Our Approach


We believe in the power of partnership and understand that innovation has no borders.

We seek to invest in trailblazing companies around the world where we can work closely with Founders and management teams to help transform market leaders into global champions. Our focus on operational excellence, experience and expertise in M&A and worldwide network enable us to unlock new markets and opportunities for businesses and drive growth.

We are trusted partners committed to helping ambitious entrepreneurs and founders shape and execute on their global visions. Their aspirations are our aspirations — and their success is our success.

Operational Experience

Proven track record in driving growth in large and medium-sized businesses, and optimizing cost structure through efficient execution. Unparalleled access to talent and human capital management to drive unique synergies and partnerships.

Mergers and Acquisitions

More than 200 successful M&A transactions, including multi-billion-dollar transformational deals. Robust rollup strategy playbook through seamless execution and holistic approach to integrating and working with acquired companies.

Capital Markets

Executing several successful large-scale IPOs across the most reputable global capital markets, including a $1.8-billion IPO on the London Stock Exchange. Leading IPOs “from the inside” as former company executives and/or board members and partners to companies we invest in.

Ivan Tavrin, Kismet CEO
Ivan Tavrin, Kismet CEO

Team

Kismet is uniquely positioned to provide innovative, high-growth companies with a path to the public markets and enable more investors to access the next generation of value creators.

Ivan Tavrin, Kismet CEO

Publications

Publications

Kismet Acquisition Three Corp. Announces Pricing of $250 Million Initial Public Offering

Moscow, Russia, February 17, 2021

Kismet Acquisition Three Corp. (the “Company”) announced today that it priced its initial public offering of 25,000,000 units at $10.00 per unit. The units are expected to be listed on the Nasdaq Capital Market and trade under the ticker symbol “KIIIU” beginning February 18, 2021. Each unit consists of one Class A ordinary share and one-third of one redeemable warrant.

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Publications

Publications

Kismet Acquisition Two Corp. Announces Pricing of $200 Million Initial Public Offering

Moscow, Russia, February 17, 2021

Kismet Acquisition Two Corp. (the “Company”) announced today that it priced its initial public offering of 20,000,000 units at $10.00 per unit. The units are expected to be listed on the Nasdaq Capital Market and trade under the ticker symbol “KAIIU” beginning February 18, 2021. Each unit consists of one Class A ordinary share and one-third of one redeemable warrant.

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Publications

Ivan Tavrin interview with Bloomberg on Nexters business combination

February 4, 2021

Bloomberg Markets: Americas — Interview with Ivan Tavrin Bloomberg TV.

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Publications

Publications

Kismet Acquisition One Corp to merge with Nexters

Kismet Acquisition One Corp. SPAC and Nexters today announced that they entered into a definitive business combination agreement.

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