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Leonid Bidny is a newly appointed Managing Director at A1

July 12, 2017. TAG: Investment

Leonid Bidny has joined the A1 Investment Company as the Managing Director.

“Leonid Bidny has the unique and successful experience in consolidation of large-scale specialized businesses, and in troubled assets management,” says Andrey Tyasto from A1. “I am sure that he will be able to implement his full potential as a member of the leading Russian investment company.”

The core task for Leonid Bidny at A1 is the projects within the company's specialization – special situations market. Before joining the A1 team, Leonid has held senior managerial positions for a long time in the Russian economy core sector – oil & gas.

“I am glad that I have this opportunity to join the A1 team and make my contribution in ambitious challenges that the company deals with. Special situations where A1 is involved require non-trivial solutions, and I am sure that my experience will play positive role here,” says Leonid Bidny.


From 2013, before joining the A1 team, he was the Business Development Director and Strategy Advisor to the President for Strategy at JSC Independent Petroleum Company.

From 2015, he was the Chief Financial Officer at Alliance Oil Company.

From 2010 to 2013 he was the Deputy Director for M&A at Renova Group.

Before 2010, he worked at Gazprombank, Lukoil Overseas, and other companies.

He graduated from MGIMO, “Law” specialization, and from Fordham University, with “Master of Laws” qualification.  

A1 is the key investment division of Alfa-Group Consortium. A1 is the leading Russian expert in special – complicated economic and corporate – cases. Today A1 manages the portfolio of assets in various segments of the markets in the Russian Federation and neighboring countries.


A1 is one of the leading investment businesses in Russia and the CIS. It focuses on investments in companies facing financial difficulties and engaged in corporate conflicts. Alfa-Bank (Russia), TNK, VimpelCom, Perekrestok (part of X5 Retail Group) and Rosvodokanal Group were originally A1 projects that later became strategic businesses for Alfa Group as well as core companies for the wider Russian economy.