All posts for the month April, 2013

QIWI IPO Analysis

QIWI plc (“Qiwi”) is in the midst of an IPO roadshow and has filed a fairly complete F-1 with the SEC, as it proposes to go public on the NASDAQ. The following are some of the salient points concerning Qiwi’s proposed offering and its underlying business. The transaction The offering is all about providing liquidity […]

About Leighton Peter Prabhu

I am a partner in Interstice Consulting LLP and head of the Russian office. My practice focuses on e-commerce business and marketing consulting, especially for foreign e-commerce brands entering the Russian market. I also serve as a consultant to some of the largest international portfolio investors in Russian equities (both public and private). You can find out more about my background and business interests on LinkedIn. You can also connect with me on Twitter and on Google+.

E-commerce in Russia: Seizing the Opportunity [re-post]

I’ve recently contributed a two-part article, co-authored with Ken Walsh of the US Commercial Service in Moscow, to the Pitney Bowes Global Ecommerce Solutions blog: Part 1: The State of Russian Ecommerce and the Potential for Growth Part 2: Digital Strategies for Entering the Market   About Leighton Peter PrabhuI am a partner in Interstice Consulting LLP […]

About Leighton Peter Prabhu

I am a partner in Interstice Consulting LLP and head of the Russian office. My practice focuses on e-commerce business and marketing consulting, especially for foreign e-commerce brands entering the Russian market. I also serve as a consultant to some of the largest international portfolio investors in Russian equities (both public and private). You can find out more about my background and business interests on LinkedIn. You can also connect with me on Twitter and on Google+.

Amazon’s Entry into Russia: Transcript from Voice of Russia Radio

Transcript from Voice of Russia radio, 19 April 2013, with Dan Moody and Peter Prabhu, discussing Amazon’s entry into Russia. Dan: Talking to the Voice of Russia about Amazon’s move into the Russian market. This is Peter Prabhu, a Managing Partner of Interstice Consulting and head of their branch in Russia. Peter: [on why Amazon […]

About Leighton Peter Prabhu

I am a partner in Interstice Consulting LLP and head of the Russian office. My practice focuses on e-commerce business and marketing consulting, especially for foreign e-commerce brands entering the Russian market. I also serve as a consultant to some of the largest international portfolio investors in Russian equities (both public and private). You can find out more about my background and business interests on LinkedIn. You can also connect with me on Twitter and on Google+.

Amazon Enters Russia

News is breaking today by Forbes Russia and RIA-Novosti about Amazon’s plan to open a Russian office. Subsequently, posts appeared on TechCrunch and Engadget about the move, but there has been no corroboration by the company. While the rumours about this have been circulating for months, this is the first time concrete details have been […]

About Leighton Peter Prabhu

I am a partner in Interstice Consulting LLP and head of the Russian office. My practice focuses on e-commerce business and marketing consulting, especially for foreign e-commerce brands entering the Russian market. I also serve as a consultant to some of the largest international portfolio investors in Russian equities (both public and private). You can find out more about my background and business interests on LinkedIn. You can also connect with me on Twitter and on Google+.

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