The Group’s assets include industry leaders, such as Metalloinvest, a leading global producer and supplier of high added-value metals and mining products; MegaFon, one of the most dynamic global telecommunications operators and the top mobile data and advanced mobile services provider in Russia; Mail.Ru Group, the Russian internet and social network leader; and UTH Russia, a leading media enterprise that comprises Disney Russia, Muz-TV and U television channels.
USM Holdings was established in 2012 to streamline and consolidate Alisher Usmanov’s various projects, which are the result of over 20 years of illustrious entrepreneurial and business development activities.
Bringing together Mr. Usmanov’s interests into one Group, USM is structured to facilitate the sharing of both intellectual and financial capital amongst its various companies. The Group’s companies benefit from a global network of relationships and a wealth of experience, which enable them to access investment opportunities both in Russia and internationally. The efficient reporting system and high transparency levels of USM Holdings’ companies are in line with international standards of corporate governance.
In carrying out its operations, USM Holdings acts in a socially responsible way, investing in long-term sustainable enterprises, stimulating economic development and creating employment opportunities in Russia. The Group cares about the communities in which it conducts its business, and supports them through a wide range of social projects in the fields of education, sports, arts, science and ecology.
The main shareholders of USM are Alisher Usmanov, Vladimir Skoch and Farhad Moshiri.