Mr. Akopyan joined UFG in 2012 as Managing Partner of UFG Private Equity.
Mr. Akopyan is responsible for TMT sector investments of UFG Private Equity funds. Arthur Akopyan has 20 years of experience in operational management corporate finance and raising investments for telecoms, IT and media. Since 2008 he performed restructuring work for several Russian financial holdings with the main focus on industries of telecommunications and IT.
In 2007-2008 Mr. Akopyan worked as CFO of Rambler Media (at the time the 1st Russian Internet company with listing on AIM, sub-market of London Stock Exchange).
Prior to Rambler, in 2001-2007 he served as CFO of telecom operators, such as Synterra, a leading fiber backbone and fixed-line provider, and PeterStar, an alternative telecom operator in St. Petersburg.
Mr. Akopyan graduated from Sochi State University (1995), and passed qualification exam with American Institute of Certified Public Accountants in 2001.