General Atlantic Acquires 20% of Kaspersky Lab
American investment firm General Atlantic joins the company of a very small number of foreign investors who have taken on Russian projects, with the recent announcement regarding the acquisition of a significant stake in Kaspersky Lab. General Atlantic has acquired a 20% stake in the company for an amount that could be as high as USD 200 million. With the completion of the transaction they will be the second-largest shareholder after CEO Eugene Kaspersky, who owns 50%.
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