RBK Group

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RBK Group
Native name
РосБизнесКонсалтинг
Traded as MCXRBCM
Genre Media group
Founded Moscow, Russia (1993 (1993))
Headquarters Moscow, Russia
Key people
Director-general: Nikolay Molibog
Services Informational agency,
news web portal,
business newspaper,
business magazine,
business television
Revenue $92 million (2016)[1]
$26.5 million (2016)(2016)[1]
$14.4 million (2016)[1]
Owner Grigoriy Beryozkin
Number of employees
1500[2]
Website www.rbc.ru

The RBK Group or RosBiznesKonsalting (Russian: Группа компаний «РБК» РБК, РосБизнесКонсалтинг) is a large Russian media group headquartered in Moscow. Established in 1993. The company holds an informational agency RosBusinessConsulting, including a news web-portal, business newspaper RBKDaily (ru), monthly business magazine RBK and RBK TV. Capitalization on MOEX is $44.13 million (as of 10 March 2018).

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In 2000 RBK launched free webmail and hosting project, one of the large projects in Russia.

In 2002 RBK conducted the first Russian IPO on domestic exchanges, RBK became the fastest growing Russian company, according to the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu 2002 European Technology Fast 500 rating list.

In 2003 RBK launched RBK TV, the first and the only business channel in Russia.[citation needed]

In April 2016, searches were conducted at the ONEKSIM Group investment fund, controlling shareholder of the RBK Group, due to the recent publications about Vladimir Putin's daughter Katerina Tikhonova and her husband, Russian oligarch Kirill Shamalov[3], as well as about the Panama Papers[4]. RBK was recognized in Russia for investigative journalism, including reports on corruption and abuse of power[5] which led to forced change of leadership, including the editor-in-chief Yelizaveta Osetinskaya, in May 2016.[6]

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