Ilya Scherbovich

Ilya Viktrovich Scherbovich (born December 23, 1974) is a Russian businessman and manager, president and managing partner of the investment company United Capital Partners. 

In 2000-2001, Ilya Scherbovich was a member of the Supervisory Board of JSCB Sberbank of Russia. In 2006-2007, he was the head of the investment business of Deutsche Bank in Russia. In 2006-2007 (according to other sources, in 2003-2007) he worked as President of Deutsche UFG. Since 2007, he's been the president of the United Capital Partners Group (UCP). In 2012 and 2013, Scherbovich was a member of the board of directors of Rosneft, Transneft and Federal Grid Company in the status of an independent director. He was also a member of the board of directors of Uralmash Oil and Gas Equipment Holding, jointly established by UCP and Uralmash in 2012.

According to Forbes, in 2017, Scherbovich ranked 111th in the list of Russia's richest businessmen with a fortune of $950 million. 

Kings of the state order - 2017: Forbes rating


The multi-billion government contracts are obtained by mysterious contractors without tenders. 

Shcherbovich asks for peace, but prepares for war


Head of UCP Foundation Ilya Shcherbovich, who failed to win back the money for the non-voting shares of Transneft, offered a 'peace treaty'. But on his own terms.

Transneft defended its right to live according to the charter


Ilya Scherbovich's UCP lost a court action.

Nikolay Tokarev's dangerous games


Property interests of Rosneft have led to filing a claim to arbitration. What is Transneft guilty of?

Investors complain of Transneft


Several Russian and foreign funds claim that the divident policy of the oil transporting company exacerbate the investment climate in Russia.   

Rosneftegaz took somebody else's weapon


As a minoritary shareholder of Transneft, it demands confidential information.   

Scherbovich Foundation explained the reason for buying shares of Transneft


Transneft has been at war with a minority shareholder, UCP Foundation, owned by Ilya Scherbovich, for the last six months. The purpose of UCP is to sell to the monopoly its own shares. Now, the Foundation insists that it bought the shares of Transneft upon the latter's approval and having exactly that deal in mind. 

Victim of Vneshprombank: Vladimir Gruzdev has lost part of his wealth


The bank's creditors are trying to get off-balance sheet assets of the bank.

Save and preserve: what happened to Ziyad Manasir's construction business


In the spring of 2015, the former billionaire sold Stroygazkonsalting company. Forbes finds out why, and what does Ramzan Kadyrov's friend Ruslan Baysarov have to do with it. 

The fate of VKontakte is being solved in offshores


The war between the shareholders of VKontakte has reached the court stage.

UCP requires to recognize Telegram as the property of VKontakte


Ilya Scherbovich Foundation bought three companies related to the Pavel Durov's messenger, and demands the rights for Telegram through the court; in response, Group filed a lawsuit to invalidate the deal to buy a stake in VKontakte by UCP Fund.

The red button of Pavel Durov


On Tuesday, March 18 Group announced the acquisition of 11.99% shares of "VKontakte", officially becoming the owner of 51.99% controlling stake in the major Russian social network.

Reached ideal: Pavel Durov sold his share of VKontakte to Ivan Tavrin


The founder of Russia's largest social network VKontakte Pavel Durov sold his stake (12%) to CEO of MegaFon nd co-owner of YuTV holding Ivan Tavrin (no.200 in the ranking of 200 richest businessmen of Russia, according to Forbes, with the fortune of $ 0.5 billion).