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About us

Branan is an integrated consulting, legal and investment firm based in Moscow. We focus on the Russian market and work primarily in the energy, utilities and technology sectors. Our clients are Russian companies that are recognised leaders in their industries, international companies doing business and investing in Russia, and government. We offer a practical, results-oriented consulting approach which combined with our multidisciplinary capability, provides an effective response to the diverse, complex business issues facing our clients; while our geographical focus on Russia provides in-depth knowledge of the local business environment. As a venture capital partner, we focus on early-stage technology companies. Our investment approach is consulting-based, partnering with management teams to add value to their businesses.

We are a local firm with an international mindset. The firm was established in 1999 by a team from the Moscow office of Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) and now employs over 30 consultants. Our consulting approach, business and assignment management practices, and culture have been strongly influenced by our origins. Branan’s founding partner, who has a background in international energy and environmental consulting, remains with the firm. Many of our consultants are graduates of international business schools, have international experience or have worked for international companies in Russia. We combine international know-how and experience with local knowledge and presence.

Our service portfolio is organised into four practices:

  • Energy – Branans original practice, with a focus on the power sector. We advise clients on their key strategic issues, leveraging our deep industry expertise and using rigorous analysis, practically applied to help with complex and critical business issues. Key services are corporate and business strategy, policy and regulation, investment strategy, growth, innovation and localisation. We use proprietary models and analytical tools for supporting analysis in areas such as competitive positioning, investment planning and pricing.
  • Ventures investment advisor and venture capital partner focussing on early-stage technology companies. We work closely with technology companies to raise capital and develop their businesses, and with investors to identify and develop investment opportunities inside and outside Russia.We are a venture partner of the RVC Seed Fund and recentlytook 2nd place among the funds partners in terms of the number of approved projects.
  • Legal Branan Legal is a dedicated in-house legal team, providing services in the fields of corporate law and governance, corporate restructuring, M&A transactions, and venture capital/private equity. Members of the practice have particular knowledge and experience of the legal and regulatory framework governing the Russian energy sector.