field of audit and financial consulting

Pavel holds a degree from State University of Management in Strategic Management and is an ACCA qualified member

Elena Korostieva
Investment Manager

Elena has more than 6 years of experience in corporate strategy, Private Equity, and Venture Capital

She worked as an investment manager in National Media Group where she took part in structuring and execution of M&A deals

Before NMG Elena held the position of an investment analyst in Sistema, where she participated in strategy development and M&A deals, including Medsi Group, Concept Group, etc

Earlier Elena worked as an investment analyst in Summa Group and was a strategy consultant in NEO Center

Elena holds B.A. and M.A. degrees from Higher School of Economics in Management and Finance and is a CFA Level III Candidate

Olga Zenkina
Business Support Manager

Olga has over 20 years of experience in business support, project management, and corporate communications

Olga worked as Chief of staff of the CEO in National Media Group where she was responsible for full support to the executive team’s workflow facilitation

Earlier she held the same position in Russian Direct Investment Fund

Prior to that Olga worked in leading Russian investment banks such as VTB Capital, URALSIB Capital, and United Financial Group where she served in business support, client relations, and corporate communications

Olga holds a degree in Economics from the Finance Academy of the Russian Government and a Master degree in Marketing management from Moscow State University