O1 Group was founded by Boris Mints in 2004 in Cyprus.
The company began with the acquisition of shares in Otkritie Financial Corporation in Russia.
In 2010 a strategic investment was made in another Cyprus-based company, O1 Properties, with the aim of acquiring and operating prime office real estate in Moscow.
O1 Group sold its shares in Otkritie Financial Corporation in September 2013. Later that year, O1 Group acquired two Russian private pension funds (Telecom-Soyuz and StalFond).
In October 2014, O1 Group acquired a 16.1% stake in CA Immo, a European listed company that focuses on investments in commercial property.
O1 Group acquired 100% of the shares in the BLAGOSOSTOYANIE OPS private pension fund (Russia) in December 2014.
In February 2015, O1 Group increased its share in CA Immo to 26%.
Early the same year, O1 Group and CA Immo announced a joint partial offer for the acquisition of a stake in Austria’s Immofinanz, further expanding O1’s interests in the CEE commercial real estate market. As of the current time, O1 Group and CA Immo hold around 7% of Immofinanz.
In June 2015, in the context of the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum, Alexei Kudrin and Boris Mints announced the initiation of a merger of the BLAGOSOSTOYANIE OPS private pension fund and StalFond private pension fund under the brand name FUTURE. The merger was successfully completed in Q1 2016.
In March 2016, O1 Group acquired the URALSIB pension fund, thereby improving its standing on the Russian market in terms of pension assets management.
O1 Group announced its intention to sell shares in CA Immo in April 2016. The transaction was completed in August 2016.
In June 2016, O1 Group competed the acquisition of Obrazovanie private pension fund and later the same year - the acquisition of Russian Standard private pension fund (Russia).
- Providing the conditions for assets growth
- Developing of competitive and stable business
- Offering high-quality products and services