About MTS Group
Incorporated in 1993, Sistema is now one of Russia's top-10 companies by revenues and is one of the largest investment companies in the world. Sistema was ranked number 342 in the Fortune Global 500 list.
Sistema's global depository receipts are listed under the symbol "SSA" on the London Stock Exchange (1 GDR is 20 ordinary shares) and the Company's ordinary shares are listed under the symbol "AFKS" on the MICEX-RTS Stock Exchange.
The Group owns a diverse set of public and private companies, which it holds in two distinct portfolios. The Core Assets portfolio manages investments in mature businesses such as Bashneft, one of the largest oil companies in Russia; MTS, the number one telecoms provider in Russia and the CIS and Bashkirenergo, a leading power generating company.
The Developing Assets portfolio manages the Group's interests in smaller, growing businesses, such as Detsky mir - Russia's largest toy retailer, MTS-Bank - a retail bank, Medsi - the number one private healthcare company, RTI - a defense contracting and high tech business, Intourist - a travel operator, Russneft - one of the top-10 oil companies in Russia, SMM - a media holding, SSTL - an Indian telecoms provider, Binnopharm - a pharmaceutical company, NIS - the federal operator of the GLONASS system.