SITRONICS, which has consolidated Sistema's high-tech assets, raised $2,35 bn during an IPO on the London Stock Exchange. Later this year the Corporation increased its stake in the company to 60%.
Listing on the MICEX
Sistema's shares are included in the Level B quotation list of the MICEX under the AFKS ticker symbol.
Development of Healthcare business
Sistema acquired a 100% stake in American Hospital Group and a 20% stake in Medexpress clinics chain. Later Sistema consolidates a 100% shareholding of Medexpress clinics chain.
Sistema sells ROSNO to Allianz
Sistema sells 47.4% of ROSNO to Allianz for $750 mn with a call option for the remaining 3% for a few years.
Expansion of the banking business
Sistema acquired a stake in OJSC Dalcombank in Khabarovsk and increases it to 48.16%, while the MBRD consolidated 66% of East-West United Bank.
Entry to the Indian telecom market
The Corporation entered the telecom market of India and established a mobile operator, Sistema Shyam TeleServices (SSTL), which is later merged with the country's fourth biggest mobile operator, Reliance Communications.
Sistema and Roscosmos esteblished NIS
Sistema and the Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) established the Navigation and Information Systems OJSC (NIS) to provide navigation services.The company has become one of Russia's leading providers of transport monitoring services.