Sistema is a publicly-traded diversified holding company in Russia and the CIS.
Established in 1993, today Sistema is a large private investor operating in the real sector of the Russian economy. Sistema's investment portfolio comprises stakes in predominantly Russian companies representing various sectors of economy, including telecommunications, retail, timber processing, agriculture, high technology, banking, real estate, healthcare services and hospitality. Sistema is the controlling shareholder in most of its portfolio companies. Sistema's competencies focus on improvement of the operational efficiency of acquired assets through restructuring and attracting industry partners to enhance expertise and reduce financial risks.
Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sistema Vladimir Evtushenkov, with 61.7% of shares, is the principal Sistema shareholder.
Sistema’s global depositary receipts are listed under the “SSA” ticker on the London Stock Exchange. Sistema’s ordinary shares are in the first (highest) level of listing under the “AFKS” ticker on Moscow Exchange.