American billionaire has bought the shares of the IT-company Ciklum

American billionaire has bought the shares of the IT-company Ciklum

26.11.2015 News

American billionaire has bought the shares of the IT-company Ciklum

The famous American billionaire George Soros decided to invest to the development of Ukrainian IT-sphere. On the 18th of November 2015, he spoke about buying the part of the Horizon Capital in IT company Ciklum, and a certain amount of assets of Majgaard Holdings Ltd, which is owned by the head of Ciklum Torben Maygaarda. All the necessary arrangements in this regard should be made until the end of 2015

The purchase was initiated by AVentures domestic funds. The main manager of this fund Andrew Kolodyuk said that Soros had a big interest to our IT- service provider at the beginning of the year 2015. Our specialists showed them a great potential and capabilities of Ukrainian IT-sector, so that’s the reason Soros decided to buy shares in the IT-company Ciklum.

What was the price of this question? – no one knows the answer until now, but it is known that he did not buy the whole package of shares, he bought a part of Horizon Capital and the share of assets of the head of Ciklum Torben Maygaarda. Horizon Capital was founded in 2006, and one of the founders of the organization was the current Minister of Finance, Natalia Yaresko.

There are many questions like why did they choose this company to invest in? Firstly, it is one of the largest IT companies in Ukraine, which operates in this area for over 10 years. Secondly, the company has offices in the largest cities of Ukraine such as Kiev, Kharkov, Odessa, Dnipropetrovsk, Lviv and Vinnitsa. Ciklum also operates in countries like the United States, Great Britain, Switzerland, Germany, etc. The company counts more than 2,500 employees.

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