Sberbank signed the documents on acquisition of controlling interest in a map service 2GIS. Following the transaction, the savings Bank will receive 75% of service that was valued at RUB 14.3 billion, according to the website of the Bank.
Sberbank’s share in 2GIS is 72%, and 3% receive OOO “О2О holding” is a joint venture of Sberbank and Mail.ru Group in the field of food and transportation. The founders and management of 2GIS will retain 25% stake in the company. Investment funds Baring Vostok and Global RTP Leonid Boguslavsky will capital 2GIS.
2GIS is in the top 10 working in Runet holdings. The developer of the service is Novosibirsk, OOO “Doublegis”, which is the CEO — founder of the service Alexander Sysoev. Talks about the savings Bank was conducted in the summer of 2019.
As previously reported by Kommersant, Sberbank creates a platform for multimedia systems of cars. For its development it intends to enter into partnerships and invest in companies from the segment map services and music applications.