Avesta Investment Group is a leading investment advisory and research firm in Central Asia, with operations focused in Uzbekistan,  Turkmenistan and Tajikistan. It was established in 2003 as a private partnership with the purpose of providing professional financial advisory and securities services primarily to international investors. Avesta Investment Group is fully owned by the top management.

Main areas of firm’s competence are in:
– structuring financial and M&A transactions,
– investment advisory,
– real estate consulting,
– equity research and market analysis,
– corporate restructuring,
– advising on legal, regulatory and taxation matters,
– financial and legal due diligence,
– arranging debt and equity financing in local and international capital markets.

In 2005 we founded a separate subsidiary Avesta Research that is focused on providing industry research, complex marketing studies, and knowledge based solutions to companies in the telecommunications, banking and insurance, real estate, FMCG, metals and mining, and oil and gas sectors.

The team of Avesta Investment Group consists of highly qualified professionals with solid local and international experience in financial markets. Members of our team have more than 40 years of combined past working experience with some of the leading financial institutions, such as Morgan Stanley (USA), Credit Suisse First Boston (USA), Deutsche Bank (Germany), KPMG (UK), the National Bank of Uzbekistan and the Tashkent Stock Exchange. Top managers of Avesta Investment Group hold degrees from leading international and local institutions such as the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (USA), Otterbein College (USA), University of Maryland in Baltimore (USA), University of Durham (UK) and Tashkent Financial Institute.

We have an established network of relationships with preeminent financial, accounting, legal and engineering companies throughout the world that allows us providing tailor-made solutions on a competitive basis.

Our company is a partner of US-based international securities broker AuerbachGrayson (AGCO), through which we have access to a large network of USA-based investors – more than 300 investment advisers, hedge funds, private equity investors and family offices.

Avesta Investment Group has a proven track record and a number of achievements, including:

  • #1 M&A local adviser based on total amount of completed deals – more than $280 mln.
  • #1 financial adviser in Turkmenistan by the number and amount of completed transactions (2009-2016)
  • #1 research group based on the number of regularly published research reports (2004-2016)
  • leading securities broker and custodian on Tashkent Stock Exchange

We believe that the extensive and broad experience of the Avesta Investment Group team in the Central Asian markets, as well as the international professional experience in some of the leading investment banks and accounting firms, allows us to offer highly professional services to our clients.

Proximity to the local business environment and knowledge of the principles of international practice of running a business is a distinguishing aspect of our company on the financial services market of Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Tajikistan.

Please refer to the presentation of Avesta Investment Group for more information.