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The SFI holding company brings together a number of businesses with a long history behind them. The company’s single corporate center, which combines financial assets that had previously been developed independently into a single portfolio, was created in 2016. The holding company acquired its current name and structure in 2017, when the Europlan operating leasing company completed its spin-off from the public joint-stock company and SFI focused on the strategic management of the holding company’s assets and the development of the asset portfolio in general.
2015
The Europlan leasing company is acquired. Europlan launches an IPO on the Moscow Exchange. The Raiffeisen private pension fund is acquired and renamed the SAFMAR private pension fund.
2016
A minority stake (49% of shares) in the VSK Insurance Company is acquired. The three private pension funds acquired between 2012 and 2014 are merged with the SAFMAR private pension fund. PJSC Europlan launches an SPO.
2017
The holding company’s leasing business is spun off into a separate subsidiary operating company, the Europlan leasing company. PJSC Europlan is renamed to PJSC SAFMAR Financial Investments.
2018
The SAFMAR Financial Investments holding company acquires the Doverie private pension fund and a 75% stake in Direct Credit Center LLC (a credit broker operating under the Direct Credit brand). The corporatized Mospromstroy-Fond private pension fund also becomes part of the holding company. A three-year share buyback program is launched.
2019
The Doverie private pension fund is merged with the SAFMAR private pension fund.
2020
The SAFMAR Financial Investments holding company acquires a 10% stake in PJSC M.Video.
2021
Exit from the pension business: pension funds sold. 51% stake in GFN.RU cloud gaming service acquired. Stake in RussNeft Oil Company acquired. The holding renamed and rebranded as PJSC "SFI" (SFI Investment Holding). Direct Credit sold to the M.Video-Eldorado Group. Share buyback program completed. New investment strategy for PJSC "SFI" adopted.
2015
The Europlan leasing company is acquired. Europlan launches an IPO on the Moscow Exchange. The Raiffeisen private pension fund is acquired and renamed the SAFMAR private pension fund.
2016
A minority stake (49% of shares) in the VSK Insurance Company is acquired. The three private pension funds acquired between 2012 and 2014 are merged with the SAFMAR private pension fund. PJSC Europlan launches an SPO.
2017
The holding company’s leasing business is spun off into a separate subsidiary operating company, the Europlan leasing company. PJSC Europlan is renamed to PJSC SAFMAR Financial Investments.
2018
The SAFMAR Financial Investments holding company acquires the Doverie private pension fund and a 75% stake in Direct Credit Center LLC (a credit broker operating under the Direct Credit brand). The corporatized Mospromstroy-Fond private pension fund also becomes part of the holding company. A three-year share buyback program is launched.
2019
The Doverie private pension fund is merged with the SAFMAR private pension fund.
2020
The SAFMAR Financial Investments holding company acquires a 10% stake in PJSC M.Video.
2021
Exit from the pension business: pension funds sold. 51% stake in GFN.RU cloud gaming service acquired. Stake in RussNeft Oil Company acquired. The holding renamed and rebranded as PJSC "SFI" (SFI Investment Holding). Direct Credit sold to the M.Video-Eldorado Group. Share buyback program completed. New investment strategy for PJSC "SFI" adopted.